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Today's Dippit!

Daily Quote

"A room without books is like a body without a soul."

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Writing Prompt

What Would You Risk Your Life For?

Conversation Starter

What is one thing you should never say at a wedding?

Joke of the Day

One fifth of people are just too tense!

Fun Fact

7% of American adults believe that chocolate milk comes from brown cows.

I know 7% doesn’t sound like a lot, but that actually works out at 16.4 million American adults.

Sounds like a lot now right?

History Fact

In Ancient Asia, death by elephant was a popular form of execution.

As elephants are very intelligent and easy to train, it proved easy enough to train them as executioners and torturers.

They could be taught to slowly break bones, crush skulls, twist off limbs, or even execute people using large blades fitted to their tusks.

In some parts of Asia this method of execution was still popular up to the late 19th century.

Weird Laws


McCarthyism is alive and well. A state statute still on the books says it is "fact that there exists an International Communist conspiracy" committed to overthrowing the US government.

Food Thing

Fat Tony at Milky Lane in Bondi Beach, Australia

This trendy Bondi Beach spot boasts cheese pull on nearly all of its menu items, from deep-fried mac and cheese to cheese-smothered tater tots.

But the aptly named Fat Tony is the king of them all, featuring a deep-fried five-cheese lasagna topped with pesto aioli and served on a garlic-bread bun. Don’t forget your drawstring pants.

Movie/TV Trivia

Blade Runner 2049

A visual effects company worked for a full year on the scene where Rachael (Sean Young) appears exactly as she did 35 years ago in Blade Runner (1982). Stand-in actress Loren Peta acted out the scene, and her appearance was changed through computer-generated visual effects to resemble Young.

Movie/TV Quote

"If you let my daughter go now, that'll be the end of it. I will not look for you, I will not pursue you. But if you don't, I will look for you, I will find you, and I will kill you."

Taken, 2008

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