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Daily Quote

"Don’t seek for everything to happen as you wish it would, but rather wish that everything happens as it actually will—then your life will flow well."

Epictetus

Joke of the Day

I used to hate facial hair...but then it grew on me.

Fun Fact

Octopuses have four pairs of arms.

The six of an octopus’ tentacles serve as arms, while the other two are their “legs.”

They use six tentacles just to eat!

History Fact

Fly Catchers

As if fanning someone all day with a leaf wasn’t hard enough work, in Ancient Egypt, servants were often lathered in honey to keep flies attracted to them and not the Pharaoh.

Movie/TV Trivia

Paramount super producer Robert Towne was adamant he wanted Francis Ford Coppola to make The Godfather even though the director was uninterested in the project. Coppola acquiesced when he decided to make it a film about American capitalism and not “the mafia”.

Movie/TV Quote

"I'm the king of the world!"

Titanic, 1997

Conversation Starter

What do you think are the best traits for a person to have?

Writing Prompt

How Have You Handled Being the ‘New Kid’?

Weird Laws

North Dakota

Ideally you’re not the sort of person who deals with annoying pigeons by… killing those pigeons, but in case you are, know that you need to get a pigeon-killing permit first.

Food Thing

Pickled Egg – UK

Pretty much summed up in the name, this is a hardboiled egg that been left to go cold and stuck in a jar of vinegar. The sour liquid penetrates right to the heart, meaning the powdery yolk in the centre is uncomfortably sour. I’m yet to be sold on these.