Top 10 Facts Of The Day (April 2, 2017)
10. a few weeks before Abraham Lincoln was elected president, 11 year old Grace Bedell sent Lincoln a letter encouraging him to grow a beard, writing, “All the ladies like whiskers and they would tease their husbands to vote for you…” By the time of his inauguration, Lincoln had a full beard.
9. Anyone who jokingly tweets that they will kill or harm a U.S president is subject to a visit from the Secret Service.
8. There’s a tattoo parlor that covers up racist or gang-related tattoos for free. Dave Cutlip, owner of Southside tattoo in Maryland, says he gets up to 150 messages a day from people who want to conceal tattoos they now regret. He’s happy to give these people a second chance when he can, because after all “sometimes people change”
7. Berserk llama syndrome is a real condition where a llama believes its human owner is also a llama, causing the animal to become aggressive.