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dog reading magazine at hairdresserReading magazines this week, I learned that:

The average German owns 10,000 objects.

(Time, 4/11/16)

Albert Einstein’s eyeballs are in a jar in a safe-deposit box.

(Time, 4/11/16)

Senator Lindsey Graham has said that having to choose between Trump and Cruz is like trying to decide between being shot and being poisoned.

(Time, 4/11/16)

Online porn is becoming de facto sex ed for many young people.

(Time, 4/11/16)

Self-driving cars could reduce traffic accidents by up to 90 percent.

(Rolling Stone, 3/24/16)

Self-driving cars “will replace the romance of the open road with the romance of riding around in what amounts to a big iPhone.”

(Rolling Stone,3/24/16)

Genome-sequencing company BGI plans to sell micro pigs, which are pigs who are the size of Corgis because their growth-hormone genes have been deleted.) 

(Departures, 1/16)

The Who’s Roger Daltrey, 72,  identifies not as a senior citizen but as a  “wise wonderful wanker.”

(Rolling Stone, 3/24/16)

Maple syrup might help prevent Alzheimers.

(New York, 3/21/16)

There are 105 self-driving cars registered in California. Seventy-three of them belong to Google.

(Rolling Stone, 3/24/16)

Feeling valued by a spouse is the most consistent predictor of how happy people are in their marriages.

(Prevention, 3/16)

Roz Warren (www.Rosalindwarren.com) is the author of OUR BODIES, OUR SHELVES, A COLLECTION OF LIBRARY HUMOR http://ow.ly/LpFgE

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