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Today's Dippit!

Daily Quote

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”

Oscar Wilde

Joke of the Day

I saw an ad for burial plots, and I thought: “That’s the last thing I need!”

Fun Fact

The first alarm clock could only ring at 4 a.m.

Invented in 1787, Levi Hutchins needed a way to wake up in time for work, so he made the alarm clock.

It took almost 100 years for a wind up alarm clock to be invented that could be set to any time.

History Fact

One man survived both the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and then later Nagasaki.

As a 29-year-old Naval Engineer on a three-month business trip to Hiroshima. On August the 6th 1945, the Enola Gay dropped its atomic payload on the city.

Yamaguchi was less than 2 miles from ground zero and was thrown into a potato patch.

He survived the blast and was able to make a perilous journey through the devastated city to the railway station.

Here, on August the 7th, he boarded a train on an overnight ride to his hometown of Nagasaki.

On the morning of August 9th, he was with some colleagues in an office building when another boom split the sound barrier. A flash of white light filled the sky.

Yamaguchi emerged from the wreckage with only minor injuries on top of his current injuries. He had survived two nuclear blasts in two days.

Movie/TV Trivia

Christoph Waltz, the man who won an Oscar for playing the Jew Hunter in Inglorious Basterds, has a son who is a rabbi.

Movie/TV Quote

"I just wanted to take another look at you."

A Star Is Born (2018)

Conversation Starter

When you die, what do you want to be reincarnated as?

Writing Prompt

How Has the iPhone Affected Your Life?

Weird Laws


Cannibalism is strictly prohibited and punishable by up to 14 years in prison, except under "life-threatening conditions as the only apparent means of survival."

Food Thing

"SPAM" is short for spiced ham.

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