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May 17, 2020

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  • George Washington survived smallpox, malaria (six times), diphtheria, tuberculosis (twice) and pneumonia.  source :She Cannot Tell a Lie BOOK REVIEW, PAGE 14 

• ReFrame, the largest drug-repurposing library in the world, houses 20 milligrams of nearly every drug that has ever undergone safety testing in people, whether or not it proved effective for its original use.
• A large plant of the weed garlic mustard can disperse 7,900 seeds that can lurk in soil for as long as 10 years. 

  • The overall collection of Funko Pops, those vinyl figurines with saucerlike eyeballs and oblong heads, includes 34 distinct figures of Conan O’Brien. source :Finally, Funkos for Female Directors ARTS & LEISURE, PAGE 12

  •  In air travel, zeppelins, not airplanes, were the first to offer passenger flights in Europe and the first to transport passengers across the Atlantic Ocean. ‘From Now On Our Place Is in the Sky!’ source BOOK REVIEW, PAGE 9

 • According to a 2019 YouGov survey, 45 percent of U.S. adults believe in ghosts. source Violating Spectral Distancing Rules SUNDAY STYLES, PAGE 6 

  •  Because of low interest rates, the payout on commercial annuities has dropped by more than 50 percent over the last 30 years. Dealing With the Dark Side of Low Interest Rates  source:SUNDAY BUSINESS, PAGE 5