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Devils Lake Journal - Devils Lake, ND
  • Morning Jolt: World's oldest person dies at 116

  •  Besse Cooper of Georgia died Tuesday at the age of 116. She was the oldest person in the world, according to Guinness. Born Aug. 26, 1896, Cooper told Guinness earlier this year that the escret to her long life was, "I mind my own business. And I don't eat junk food."

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  • In the news: Besse Cooper of Georgia died Tuesday at the age of 116. She was the oldest person in the world, according to Guinness. Born Aug. 26, 1896, Cooper told Guinness earlier this year that the escret to her long life was, "I mind my own business. And I don't eat junk food."
    Happening today: Today is Day of the Ninja, a day in the spirit of Talk Like A Pirate Day. Dress up like a ninja if you dare, or simply show your skills to your friends and family.
    Opening bell: The Dow Jones opened at 12,951.78; it finished Tuesday down 13.82‎ points.
    Motivational quote: “The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” - Lao Tzu
    Watercooler talk: Baby twins can swim on their own
    They can't walk yet, but these twins in England are taking to swimming like it's nothing. William and Ellie are able to swim the length of an 82-foot-long pool on their own, and without the help of floatation devices. Their parents say they noticed the unusual talent when they started swimming classes with them. Soon the babies were swimming on their own.
    GateHouse News Service
     

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