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Today's Dippit!


Daily Quote

“The best portion of a good man’s life is his little nameless, unencumbered acts of kindness and of love.”


Wordsworth


Joke of the Day

What do you call babies in the army?


Infantry!


Fun Fact

Chewing gum boosts concentration.


Next time you are having trouble focusing, you might want to reach for a stick of gum. A 2013 study in the British Journal of Psychology found that those subjects who chewed gum while taking part in a memory challenge were able to stay focused for longer periods of time than those who did not chew gum.


History Fact

Where Are Your Manners?

Here’s a comeback for all the fussy moms out there: tablecloths, no matter how fancy they’ve gotten today, were originally designed as one big, long napkin. Guests were meant to wipe off their hands and faces on the tablecloth after a messy feast.


Movie/TV Trivia

The Martian

Matt Damon admitted that the scene where Mark was getting emotional upon hearing Commander Lewis' voice was genuine. The other actors had wrapped and gone home, and their pre-recorded voices were actually being played to Damon from inside his spacesuit. When Damon began to think about how his character had been all alone on Mars for two years, alongside how he was only hearing pre-recorded voices of his co-stars who had already finished their scenes, he began to tear up. Ridley Scott was so impressed with Damon's performance, that he only did one take of the scene, which was used in the film.


Movie/TV Quote

"Boy, that escalated quickly."


Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)


Conversation Starter

What’s the worst movie you have seen recently?


Writing Prompt


Weird Laws

Flush Before 10:00pm


The curfew on flushing toilets after 10:00 PM is quite a strict regulation of Switzerland. Everybody, better finish their business before the clock strikes ten.

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