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“If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor.”

Eleanor Roosevelt


The guy who invented the door knocker got a no-bell prize

Fun Fact

In 1518, a “dancing plague” took over the town of Strasbourg, France.

History Fact

Your Great-Great-Great-Great Grandfather Was a Mass Murderer

Over the course of his massively powerful campaigning around Asia and Europe, Genghis Khan killed an estimated 40 million people—that was 10% of the world’s population. But he’s also pretty much everyone’s common ancestor, so all that killing and maiming balances out…right?

Movie/TV Trivia

American Psycho Was Inspired by Tom Cruise

Christian Bale explained that he drew inspiration from a Cruise interview on David Letterman's show, in which he was struck by the star's "very intense friendliness with nothing behind the eyes," as American Psycho's director, Mary Harron, put it.

Movie/TV Quote

"As if!"

Clueless, 1995

"I am always compiling slang words," says Clueless writer-director Amy Heckerling about the line’s origins. “In the early to mid-'90s 'as if' was floating around in the gay community, and I heard it and thought it was a multipurpose phrase. Some of the people I knew were already beyond 'as if' and they were just going, 'zif!'"

Conversation Starter

How do you spend your mornings?

Writing Prompt


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