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"Thought is the wind, knowledge the sail, and mankind the vessel."

Augustus Hare


I'm reading a book about anti-gravity. It's impossible to put down!

Fun Fact

Two PlayStation 1 games, FIFA 2001 and Gran Turismo 2, has scratch & sniff discs. The FIFA 2001 smelled like a soccer field, while Gran Turismo 2 smelled like car tires.

History Fact

In 1788 the Austrian army attacked itself and lost 10,000 men.

Movie/TV Trivia

Gene Hackman Was Originally Going to Play Hannibal Lecter

Speaking of Hannibal the cannibal, while Anthony Hopkins turned the crazy-smart serial killer into an unforgettable cultural touchstone, the role was originally supposed to go to Gene Hackman, who bought the rights to The Silence of the Lambs and had planned on directing the film himself. He backed off the project when he decided that the role was too dark for his taste.

Movie/TV Quote

"I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse."

The Godfather, 1972

Fun fact: This line makes it into each Godfather film in some way or another.

Conversation Starter

What is the strangest app you have heard of or tried?

Writing Prompt

What Are the Sounds That Make Up the Background Noise in Your Life?