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“Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.



Long fairy tales have a tendency to dragon.

Fun Fact

Your tonsils can grow back if there was tissue left behind during the removal process. Sometimes it’s accidental, other times it’s left on purpose.

History Fact

Witches Weren't Actually Burned at the Stake In Salem

The witch trials in Salem, Massachusetts, lasted between February 1692 and May 1693. Nearly 200 people were accused of practicing witchcraft, including the homeless, the elderly, and a four-year-old girl. The majority were jailed, and some were hanged. But none of these people ever got burned alive.

Movie/TV Trivia

Within’ three days, The Hunger Games became the highest grossing film for Lionsgate Movies.

Movie/TV Quote

"These are not spirit fingers. These are spirit fingers. And these are gold."

Bring It On (2000)

It's quite honestly insane that UCB staple Ian Roberts was Sparky, the pill-popping choreographer putting high school cheerleaders through boot camp to "transform [their] robotic routines into poetry written with the human body." The horrible goatee, the shirt with one too many buttons open, his scathing burns of everyone's physical flaws, and his crucial defining trait: spirit fingers, the "bad" ones practically indistinguishable from the "good" ones. Clearly just a derivation of jazz hands, "spirit fingers" was one of the defining schticks of Bring It On, directed by Peyton Reed (his first film -- he would later go on to make Ant-Man), and a damn good one at that.

Conversation Starter

What cool conferences have you attended?

Writing Prompt

Think of a big problem that one of your friends had to face. Then write a story in which your character battles with that problem..


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