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"The power of finding beauty in the humblest things makes home happy and life lovely."

Louisa May Alcott


How do turtles talk to each other? By using shell phones!

Fun Fact

The world wastes about 1 billion metric tons of food each year.

Food waste is a huge problem. How big? About 931 million metric tons. That's how much food that researchers with the United Nations estimate was wasted in 2019, according to the Food Waste Index Report 2021, which surveyed 54 countries, finding that the majority of wasted food (61%) comes from homes while restaurants and other food services produce 26% of wasted food. Grocery stores make up just 13% of food waste.

History Fact

Living Legacy

The last living Buffalo Soldier (member of an all-black US Army regiment) was Mark Matthews, who died on September 6, 2006 at the age of 111. Matthews fought in both world wars, and until the age of 109 had excellent health and good memory, and often enjoyed recounting tales from his military experience 60 years prior.

Movie/TV Trivia

2001: A Space Odyssey

Stanley Kubrick destroyed almost all of his props and sets from 2001: A Space Odyssey because he didn't want them to be used in any lesser science fiction films.

Movie/TV Quote

"Is it safe?"

Marathon Man, 1976

Conversation Starter

What is a fashion trend you are really glad went away?

Writing Prompt


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