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"The darkest night that ever fell upon the earth never hid the light, never put out the stars. It only made the stars more keenly, kindly glancing, as if in protest against the darkness."


George Eliot

Joke

I wanted to take pictures of the fog this morning… But I mist my chance. I guess I could dew it tomorrow!

Fun Fact

February used to be the last month of the year, which is why it has the shortest number of days.


History Fact

Meeting in the Middle


In the year 6 BC, engineers in Greece dug a 1,000-meter-long aqueduct through a mountain by digging from both ends and meeting in the middle. Ingenious surveying and geometrical techniques were used to ensure the two tunnels didn’t miss each other. The Tunnel of Eupalinos is the second known tunnel in history to have been dug from both ends, and it’s still intact today.

Movie/TV Trivia

Get Out

Daniel Kaluuya was given the lead role on the spot after nailing his audition. Jordan Peele said Kaluuya did about five takes of a key scene, in which his character needs to cry, and each was so perfect that the single tear came down at the exact same time for each take.


Movie/TV Quote

"A boy's best friend is his mother."


Psycho, 1960


Conversation Starter

What was the best invention of the last 50 years?

Writing Prompt

When Do You Lie?