Did you watch the Super Bowl? Did you have a good weekend? For those new around here, I list some fun, quirky, or interesting news items every Monday that happened in the past week that may make for good small talk as you make your way around to meet new friends. If you're looking for some small talk opportunities, these news items might be just the ticket.
- This story about a family finding a tortoise thirty years after they "lost" it is pretty interesting. And hard to believe. Do you believe it?
- A nickel that's worth millions of nickels.
- The top dog.
- How long have you gone without using a sick day? This woman lasted 44 years! Wow!
- Richard III has been found! As a Tudor fiction and history lover myself, I can't believe how cool it is that this mystery has been solved in my lifetime. The miracle of DNA. Here's more about it.