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"Think of your family today and every day thereafter, don’t let the busy world of today keep you from showing how much you love and appreciate your family."



Hear about the new restaurant called Karma? There’s no menu - you get what you deserve

Fun Fact

When mice live in the wild, they typically only live for about six months due to the fact that they have so many predators. However, in a controlled environment like being kept as a pet, they can live up to two years.

History Fact

Precocious Pooch

During World War II in Australia, a dog with incredibly acute hearing was able to warn Air Force personnel of incoming Japanese planes 20 minutes before they arrived—even before they showed up on radar. The dog, a former stray named Gunner, was able to differentiate the sounds of allied and enemy aircraft.

Movie/TV Trivia

Toy Story 2 Was Almost Deleted

Oops! We bet whoever did this was sweating after they made that particular error…

Apparently somebody entered a rogue command in the animation “master machine” used to create Toy Story 2, and it ended up deleting 90% of the film.

Whoops! That’s a bad day at work for one Pixar employee. Mental Floss described the situation: “A plan was quickly hatched to restore the data from a regular backup, which meant that only half a day of work would have been lost. But the backup system had failed.

Pixar, incredibly, did not have a copy of the Toy Story 2 files on its servers.” Yikes! So what happened next?

Thankfully all was not lost for the animated movie and in the end the production company managed to locate a spare copy of the film footage thanks to one organised staff member. Luckily for everyone involved in the film, one of the technical director’s had a spare copy that she had been working on from home and nearly all of the lost data was restored.

It just goes to show guys – always keep a back up file in reserve!

Movie/TV Quote

"Hasta la vista, baby."

Terminator 2: Judgment Day, 1991​​​​​

Conversation Starter

What is the first thing you think about when you wake up in the morning?

Writing Prompt


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