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Daily Quote

"Prayer is man’s greatest power."

W. Clement Stone

Joke of the Day

What do you call an elephant that doesn't matter?

An irrelephant.

Fun Fact

There has never been a verified snow leopard attack on a human being.

Unlike many other big cats, snow leopards are not aggressive towards humans.

They are very reclusive creatures, and even if they are disturbed, they are more likely to run away than to attack.

History Fact

Like Caviar, but Really Dead, and also it’s People

Today, the rich have plastic surgery, liposuction, and blood transfusions. But back in the 16th century, the really wealthy used to eat dead bodies, thinking that (somehow) the cadavers could cure diseases. The highest delicacy of all these bodies? Why, Egyptian mummies of course.

Movie/TV Trivia

Stanley Kubrick would reportedly call Stephen King at 3am to ask him questions about The Shining. According to King, one famous exchange had the director ask the author, “Do you believe in God?”. When he replied in the affirmative Kubrick yelled “I knew it!” and slammed the phone down.

Movie/TV Quote

"Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer."

The Godfather, Part II, 1974

Conversation Starter

What is something you wish you could do everyday?

Writing Prompt

How Do You Relieve Stress?

Weird Laws

Rhode Island

You know when you’re out driving a horse and just want to test how fast it can go? Do not brag about this capability in front of Rhode Islanders, who must spend the rest of their lives wondering. Horse-speed-testing is not permitted there.

Food Thing

Frog Legs – France, Southeast Asia and other

What’s there to say? Basically the back end and back legs of a frog, grilled, baked, fried or stewed. With the texture of chicken with a very faint taste of fish, it’s one of my favourite kind of meats. Try it with chilli as part of Cantonese cuisine or roasted and served with a garlic and cream sauce – beautiful!