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Daily Quote

"To put the world right in order, we must first put the nation in order; to put the nation in order, we must first put the family in order; to put the family in order, we must first cultivate our personal life; we must first set our hearts right."


Confucius


Joke of the Day

Why did the kid cross the playground?


To get to the other slide.


Fun Fact

Africa and Asia are home to nearly 90 percent of the world's rural population.

Not everyone lives in a booming city or sprawling suburb. Many people still make their homes outside of bustling locations—especially in India, which has the largest number of people living in rural areas (approximately 893 million people live outside of the city), according to Reuters. China also has an impressively large rural population, with 578 million living outside of major centers.


History Fact

Chuman

In the 1920s, Ilya Ivanovich Ivanov unsuccessfully attempted to create a human/chimpanzee hybrid by using artificial insemination. The various names for this hybrid? A Humanzee, a Chuman, and a Manpanzee. Pick your favorite!


Movie/TV Trivia

If you made it to the end of I Am Legend you’ll have been treated to Will Smith going kablooey (along with the point of Matheson’s novel). In a surprising reversal of the usual ‘let the hero survive’ approach, an alt scene saw Neville survive.


Movie/TV Quote

"Look at my shit."


Spring Breakers (2012)


Conversation Starter

How did you hear about this event?


Writing Prompt

What Role Does Hip-Hop Play in Your Life?


Weird Laws

Arizona

Want to feed garbage to a pig? You’ll need a permit. You can, thankfully, feed your own household garbage to your own pigs without the permit.