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Today's Dippit!

Quote of the Day

"Future love does not exist. Love is a present activity only. The man who does not manifest love in the present has not love."

Leo Tolstoy

Writing Prompt of the Day

Would You Want a Bike Share Program for Your Community?

Day's Conversation Starter

What is the worst hotel you have stayed at? How about the best hotel?

Joke of the Day

Bad puns…it's how eye roll.

Top Fun Fact

A wildlife technician, Richard Thomas, took the famous tongue twister, “how much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood” and calculated a rough estimate of what the answer would actually be. It came out to be around 700 pounds.

History Fact

Richard Nixon Was a Great Musician

The 37th president of the United States (and the only president to resign from office) actually was an extremely talented musician. He played five instruments in total: piano, saxophone, clarinet, accordion, and violin.

Weird Laws

It Is Illegal to Wear a Mask in Public in Denmark

Not only masks, the Danish government wants to stop anyone from covering their faces in any way in public spaces. This includes masks, helmets, scarves, hats, fake beards and even burkas.

The controversial ban went into effect in August 2018. Officials claim the ban helps to properly identify people during crowded events, should anything negative happen and someone need to be identified.

Foody Things


When you are stuck between France and Germany, you’re bound to have cuisine that reflects both countries. Props to Luxembourg for also having some originality with its menus.

Traditional dishes include Judd mat Gaardebounden (pork neck with beans), träipen (fried blood sausage) and a number of fried-fish dishes, including the Friture de la Moselle, a river fish eaten with your fingers.

Hmm, better yet, we think sticking with French and German food is a better idea.

Movie/TV Trivia

Jurassic Park Raptors Sound Like Tortoises Mating

The terrifying noises made by the raptors in Jurassic Park were sourced from recordings of tortoises mating. The sound designer also experimented with horses breathing and geese hissing, but the tortoises proved the most evocative.

Movie/TV Quote

"All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up."

Sunset Boulevard, 1950

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