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Quote of the Day

"Respect yourself if you would have others respect you."

Baltasar Gracian

Writing Prompt of the Day

Would You Consider Deleting Your Facebook Account?

Day's Conversation Starter

When was the last time you went to a movie theater?

Joke of the Day

Why do eggs hate jokes?

The answer cracks them up!

Top Fun Fact

Paraskavedekatriaphobia is the fear of Friday the 13th.

A few famous people are stricken with this absurd phobia, such as Franklin Roosevelt, and surprisingly enough, Stephen King.

History Fact

Silphium, also known as laserwort, was a plant that was once an effective and extremely popular contraceptive; Pliny, sounding like a guy who totally understands women’s periods, noted that it could “promote the menstrual discharge.” Unfortunately it was so popular that it was harvested into extinction. Some researchers even speculate that the shape of the plant is what gives us the traditional heart shape we use to denote love and romance today.