"If you want to annoy a poet, explain his poetry."
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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Joke of the Day
Life as an elevator has its ups and downs.
During your lifetime, you will produce enough saliva to fill two swimming pools.
An average human produces between 1 to 2 liters of saliva each day, which is a maximum of 730 liters per year.
The average life expectancy is just over 70 years, which gives a maximum of 51,100 liters of saliva produced in an average lifetime.
This is more than enough to fill two swimming pools.
A singing birthday card has more computer power in it than the entire Allied Army of WWII.
I bet Hitler, Churchill, Stalin and Roosevelt would have killed to get their hands on one of those cards!
The computer chip within them was so powerful by comparison that it would be inconceivable to the leaders of that time how we simply throw them away!
Liquor stores can't sell alcoholic candy containing more than .5% alcohol by weight.
Provoleta at Cantina del Vigia in Maldonado, Uruguay
A specialty of Argentina and Uruguay, provoleta is a grilled or broiled cheese appetizer, usually served with a tangy chimichurri. At Cantina del Vigia, the cheese is cooked at such a high temperature that it literally inflates, forming its own crispy shell to protect the melted cheese within.
According to Christian Bale much of the movie was improvised. So, during the shooting of the film he noted to David O. Russell, "You realize that this is going to change the plot greatly down track." To which the director replied, "Christian, I hate plots. I am all about characters, that's it."