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Daily Quote

"To put the world right in order, we must first put the nation in order; to put the nation in order, we must first put the family in order; to put the family in order, we must first cultivate our personal life; we must first set our hearts right."


Confucius


Joke of the Day

What do you get when you mix alcohol and literature? Tequila mockingbird


Fun Fact

A woman tried to commit suicide by jumping off the Empire State Building. She jumped from the 86th floor but was blown back onto the 85th floor by a gust of wind.

Standing almost 1,500 feet tall, there’s no way anyone could survive that fall.


However, when Elvita Adams tried to kill herself by jumping, a strong gust of wind blew her to the floor below.


The worst injury she sustained was a fractured hip


History Fact

Roman Emperor Caligula made one of his favorite horses a senator.

If you didn’t know anything about Caligula, then this is a pretty good way to get the impression.

He was infamous for his brutality and madness. Caligula fed criminals to animals and had conversations with the moon.


He loved his horse – called Incitatus – so much that he gave him a marble stall, an ivory manger, a jeweled collar and even a house!


Caligula made his horse a senator and allegedly planned to make him Consul before his assassination.


Movie/TV Trivia

And the voice of Zuul is director Ivan Reitman.


Movie/TV Quote

"I have always depended on the kindness of strangers."

A Streetcar Named Desire, 1951


Conversation Starter

Do you have any pet peeves?


Writing Prompt

Do You Worry Colleges or Employers Might Read Your Social Media Posts Someday?


Weird Laws

ALASKA


A person cannot get drunk in a bar and remain on the premises. The statute says an intoxicated person may not "knowingly" enter or camp out where alcohol is sold.


Food Thing

No matter what color Fruit Loop you eat, they all taste the same.

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