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Today's Dippit!

Daily Quote

“The unexamined life is not worth living.”


Joke of the Day

If it takes two men to dig a hole in one day how long would it take for one man to dig a half a hole?

There is no such thing as a half a hole.

Fun Fact

Pineapple works as a natural meat tenderizer.

The fruit is packed with the enzyme bromelain, which breaks down protein chains, making it an ideal marinade for meats when you don't have a lot of time. But for the same reason, pineapple does not work for jams or jellies, since the enzyme breaks down gelatin as well. The bromelain is so strong that pineapple processors have to wear protective gloves, otherwise over time the enzyme eats away at the skin on their face and hands, leaving dry skin and small sores.

History Fact

African-American men were not deemed equal members of the Mormon Church until 1978.

Movie/TV Trivia

The Matrix

Kung Fu choreographer Woo-Ping Yuen initially refused to work on the film, and hoped that by asking for an exorbitant fee, it would turn off the Wachowskis. It didn't. He next formulated what he considered an impossible request. He said that he'd agree only if he had complete control of the fights, and that he trained the actors for four months before they shoot. The Wachowskis complied with his request.

Movie/TV Quote


Cast Away (2000)

Conversation Starter

What are some strange beliefs that some people have?

Writing Prompt

Weird Laws

North Dakota: No late-night fireworks

Happy almost New Year! Despite a 1999 amendment allowing the sale of fireworks temporarily from December 26, 1999 through January 1st, 2000, it is illegal to set off fireworks after 11p.m. in Devil’s Lake, North Dakota.


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