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Quote

"It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness."


Eleanor Roosevelt


Joke

The best way to stop a charging bull is to take away his credit card.

Fun Fact

Bananas are curved because they grow towards the sun.

Bananas go through a process called “negative geotropism.” Instead of growing towards the ground, they start growing towards the sun.


The fruit grows against gravity, which gives the banana its familiar curved shape.

History Fact

Turkeys Were Once Worshipped Like Gods

While the turkey is currently America's favorite part of the Thanksgiving meal, in 300 B.C., these big birds were heralded by the Mayan people as vessels of the gods and were honored as such, so much so that they were domesticated to have roles in religious rites. They were symbols of power and prestige and can be found everywhere in Maya iconography and archaeology.


Movie/TV Trivia

Showgirls still holds the record for most Razzie (anti-Oscars) nominations with 13. Paul Verhoeven was the first director to collect the award for Worst Picture in person.


Movie/TV Quote

"I'll have what she's having."

When Harry Met Sally, 1989

Conversation Starter

What’s the most fun project you’ve ever worked on?


Writing Prompt

How Emotionally Intelligent Are You?