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Daily Quote

"Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it's holy ground. There's no greater investment."


Stephen Covey


Joke of the Day

Why did the scientist take out the bell?

He wanted to win the no-bell prize.

Fun Fact

Riding a roller coaster could help you pass a kidney stone.

After multiple people reported they had passed a kidney stone while riding Walt Disney World's Big Thunder Mountain Railroad ride, a research team from Michigan State University decided to investigate the phenomena in 2016. They conducted tests with a model kidney and found that there was a 64 percent kidney stone pass rate for those seated in the rear of the Thunder Mountain ride. That number was just 16 percent for those seated in the front.


History Fact

Young George Washington Could Definitely Tell a Lie

There is a myth about a young George Washington that states that the president, when he was a boy, cut down his father's apple tree with a hatchet. When his father confronted him, he said, "I cannot tell a lie." Yeah—never happened. It first appeared in an autobiography of Washington, where the writer later admitted he was just trying to display the president's virtuous nature.


Movie/TV Trivia

What We Do In The Shadows

The man who plays Stu is not an actor but actually Stu Rutherford. A part-time business analyst for a Wellington company, LanWorx. He was hired for the film under the impression that he would be working on computers, and that he would play a small part in the film.


Movie/TV Quote

"In your place, if there is pain, nurse it. And if there is a flame, don’t snuff it out. Don’t be brutal with it. We rip out so much of ourselves to be cured of things faster, that we go bankrupt by the age of thirty and have less to offer each time we start with someone new. But to make yourself feel nothing so as not to feel anything...what a waste."


Call Me By Your Name


Conversation Starter

Which TV show do you want your life to be like?


Writing Prompt

Should Students Be Able to Grade Their Teachers?


Weird Laws

It is Illegal to Be Shirtless in Barcelona

In an effort to keep the streets of Barcelona free of beachgoers in bikinis and men going shirtless, lawmakers in the Spanish town on the Mediterranean banned anyone from being topless or in a swimsuit in public anywhere but the beach or a pool.


Passed in 2011, fines for walking around half-naked could cost you up to €260.


No shirt, no shoes, no service!