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Daily Quote

"Other things may change us, but we start and end with the family."


Anthony Brandt


Joke of the Day

That's like Larry the Cableguy's joke. "I've go the body of a 16 year old. And if the cops ever find out she's in my basement...I'm in biiiigggg trouble!"


Fun Fact

Bob Dylan’s real name is Robert Zimmerman.

Yep, his full name is Robert Allen Zimmerman – he started going by Bob Dylan early on in his career for no real reason. Simply because he wanted to!


History Fact

A Japanese fighter pilot once dropped wreaths over the ocean to commemorate the dead from both sides.


e in Pacific Ocean during December 1940, two Royal Navy ships, the HMS Prince of Wales and the HMS Repulse were sunk by Japanese fighters.


The following day, Japanese Flight Lieutenant Haruki Iki flew to the location of the battle and dropped two wreaths over the seas.


One to commemorate the pilots of the Japanese Naval Air Force, who died. The other for the sailors of the British Navy, who fought so valiantly to defend their ships.


Movie/TV Trivia

Often derided as a mega-flop, Waterworld actually took home nearly $90m more in worldwide box office than its estimated budget. Factor in TV sales, merchandise and home video and Kevin Costner’s ‘Kevin’s Gate‘ ended up floating quite nicely.


Movie/TV Quote

"Gentlemen, you can't fight in here! This is the war room!"

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, 1964


Conversation Starter

What’s your all-time favourite band?


Writing Prompt

Do You Use Twitter?


Weird Laws

Tennessee: Permits for panhandling


Panhandlers in Memphis must apply for a permit before panhandling. Formerly, this formality cost the destitute $10. Today, it’s free.


Food Thing

Milt, which is a delicacy around the world, is fish sperm.