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"Hold up your head! You were not made for failure, you were made for victory. Go forward with a joyful confidence."


George Eliot


Joke

A police officer just knocked on my door and told me my dogs are chasing people on bikes. That's ridiculous. My dogs don't even own bikes!


Fun Fact

The brain is our fattiest organ, being composed of nearly 60% fat.


Guy Fawkes is the reason guys are called “guys”.


History Fact

Now They’re Stuck With It


The state of Idaho got its name after a mining lobbyist named George M. Willing proposed the name to Congress, claiming “E Dah Hoe” was Shoshone phrase meaning “Gem of the Mountains.” The truth, that Milling had just made the word up, which was only discovered after the name was in common use.


Movie/TV Trivia

The Terminator

Arnold Schwarzenegger worked with guns every day for a month to prepare for the role. The first two weeks of filming he practiced weapons stripping and reassembly blindfolded until the motions were automatic, like a machine. He spent hours at the shooting range and practicing with different weapons without blinking or looking at them when reloading or cocking. He also had to be ambidextrous.


Movie/TV Quote

"La-dee-da, la-dee-da."


Annie Hall, 1977


Conversation Starter

What piece of technology is really frustrating to use?

Writing Prompt

How Comfortable Are You With Lying?