Daily Goodness

Sunday, September 28th, 2008

Quote of the Day:
“The most manifest sign of wisdom is continued cheerfulness.” -Montaigne

Photo by Flickr User YuviPanda

Fact of the Day:
If ever dozed off while driving or in class, but only for a second, you’ve microslept. –Source

Today’s Holiday:
Gold Star Mother’s Day

Link of the Day:
How penitentiaries caused people to go insane rather than just die.



Daily Goodness

Saturday, September 27th, 2008

Quote of the Day:
“Democracy isn’t a state of perfection. It has to be improved, and that means constant vigilance.” -Antonio Tabucchi

Fact of the Day:
Dr. Suess once threatened to sue a prolife group for using his words “a person’s a person no matter how small,” on their letterhead. –Source

Today’s Holiday:
Ancestor Appreciation Day

Link of the Day:
10 Really awesome book artists.



Daily Goodness

Friday, September 26th, 2008

Quote of the Day:
“A poet in history is divine, but a poet in the next room is a joke.” -Max Eastman

Fact of the Day:
Witch murders might be directly tied into economic hardships. –Source

Today’s Holiday:
Dog Scouts of America Day…how cute is that?

Link of the Day:
10 famous elephants.



Daily Goodness

Thursday, September 25th, 2008

Quote of the Day:
“Personality is born out of pain. It is the fire shut up in the flint.” -J. B. Yeats

Fact of the Day:
Steve Jobs used to work for Atari before becoming the master of the letter i. –Source

Today’s Holiday:
National One Hit Wonder Day

Link of the Day:
Beautifully disgusting insect sex.



Daily Goodness

Wednesday, September 24th, 2008

Quote of the Day:
“All fighters are prostitutes and all promoters are pimps.” -Larry Holmes

Fact of the Day:
Ancient mummies were used as medicine in the mid-ages and were even sorted into four categories to determine how useful they would be to the patient. –Source

Today’s Holiday:
National Punctuation Day… my favorite is an ellipses.

Link of the Day:
10 Things you can do with your body after you die.



Daily Goodness

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008

Quote of the Day:
“An artist is somebody who produces things that people don’t need to have.” -Andy Warhol

Fact of the Day:
The Yankees used to play Liza Minnelli’s version of New York New York after loses and Frank Sinatra’s after wins but stopped after Liza started being a bitch about it. –Source

Today’s Holiday:
Checkers Day

Link of the Day:
Great wood painter Audrey Kawasaki.



Daily Goodness

Monday, September 22nd, 2008

Quote of the Day:
“Every man of genius sees the world at a different angle from his fellows, and there is his tragedy.” -Havelock Ellis

Fact of the Day:
Beowulf is the longest Old English manuscript in existence. It comprises about a tenth of all Anglo-Saxon poetry known to exist. –Source

Today’s Holiday:
America Business Women Day -Two women’s days in a row, aren’t we lucky?

Link of the Day:
The world’s coolest fences.



Daily Goodness

Sunday, September 21st, 2008

Quote of the Day:
“It is always our own self that we find at the end of the journey. The sooner we face that self, the better.” -Ella Maillart

Fact of the Day:
A group of eggs, such as those found in a bird’s nest, is known as a “clutch.” –Source

Today’s Holiday:
Women’s Friendship Day

Link of the Day:
Some crazy-ass cosplayers that look perfect.



Daily Goodness

Saturday, September 20th, 2008

Quote of the Day:
“Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.” -Theodor Adorno

Fact of the Day:
Wig sales have been going up since Sara Palin was nominated. –Source

Today’s Holiday:
America’s Day For Kids

Link of the Day:
Muppets take the internet.



Daily Goodness

Friday, September 19th, 2008

Quote of the Day:
“If you could get up the courage to begin, you have the courage to succeed.” -David Viscott

Fact of the Day:

Photo by flickr user sealine

Photo by Flickr User Sealine

In the original tale of Snow White, she is only 7 years old. –Source

Today’s Holiday:
International Talk Like A Pirate Day -yarr bitches

Link of the Day:
Cool pirate fonts.