Tuesday November 20, 2018
BRAIN ON DRUGS:
WAYMO is getting ready to launch a fleet of self-driving taxis early next month. (https://goo.gl/qAUxrc)
A survey by Credit Suisse found that the United States added 878,000 millionaires in the past year. (https://goo.gl/nwTvHL)
A new study found that the average person checks their cell phone fifty-two times per day.(https://goo.gl/fxsr5v)
A study published in the Journal of Evolutionary Biology found that men with beards are considered more attractive. (https://goo.gl/DX74bJ)
A Texas woman celebrated her divorce by exploding her dress in a video that’s since gone viral. She used twenty pounds of explosives that she shot with a gun from 100 yards away.The stunt cost over $2,000 in explosives.(https://goo.gl/aoV3jF)
Three Commercial Airline Pilots spotted a UFO over Shannon Airport in Ireland. Aviation Officials are investigating.(https://goo.gl/F7VScq)
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LINK TO TODAY'S WORD
-Involuntary and habitual grinding of the teeth
-The habit of unconsciously gritting or grinding the teeth, especially in situations of stress or during sleep.
From Greek brychein to gnash the teeth + English -ism - First Known Use: 1932
Used in a sentence:
“Anna’s bruxism has resulted in chronic headaches and damaged teeth.”
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A 30-year-old man is facing felony charges after flying into a rage while playing a video game and firing more than a dozen rounds from two different handguns into the ceiling and walls of his bedroom of his North Knox County home. One of the bullets struck a house directly across the street where a family of three was at home, arrest warrants state. Authorities later found the round lodged behind a window shutter. No one inside the house was injured. Casey L. Jones is charged with four counts of reckless endangerment involving a deadly weapon following the incident, reported at 1:37 a.m. Wednesday. A woman in the home with Jones told Knox County Sheriff's Office deputies there was no trouble before Jones erupted.(https://goo.gl/q8eAxA)
Is this story "Fake News" or something that actually happened in Florida.