Strange BUT TRUE bird. Had Franklin had his way, we’d be looking to find national pride in the somewhat more humble turkey. • When you think of large tire manufacturers, the companies that immediately spring to mind are probably Goodyear and Michelin. Yo
• It was 17th-century French philosopher Rene Descartes who made the following sage observation: “If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things.”
• Does the sight of a bald eagle inspire you with patriotism? If so, you can thank John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, who overruled Benjamin Franklin when deciding on the national say that when buying beer at the grocery store, men tend to get six-packs, while women are more likely to stock up with 12-packs.
• In 2010, a man in Canada heard a strange sound coming from a dumpster in his neighborhood. When he looked in, he was shocked to find a newborn baby. He rescued the infant, of course, and took it to the authorities. It was only later that he found out that he was the baby’s father.
Thought for the day:
“Marriage is like college; as great as it is, it ain’t for everybody.”
— Ray Charles