During the Renaissance, blondes definitely had more fun. Blond hair for women became so much de rigueur in Venice that a brunette was not to be seen except among the working classes. Venetian women spent hours dyeing and burnishing their hair until they achieved the harsh metallic glitter that was considered a necessity.
The common housefly is faster in one sense than a jet airplane. The fly moves 300 times its body length in one second, while the jet, at the speed of sound, travels 100 times its body length in one second.
A skulk or leash of foxes
A troop or mob of kangaroos
An army or colony of frogs
An ascension or exaltation of larks
A leash of greyhounds
A leap (leep) of leopards
A down or husk of hares
The Roman emperor Nero married his male slave Sporus in a public ceremony, while Emperor Caligula was so proud of his horse that he gave the animal a place as a senate consul before he died.
Green Link of the Day: Comfort, Convenience and Disposable Items from "Reduce Footprints" blog.
Healthy Living Link of the Day: Three Super Spices for Your Blood Sugar from Real Age.