"If we are peaceful, if we are happy, we can smile, and everyone in our family, our entire society, will benefit from our peace."
Thich Nhat Hanh
Joke of the Day
I hate how funerals are always at 9 a.m. I’m not really a mourning person
In the popular sitcom, Parks and Recreation, the writers had no idea Nick Offerman was a talented saxophone player when they wrote the Duke Silver plot line.
Nick Offerman has played the saxophone his whole life, so when the writer wrote about his character being a secret jazz musician, the coincidence was perfect.
Iceland has the world’s oldest parliament in history.
Called the Althing, it was established in 930 and has stayed as the acting parliament of Iceland since then.
Drive director Nicolas Winding Refn failed his driving test eight times.
"Ogres are like onions."
Are you a cat person or a dog person?
Junk collectors beware — in Hartford, it's illegal to collect "rags, paper, glass, old metal, junk, cinders or other waste matter in the city" without a license.
Canola oil was originally called rapeseed oil, but rechristened by the Canadian oil industry in 1978 to avoid negative connotations. "Canola" is short for "Canadian oil."