For Your Perusal :: Fun Trivia, Tips & Information, 12 Mar 15

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Health:  The use of nutritional supplements or alternative therapies for migraine prevention is becoming more popular. One nutritional supplement is riboflavin, which is a B vitamin found in everyday foods like almonds, spinach, mushrooms and whole grains. [More on this article can be found here. ]

Travel: These 7 airlines offer free wifi:  1) JetBlue [for basic email and websurfing]; 2) Norwegian; 3) Emirates [(10MB) for free on most A380 and some Boeing 777 planes, with a more useful 500MB available for $1]; 4) Turkish Airlines; 5) Air China [only for laptops and tablets]; 6) Hong Kong Airlines; and 7) Nok Air. [More on this article can be found here.]  

Leisure:  On December 21, 1913, the Sunday New York World printed a puzzle called a “word-cross,” devised by Liverpudlian Arthur Wynne. The puzzle was an immediate success and became a weekly feature. The name evolved into the more euphonious “cross-word,” and finally, the hyphen was dropped. Despite the success, the World was the only paper printing the puzzles until 1924 when a fledgling publishing house put out a collection of the World’s puzzles in book form. A craze was launched, along with the publishing company of Simon & Schuster. [Read more: History of the Crossword Puzzle.]
 
Trivia:  The average person spends 6 months of their life sitting at red lights //
The average lead pencil will draw a line 35 miles long or write approximately 50,000 English words.  More than 2 billion pencils are manufactured each year in the United States. If these were laid end to end they would circle the world nine times. //Studies have shown that children laugh an average of 300 times/day and adults 17 times/day, making the average child more optimistic, curious, and creative than the adult. // In the last 3,500 years, there have been approximately 230 years of peace throughout the civilized world. [Source, here].
 
Hacks:  41 Creative household hacks found here.
 

Images:  Smith and Cult Nail Polish in Pillow Pie // Roses // Art // Love // Diana Vreeland Parfums Simply Divine Eau de Parfum in Tuberose Flower //  Wesley Lace Bustier by Eight Slate

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