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The TSA is considering nixing passenger screening at 150 small airports across the country. (https://goo.gl/s49Qnv)
A malfunction caused a pirate ship ride at a Pennsylvania theme park to continue running for ten minutes while authorities tried to stop it. The ride normally lasts two minutes but this one went on for over fifteen. (https://goo.gl/Qz9tNV)
A Chipotle restaurant in Ohio has been linked to 518 separate illnesses in the past week but it’s still open.
California’s Death Valley set a record for its hottest month ever with an average temperature of 108.1 degrees in July.
A growing number of men in Saudi Arabia are upset that women have been given the right to drive.(https://goo.gl/skBt1a)
The Iranian army is going to conduct a massive military exercise to prepare them for a possible conflict with the United States. (https://goo.gl/z4LLCA)
A growing number of parents are paying “Fortnite Coaches” to teach their kids how to get better at the Fortnite video game. (https://goo.gl/Pjzqyc)
CNN is going to air the final season of Anthony Bourdain’s “Parts Unknown,” which he was filming prior to his suicide in June. (https://goo.gl/DVBP1p)
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Most toilets flush in E flat.
A raisin dropped in a glass of fresh champagne will bounce up and down continuously from the bottom of the glass to the top.
LINK TO TODAY'S WORD - Grandiloquent Words
-Of, relating to, or resembling frogs.
-Resembling, relating to, or characteristic of frogs.
Early 19th century; earliest use found in Thomas Love Peacock (1785–1866) writings, satirical novelist and poet. From classical Latin rāna frog + -arian.
Used in a sentence:
"Have you seen Jessica's ranarian new boyfriend?"
Is this story "Fake News" or something that actually happened in Florida.