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Today's Dippit!

Daily Quote

"How dare you settle for less when the world has made it so easy for you to be remarkable?"


Seth Godin


Joke of the Day

Why did the phone walk in the water?


He was wading for a phone call.


Fun Fact

There's a country where twins are most likely to be born.

Benin, a country in central Africa, is notable for having the highest birth rate of twins in the world. While the world average is just 13 twins per 1,000 births, Benin more than doubles that rate, at nearly 30 twins per 1,000 births. There's no single factor that causes this, but genetics, diet, and even the mother's height are thought to play a role.


History Fact

Basically Everything About Thanksgiving Is a Lie

You know that happy meal between Native Americans and the Pilgrims where everyone bonded? Well, the real story of Thanksgiving is awful, and actually consisted of plagues and violence and murder. Also, there's no evidence turkey was actually served—or that native people were invited to the meal.


Movie/TV Trivia

Casino Royale

Daniel Craig lost the two front teeth while filming a fight scene in Prague (the first action scene to be shot), and his dentist had to fly from London to replace them.


Movie/TV Quote

“Elementary, my dear Watson.”


The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, 1939


Conversation Starter

What movie scene choked you up the most?


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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