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Today's Dippit!

Quote

"Grit is that ‘extra something' that separates the most successful people from the rest. It's the passion, perseverance, and stamina that we must channel in order to stick with our dreams until they become a reality."


Travis Bradberry


Joke

“Name me five different animals, Johnny.”

“The dog, the dog’s brother, the dog’s sister, the dog’s cousin and the dog’s aunt.”


Fun Fact

In Svalbard, a remote Norwegian island, it is illegal to die because bodies are unable to be buried safely due to the permafrost on the ground. If you are about to die, they fly you back to mainland Norway to pass on there.


History Fact

Not All Bad

Genghis Khan exempted the poor, teachers, artists, and lawyers from taxes, encouraged literacy, and established freedom of religion across his empire. He also forbade the selling of women and the hunting of animals during their breeding season.

Movie/TV Trivia

The Martian

Matt Damon admitted that the scene where Mark was getting emotional upon hearing Commander Lewis' voice was genuine. The other actors had wrapped and gone home, and their pre-recorded voices were actually being played to Damon from inside his spacesuit. When Damon began to think about how his character had been all alone on Mars for two years, alongside how he was only hearing pre-recorded voices of his co-stars who had already finished their scenes, he began to tear up. Ridley Scott was so impressed with Damon's performance, that he only did one take of the scene, which was used in the film.


Movie/TV Quote

"You had me at ‘hello.’"


Jerry Maguire, 1996


Conversation Starter

Where do you see yourself in five years?

Writing Prompt

A babysitter is snooping around her employer's house and finds a disturbing photograph...

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