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Daily Quote

"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


Fun Fact

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.


History Fact

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.


Movie/TV Trivia

Drive director Nicolas Winding Refn failed his driving test eight times.


Movie/TV Quote

"Ogres are like onions."


Shrek (2001)


Conversation Starter

Are you a cat person or a dog person?


Writing Prompt

Are Parents Violating Their Children’s Privacy When They Share Photos and Videos of Them Online?


Weird Laws

CONNECTICUT


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.


Food Thing

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."