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Today's Dippit!

Daily Quote

"Heroes are heroes because they are heroic in behaviour, not because they won or lost.

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Joke of the Day

I'm reading a book about anti-gravity. It's impossible to put down!

Fun Fact

Pirates wore earrings because they believed it improved their eyesight.

Along with many other reasons! Due to superstitions, they thought it protected them from bad eyesight (or even blindness), seasickness, and drowning.

History Fact

Can’t Take it With You

Dentures: what would old people and hockey players do without them? Well, until the mid-1800s, dentures, aesthetically pleasing as they may be, were actually often made of teeth pulled from deceased soldiers. Hey, they’re not using them, right?

Movie/TV Trivia

Like Facebook, Star Wars was originally prefixed by the definite article ‘The’. Much cleaner without it.

Movie/TV Quote

"If you build it, he will come."

Field of Dreams, 1989

Conversation Starter

If you had $100, what would you spend it on?

Writing Prompt

Do You Like Being Alone?

Weird Laws

New Mexico

It is an actual petty misdemeanor to misuse the national or state anthems (O Fair New Mexico being the latter here). Not a ton of specifics on what misuse means though. Karaoke?

Food Thing

Mopane Worms – Southern Africa

A big fat, juicy worm that’s said to be full of meat. Although traditionally dried or smoked to preserve, they are usually re-hydrated and cooked with tomato or chilli sauce to flavour. According to an American couple who tried the dish on the Food Network, it tastes like honey barbequed chicken. One to give a go, I’d say.

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