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Today's Dippit!

Daily Quote

"If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way."


Napoleon Hill


Joke of the Day

Why was the man mad at the clock?


He was ticked off!


Fun Fact

Dolphins have been trained to be used in wars.

Dolphins are known widely as adorable, intelligent animals. What is not as widely known is that these crafty creatures were used by the U.S. and Soviet Union during the Vietnam War and the Cold War. Both countries studied the creatures for their sonar capabilities, but also trained them to detect mines, bring equipment to divers, find lost equipment, and guard submarines amongst other nifty tricks.


History Fact

Mary Actually Had a Little Lamb

Everyone knows the nursery rhyme "Mary Had A Little Lamb," but you probably didn't know this was based on true story. Her name was Mary Sawyer. She was an 11-year-old girl and lived in Boston and one day was followed to school by her pet lamb. In the late 1860s, she helped raise money for an old church by selling wool from the lamb.


Movie/TV Trivia

Iron Man

Paul Bettany has never seen the film, and is unfamiliar with the plot. He said J.A.R.V.I.S. was the easiest job ever, and it was almost like a robbery, since he only worked for two hours, got paid a lot of money, then went on vacation with his wife (Jennifer Connelly).


Movie/TV Quote

“Believe in yourselves. Dream. Try. Do good.”


Boy Meets World


Conversation Starter

How often do you help others? Who do you help? How do you help?


Writing Prompt


Weird Laws

It's Illegal to Run Out of Gas on the German Autobhan

Notorious for having dynamic speed limits that give drivers a chance to travel more than 100 miles per hour, car enthusiasts and speed demons love trips along the German Autobhan. But, if you run out of gas, you could face a big fine. And don't even think of walking to a gas station; you'll get another fine for that!

Why? Germans believe you have the power to keep your car properly gassed up, so if you run out of gas, it's your own fault. Walking along the highway is unsafe, as is having your vehicle stalled on or on the side of the road. Keep your eyes on your gas gauge and fill 'er up when you get low.


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