DR. SEUSS DAY
Today, March 2nd, is National Read Across America Day … otherwise known as Dr. Seuss Day. The day is celebrated annually on March 2nd – the birthday of Dr. Seuss. So, read a book today. Even better, read with a child. Use #Dr.SeussDay to post on social media.
The University of Central Florida is adding a “resort-style lazy river” to its student athlete village. The perk is part of a $25 million upgrade. Yep, higher learning and higher relaxation … (Cosmo)
Remember when calling for a pizza delivery meant getting a hot pie ASAP? Well, now that will cost a little extra.
Papa John’s just introduced a service called Papa Priority, which charges customers $2.99 to jump the line and get slightly quicker delivery. The upcharge doesn’t guarantee faster delivery, just a promise to leap-frog other folks in line.
What’s next … a buck more for a luxury box? (New York Post)
Bottled water … now bottled air? Believe it or not, a British man is banking on the fact that we will pay big bucks to get our hands on some cool, crisp air.
John Green, who moved to Switzerland 20 years ago, is charging nearly $300 a bottle for everyday air he says he captured in the Swiss Alps, and thinks he can get rich selling the stuff to ultra-rich residents of polluted cities around the world.
Green insists he’s not just blowing hot air, saying, “We keep the extraction location a secret to protect supplies. All I can say is it is collected near a babbling mountain stream, fed by melt water from a famous glacier, near a very famous mountain.” (Daily Mirror)
Next time someone tells you to grow up, don’t get mad, go back to school – adulting school!
A facility that just opened up in Portland, Maine, promises to teach allegedly grown-up humans how to be REAL grown-ups – with lessons on everything from relationships to housekeeping.
Clueless 20- and 30-somethings can study up on anything from buying home insurance to folding a fitted sheet to changing a flat tire.
Need extra incentive to sign up soon? There’s even a class on how to do your taxes … like an adult! (Travel and Leisure)