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"Once you realize the future is always uncertain and you can’t ever be 100% sure of any decision or have control over the outcome, it is easier to actually go ahead and decide."


Annie Duke


Joke

Why did the scientist install a knocker on his front door. He wanted to win the No-bell prize!

Fun Fact

Lego toys are a better investment than stocks, bonds, or gold.


History Fact

An Impassioned Plea


In 1933, the German Reichstag (Parliament) voted to give Hitler absolute control of the government. Only one person spoke against it—Social Democratic leader Otto Wels, who spoke the last free words in the Reichstag: “You can take our lives & our freedom, but you cannot take our honor. We are defenseless but not honorless.” The Enabling Act was passed anyway, allowing Hitler and his cabinet to enact laws without consulting parliament.


Movie/TV Trivia

12 Years A Slave

In order to better portray an alcoholic, Michael Fassbender had his makeup artist paint his mustache with alcohol so that the other actors would react naturally to the smell, as they would to a man who had been drinking heavily.


Movie/TV Quote

"Greed, for lack of a better word, is good."


Wall Street, 1987

Conversation Starter

Does technology simplify life or make it more complicated?


Writing Prompt

Have You Ever Lied to Your Parents or Done Something Behind Their Backs?