Quote of the Day
"Today will never come again… Be a blessing. Be a friend. Take time to care."
Writing Prompt of the Day
Do You Like Scary Movies and Books?
Day's Conversation Starter
Where is the nicest place you have been to in fall?
Joke of the Day
What's orange and sounds like a parrot? A carrot!
Top Fun Fact
Toilet seat covers are basically pointless.
I Knew Giants Were Real
Giants were a big part of Ancient Greek Mythology, and their existence was “proved” to the Greeks by enormous bones that could be found buried throughout the mountainous landscape. These “giant bones” were probably very convincing, although today we know that they were likely the bones of wooly mammoths and mastodons that can still be found all over the country.
New York: Sales tax for sliced bagels
If you order a sliced bagel in New York City, fuhgeddabout a square deal: “altered” bagels (sliced, toasted, or served with cream cheese, etc.) carry an eight cent sales tax. Uncut bagels are typically tax exempt. Here's the state with the most psychopaths in the U.S.
Fried Burrata at HandCraft Kitchen and Cocktails in New York City
Burrata is already a creamy dream, but cover it with truffles and deep-fry it, and it becomes an experience. This hip cocktail bar is famous for its decadent appetizer, which is served with a touch of arugula (so you can trick yourself into thinking you're eating salad).
The Imitation Game
Benedict Cumberbatch confessed that in one of the final scenes of the film, he couldn't stop crying and had a breakdown. It was, as he said, "Being an actor or a person that had grown incredibly fond of the character and thinking what he had suffered and how that had affected him."
"Well, nobody's perfect."
Some Like It Hot, 1959