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Today's Dippit!

Daily Quote

"At your birth a seed is planted. That seed is your uniqueness. It wants to grow, transform itself, and flower to its full potential. It has a natural, assertive energy to it. Your life’s task is to bring that seed to flower, to express your uniqueness through your work."

Robert Greene

Joke of the Day

How does a scientist freshen her breath?

With experi-mints!

Fun Fact

A cow-bison hybrid is called a “beefalo”

You can even buy its meat in at least 21 states. Don’t miss these other random facts about your favorite foods.

History Fact

The Colosseum was originally clad entirely in marble.

When you visit or see the Colosseum these days you’ll notice how the stone exterior appears to be covered in pockmarks all across its surface.

Whilst you might assume this is just degradation of the material due to its age, it is actually because it was originally clad almost entirely in marble.

The reason for the pockmarks is, after the fall of Rome, the city was looted and pillaged by the Goths. Yes that’s right, the Goths!

They took all of the marble from the Colosseum, and stripped it (mostly) down to its bare stone setting.

The holes in the stone are from where the iron clamps and poles attaching the marble cladding to it have been ripped out.

Movie/TV Trivia

Alfred Hitchcock’s, Psycho (1960) was the first American film ever to show a flushing toilet.

Movie/TV Quote

"Not quite my tempo."

Whiplash (2014)

Conversation Starter

What is your spirit animal?

Writing Prompt

Weird Laws

New York

No tiger selfies. No selfies with any big cats, actually. It’s for your own protection but also the well-being of the animals, who are probably zonked on tranquilizers.


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