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Daily Quote

“Get busy living or get busy dying.”


Stephen King


Joke of the Day

Knock knock!

Who's there?

Manatee.

Manatee who?

Manatee would be better than a sweater today, it's hot!


Fun Fact

Big Ben (Elizabeth Tower) in London is leaning over so much it can now be seen with the naked eye. In 4,000 years it will be at the same angle as the tower in Pisa is now.


History Fact

New research suggests that 15–20 million people were murdered or imprisoned by the Nazis during the Holocaust, much more than previously believed.


Movie/TV Trivia

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Was Originally the Other Way Around

The original script for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, by William Goldman, was originally titled The Sundance Kid and Butch Cassidy. That all flipped when Paul Newman, maybe the biggest star on the planet at the time of production, took the role of Butch.


Movie/TV Quote

"I don't like sand. It's all coarse, and rough, and irritating. And it gets everywhere."


Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)


Conversation Starter

What do you fear is hiding in the dark?


Writing Prompt

Do You Speak a Second, or Third, Language?


Weird Laws

Maine: Don’t advertise on tombstones

It is forbidden to post advertisements on another person’s tombstone in the city of Wells. Part of a lengthy list of cemetery regulations, this ordinance is really a favor to would-be marketers; nobody is a worse customer than a corpse.