Sentence 5 on page 56 of "Collapse" by Jared Diamond:
All that because of a few small plants whose dangers were mostly unappreciated at the time and some of whose seeds arrived unnoticed!
- Grab the nearest book.
- Open it to page 56.
- Find the fifth sentence.
- Post the text of the sentence in your journal along with these instructions.
- Don’t dig for your favorite book, the cool book, or the intellectual one: pick the CLOSEST.
via Leah Culvers blog.