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Daily Quote

"I believe that if one always looked at the skies, one would end up with wings."

Gustave Flaubert

Joke of the Day

I ordered a chicken and an egg online. I’ll let you know.

Fun Fact

The 20th of March is Snowman Burning Day.

This strange holiday was spawned by American and Swiss citizens to symbolize the end of the winter season.

History Fact

Wake Up Call

Before modern technology made their profession all but obsolete, people would hire “knocker-ups” to wake them for work; these knocker-ups would generally tap a long stick at their clients’ windows. This still sounds better than being woken up by the default Apple alarm ring tone, to be honest.

Movie/TV Trivia

Fight Club and Choke author Chuck Palahnuik can be glimpsed ever so briefly in the final scene of the latter. He’s sitting next to Sam Rockwell on the plane.

Movie/TV Quote

"the smell of napalm in the morning."

Apocalypse Now, 1979

Conversation Starter

Where do you see yourself in five years?

Writing Prompt

What Did You Once Hate but Now Like?

Weird Laws

Utah

In Utah, you can’t buy alcohol during an emergency. This is because no one can sell alcohol during an emergency.

Food Thing

Turtle Soup – China, Singapore and United States

Made using the meat, skin and innards of the soft-shell turtle in East Asia or the snapping turtle in the United States, this is considered something of a Chinese delicacy. However, after seeing turtles slaughtered in the Hong Kong wet markets I vowed I’d never eat this dish. That and the fact Shredder always threatened to turn the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles into turtle soup, the bastard.