George Washington appointed John Rutledge as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court while the Senate was on recess. The Senate refused to confirm Rutledge, making him the first and only Supreme Court Justice unseated by the Senate. He then attempted suicide, but was rescued by two slaves. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joh…
The senate made poor excuse after excuse for taking a summer break, until they finally mandated it in 1970. "members of Congress sought a way to establish a summertime recess. In 1970, finally facing the reality of year-long sessions, Congress mandated a summer break as part of the Legislative" senate.gov/artandhistory/…
Children will, on average, eat 54% more fruits and vegetables if recess comes before lunch (versus the other way around) news.byu.edu/news/study-e…
Holding recess before lunchtime can increase fruit and vegetable consumption by 54% foodpsychology.cornell.ed…
The voice actor that plays Pajama Sam is the same that plays Bobby Hill in King of the Hill and Ashley Spinelli in Recess - Pamela Adlon en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paj…
6-year-old Ryan Gosling, inspired by the movie "First Blood," once took steak knives to school and threw them at other children during recess en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rya…
During a recess of the case in which Charles Manson and the family were on trial for murder, one of the attorneys involved (Ronald Hughes) went missing and was eventually found dead three months later en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ron…
Pamela Adlon from Louie/Californication voiced cartoon characters like Bobby Hill (King of the Hill), Pepper Ann (Pepper Ann), and Spinelli (Recess) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pam…
A Disneyland employee working as Winnie the Pooh went to court for slapping a child. After recess, the man returned in costume, jigged, and answered questions on the stand in full character. The jury acquitted him after seeing the costume's short arms disallowed slapping someone at child height. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inc…
A NOOK is a small corner formed by two walls; an alcove or recess, forming a hidden or secluded spot. A CRANNY, by comparison, is small, narrow opening, fissure, or crevice in a wall, or other substance. wikidiff.com/nook/cranny
Some schools are banning tag, and other games that involve running during recess! exrx.net/Questions/Tag.ht…
Ryan Gosling, having been heavily influenced by the film First Blood, took steak knives to school and threw them at other children during recess. wikipedia.org/wiki/Ryan_g…
The Ancient Scots used a divination method known as "Taghairm," which involved wrapping a person in a hide, placing him by the edge of a precipice in the wildest recess of some waterfall, asking him a question, leaving him in solitude, and coming back hours later to hear what he has to say. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tag…
While the Senate is in recess the President may act alone by making a recess appointment to fill "Vacancies that may happen during the Recess of the Senate." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rec…
The waitress Captain America saves in The Avengers voiced Gretchen in Recess imdb.com/name/nm0424534/
Ryan Gosling was put in a special education class after throwing steak knives at other kids during recess en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rya…
Many Australian primary schools have a rule called "no hat, no play." Children must wear large hats during recess to protect themselves from the sun. If they forget their hat, they sit out. No hat, no play. Some say it's caused vitamin D deficiency. abc.net.au/news/2006-04-2…
Pamela Adlon from "Louis" did the voice of Bobby Hill from "King of the Hill", Spinelli from "Recess", and various voices on "Rugrats". imdb.com/name/nm0781899/#…
Teddy Roosevelt created the Bureau of Investigation (which became the F.B.I.) in a recess executive action over the objections of Congress and using "miscellaneous funds" (Congress didn't want to be investigated). theodorerooseveltcenter.o…
[] The average Finnish student has 75 minutes a day of recess compared to the mere 27 most US kids get. weareteachers.com/hot-top…
Finnish elementary students have 75 minutes of recess tnr.com/article/politics/…
Louisa May Alcott considered her most popular work "moral pap for the young", and that her father invented school recess! alcottfilm.com/the-book/a…
A ton of Recess episodes are up on Youtube. Ahh the nostalgia youtube.com/watch?v=nFZZx…
Lilo and Stitch met up with the gang from "Recess" youtube.com/watch?v=GRkZr…
Ryan Gosling was suspended in first grade for filling a Fisher-Price magic kit with steak knives and throwing them at his classmates during recess arts.nationalpost.com/201…
Canada entered WWII a week after Britain because Parliament was on recess and not supposed to convene until October 2. They also wanted to wait until then to enter the war en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dec…
Robert Goulet was the singing voice of Mikey from the cartoon Recess en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/R…
Gus Griswald from recess was named after Gus Grissom en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/G…
Katey Sagal voiced Spinelli's mom on Recess! m.imdb.com/title/tt026563…
In a court case against a Disneyland Resort employee, the employee "entered the courtroom after recess in [his] Winnie the Pooh costume and responded to questions while on the witness stand as Pooh would, including dancing a jig." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inc…
Eric Idle of Monty Python voiced Gretchen's computer in Recess en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eri…
Ryan Gosling, after seeing Rambo: First Blood as a child, brought a box of steak knives to school and threw them at another student at recess. telegraph.co.uk/culture/f…
Ryan Gosling was suspended in school for throwing steak knives during recess huffingtonpost.com/2011/1…

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