Stream of Facts
Aribica beans are most popular type of coffee beans, comprising 70 percent of coffee consumption.
The Coffee Mill and Tobacco Roll, opened in 1657 in London, helped spread the popularity of chocolate among nobles.
The fried chocolate sandwich introduced in 2004 by the Ramada Jarvis Hotel in Scotland contains over 1,000 calories.
Cannabis smokers consume 25 to 40 percent more calories than most others, according to a 2001 study by the University at Buffalo; nonetheless, they maintain a lower body mass index.
A prayer movement intended to lower gas prices, Pray at the Pump, was founded in D.C. as a decidedly alternative method of coping with high gas prices.
An all time high temperature for Earth, the thermometer climbed to 136 degrees Fahrenheit in Al’Aziziyah, Libya on September 13, 1922.
Triskaidekaphobia, a fear of the number 13, is common in superstition and folklore.
Dreams involving falling one of the most common dreams are said to signify insecurity.
Word Of The Week
Nonpareil - adj. having no equal.
RIT’s nonpareil hockey team plowed forward towards the Frozen Four, letting nothing stand in their way.
Definition taken from http://merriam-webster.com.
Overseen & Overheard
“I had a dream last night that I got a haircut, and I was happy ‘cause it was so good. Then I woke up and was sad.”
— Male student in Commons
“Kayaking in the pool is like masturbating. It’s not the real thing.”
— Female student in the Gordon Field House
“Oh, we were active. Active in a way you don’t want high schoolers to be.”
— Female student in RITz
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Remember growing up, when NyQuil was the coolest part of a cold? Where you could painlessly coast through an illness in the blissful, spaced-out half-coma it provided? If you’ve felt that NyQuil in recent years just isn’t cutting it, you’re not alone. In 2006, NyQuil was reformulated to remove the pseudoephedrine, a powerful decongestant, in order to maintain it’s over-the-counter status. Unfortunately, it was that exact reaction of pseudoephedrine and the cocktail of other chemicals that was putting you on cloud nine. But fret not: Vicks has recently brought back the original formula, in all it’s meth-precursorey goodness, under the name NyQuil D. The catch you need to ask for it at the counter, as well as provide ID.