The last day of July! Summer is going so fast. Have you made a few new friends this summer? Perhaps these small talk news items will help you connect.
- I love stories like this: 7 jobs for people that bore easily. This is a good topic to talk about with current friends or strangers, because really, who doesn't want to be bored at work? Quirky topics like this will help you keep conversation interesting and fresh.
- Former Olympian Ann Curtis died. She was a gold-medalist in swimming in 1948, coincidentally the last time the games were held in London.
- I'm not much on Hollywood gossip when it comes to small talk, but Twilight has been so successful that it might help you know about the recent scuttlebutt that Kristen Stewart cheated on costar and real-life beau Robert Pattinson.
- Facebook made a big splash when it went public. Here's the latest on the earnings report.