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A hand job?
I fix the unevenness of a table with cardboard for a living... 😞
TIL President Harry S. Truman was so poor after his presidency that Congress had to enact a law to give him a pension. President Herbert Hoover the only other living ex-president took the pension as well, despite his wealth, to avoid embarrassing Truman.
TIL after his wife was denied water by upper caste people, Indian laborer Bapuro Tajne managed to dig her a well in under 40 days and ended up discovering a water source capable of sustaining his entire village.
We were challenged to climb the highest mountains in Scotland, England and Wales respectively, all within 24 hours... we did it in 23hrs 53mins and raised £1800 for charity in the process! This is me enjoying a well-deserved dram of Lagavulin to ward off the pain
Delaying school start time can result in sustained benefits on sleep duration, daytime alertness, and mental well-being even within a culture where trading sleep for academic success is widespread, based on a study of 375 students in grades 7–10 from an all-girls’ secondary school in Singapore.
Susan Sarandon has revealed that Paul Newman once gave her part of his salary. They starred together in the 1998 film Twilight, with Gene Hackman. Sarandon discovered that her male co-stars were getting paid the same as each other - and more than her. Newman said, "Well I'll give you part of mine."