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Daily Quote

"Beware of monotony; it's the mother of all the deadly sins."


Edith Wharton


Joke of the Day

What do you do when an astronaut’s wife is upset?


Give her some space.


Fun Fact

Dogs actually understand some English.

Some owners of disobedient dogs may have trouble believing this, but dogs can learn to recognize a vocabulary of about 165 words. Unsurprisingly, dogs respond best to short words, as well as words with hard consonants like "t" or "r," which may explain why they can hear "treat" from three rooms away.


If you want to try to expand your dog's vocabulary, be consistent—for example, always call a meal "dinner" instead of breakfast, lunch, or supper. And don't believe the myth: Old dogs can learn words just as well as young dogs.


History Fact

The First Face on the $1 Bill Was Not George Washington

The first president was not the first face of the $1 bill! The first face to appear on this currency was Salmon P. Chase. The first $1 bill was issued during the Civil War in 1862. Chase was the Secretary of Treasury at that time and was also the designer of the country's first bank notes.


Movie/TV Trivia

The Hangover

In The Hangover, Ed Helms is actually missing a tooth. He never had an adult incisor grow, and his fake incisor was taken out for the parts of filming where Stu's tooth is missing.


Movie/TV Quote

"Of course it's happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean it is not real?"


Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows


Conversation Starter

What’s the best sitcom past or present?


Writing Prompt

What Do You Wish Your Teachers Knew About You?


Weird Laws

It's Illegal to Wear Camouflage in (Much of) the Caribbean

Leave the Camo attire at home when you head to the Caribbean — to wear it is a big no-no in many island nations, including Barbados, St. Vincent, St. Lucia, Antigua, Barbuda and Jamaica.

Camouflage is only allowed to be worn by the country's military personnel.