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Daily Quote

"The limits of the possible can only be defined by going beyond them into the impossible."

Arthur C. Clarke

Joke of the Day

How does a cucumber become a pickle?

It goes through a jarring experience.

Fun Fact

The name for the shape of Pringles is called a “Hyperbolic Paraboloid”.

History Fact

Germany uncover 2,000 tons of unexploded bombs every year.

Over the course of WWII, the Allied armies dropped roughly 2.7 million tons of bombs over Nazi-occupied Europe. Half of that which landed on Germany.

Before any construction work can begin in Germany, the ground must undergo extensive surveys to look for unexploded ordinance.

Sometimes bombs are discovered naturally. One example was from 2011:

45,000 people were evacuated from their homes when a drought revealed a 4,000-pound “blockbuster” bomb lying on the bed of the River Rhine in the middle of Koblenz.

Movie/TV Trivia

The carpet in The Shining and the second floor of Sid’s house in Toy Story are almost identical.

Movie/TV Quote

"I'm gonna steal the Declaration of Independence."

National Treasure (2004)

Conversation Starter

What drink do you suggest I get?

Writing Prompt

Weird Laws

South Carolina

Are you 18 or older? Congratulations: You may legally play pinball in South Carolina. No pinball for South Carolina’s minors, who must find other outlets for their angst.


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