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Daily Quote

"Hard choices, easy life. Easy choices, hard life."


Jerzy Gregory


Joke of the Day

What kind of water cannot freeze?


Hot water.


Fun Fact

The red-billed quelea is the most common bird on Earth.

There may not be any red-billed queleas in your neighborhood, but that's not because there aren't an abundance of them. These birds, which live in sub-Saharan Africa, are considered "agricultural pests" because their massive flocks can obliterate entire crops. Although their numbers fluctuate, there are around 1 to 10 billion queleas, which leads scientists to believe that there are more of them than any other bird on Earth, according to Audobon.


History Fact

A Clash of Kings

The four suited kings in a traditional deck of cards actually represent historical kings. Some of the assignations are in dispute, but largely the kings are thought to be: King David of Israel as the King of Spades, Alexander the Great as the King of Clubs, Charlemagne as the King of Hearts, and either Augustus or Julius Caesar as the King of Diamonds.


Movie/TV Trivia

In The Godfather, when Vito Corleone gets taken up the stairs, Marlon Brando put weights underneath him to prank the other actors and make him heavier to lift.


Movie/TV Quote

"I don't like sand. It's all coarse, and rough, and irritating. And it gets everywhere."


Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)


Conversation Starter

Have you ever won an award?


Writing Prompt

What Can You Predict About the Future of the Music Industry?


Weird Laws

Indiana

Ways you are not permitted to catch fish in Indiana: With a firearm. With the hands alone. I do not make these rules, I just report them.