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Today's Dippit!

Quote

"Sometimes being a brother is even better than being a superhero."


Marc Brown


Joke

The best way to stop a charging bull is to take away his credit card.


Fun Fact

Marie Curie is the only person to earn a Nobel prize in two different sciences.

The pioneering researcher won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1903 (shared with her husband) for her study of spontaneous radiation, and then won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1911 for her work in radioactivity. That makes her one of just six recipients to receive multiple Nobel prizes, and the only person to receive it in two different sciences. (Chemical engineer Linus Paulding earned a Nobel Chemistry Prize and Nobel Peace Prize, but all other multiple winners received theirs in the same category).


History Fact

Birthday Boys


Two titans of their time also share a big day: President Abraham Lincoln and Charles Darwin, author of Origin of Species, were born on the exact same day: February 12, 1809.


Movie/TV Trivia

Moulin Rouge!

The necklace worn by Nicole Kidman was made of real diamonds and platinum and was the most expensive piece of jewelry ever specifically made for a film. The Stefano Canturi necklace was made with 1,308 diamonds, weighing a total of 134 carats and was worth an estimated U.S. $1 million.


Movie/TV Quote

"Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death!"


Auntie Mame, 1958


Conversation Starter

What do you like to do in spring?


Writing Prompt

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