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  A new page in the book of life:  Sunday, 26 March, 2017

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Toady's tidbits for today /
Don't skip breakfast! Start the day with some food for thought.

Words to keep
"A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops." —Henry Brooks Adams (The Education of Henry Adams)

Pop culture eternal
A terrible disappointment led Walt Disney to create Mickey Mouse. Disney had created a character called Oswald the Rabbit and had sold the copyright to a syndicate. The two parties had agreed that Disney would continue drawing the character, but the syndicate suddenly replaced him with another cartoonist. Having lost his character, he had to create a new one. The result was the birth of Mickey Mouse.

Toady's teaser for today /
Look tomorrow!

Q:  A double feature: Which of the following superheroes can fly? Which has no superhuman powers at all? (1) Batman. (2) Spiderman. (3) Superman.

Yesterday's teaser
Q:  Here are some clues to a certain environmental problem: the sea is rising, spring comes early, animals move north, and both heat waves and heavy snowfalls are more common than before. What's the problem?
A:  Global warming, a problem that is caused mainly by human activities.
Toady's triathlon for today / Here are three quick exercises to get you going!
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