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If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world. -- J.R.R. Tolkien
May 27, 2022
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pop: 40%
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Mon May 30A mix of sun and cloud
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uncanny

adjective (un-KAN-ee)

Uncanny is typically used to describe something that is strange or unusual in a way that is surprising or difficult to understand. It can also describe something that seems to have a supernatural character or origin.

// The child has an uncanny ability to recognize streets and locations she's seen only once or twice before.

// The noise suddenly stopped, and an uncanny silence filled the room.

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"Having reinvented contemporary circus as an aesthetically ambitious artform, the company here demonstrates ... what can be achieved when uncanny acrobatic prowess meets the poised spatial intelligence of contemporary dance and the intensities of physical theatre." — Andrew Fuhrmann, Cameron Woodhead, and Jessica Nicholas, The Age (Melbourne, Australia), 10 Apr. 2022


"Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations." - Steve Jobs
- Celius Dougherty, American pianist and composer, born in Glenwood, Minnesota (d. 1986)
- Henry Kissinger, US Secretary of State (1973-77) and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1973, born in Fürth, Bavaria, Germany
- Sumner Redstone, American media mogul (ViacomCBS), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2020)
- Jeffrey Bernard, British writer (Spectator Magazine - Low Life), born in Hampstead, london (d. 1997)
- Ramsey Lewis, American Grammy Award-winning jazz-pop pianist ("The In Crowd", "Wade in the Water"), born in Chicago, Illinois
- Leo LeBlanc, American country musician and pianist who was legally blind, born in Worcester, Massachusetts (d. 1995)
- Priscilla Anne McLean, composer
- Rebekah Brooks, English journalist (implicated in News International phone hacking scandal), born in Warrington, England

On this date in 1896, a monster tornado slammed St. Louis, Missouri, killing 306 people and causing $13 million in damages. Although the path the storm took was fairly short, it cut across a densely populated area, which contributed to the high death toll.

- Turkish troops occupy Orsova and Ochakov in eastern Europe
- 27th Preakness: L Jackson aboard Old England wins in 1:45.8
- Italian army begin siege of French western Fort Bir Hachim
- Walt Disney World construction begins at Bay Lake and Lake Buena Vista, Florida
- Russian President Boris Yeltsin signs a historic treaty with NATO
- Indianapolis 500: race rookie Hélio Castroneves of Brazil leads for the final 52 laps to win first of 4 Indy 500s; Penske Racing sweeps 1st-2nd with Gil de Ferran the runner-up
- Conrad Elvehjem, American biochemist and nutrition scientist (discovered niacin), born in McFarland, Wisconsin (d. 1962)
- Daniel Greenway, CEO (Daniel Greenway and Sons)
- Louis Gossett Jr, American actor (Officer and Gentleman, Deep), born in Brooklyn, New York
- Ray Sheppard, Pembroke, NHL right wing (Florida Panthers)

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