"Nobody in life gets exactly what they thought they were going to get. But if you work really hard and you’re kind, amazing things will happen."
Joke of the Day
What is worse than raining cats and dogs?
There are 41 countries that recognize sign language as an official language.
There are estimated to be 72 million deaf people around the world. There are also about 300 different sign languages—including American Sign Language and International Sign Language—as well as 41 countries that recognize them as an official language.
I Can Feel it Comin’ in the Air Tonight
For a very long time, people believed that diseases were caused by bad smelling, infected air—it’s what’s known as the miasma theory of disease. This is why plague masks look so freaky: plague doctors wore them and the masks’ long, hollow noses held flowers and other combatants of the smelly, supposedly diseased air.
Gene Kelly filmed the title number of Singin' in the Rain with a 103 degree fever.
"I'm glad he's single because I'm going to climb that like a tree."
Do you have a morning ritual?
What Are the Best Things You’ve Watched, Read, Heard or Played This Year?
In a number of Maine counties, you can’t skateboard on the sidewalks. In Biddeford, at least, the fine is only $10, so if skateboarding on sidewalks is what’s in your heart you’ll probably be able to afford it.