xcowsay is a graphical configurable talking cow. It's a GTK+ version of the classic cowsay Perl script. It displays a cute pop-up cow on your desktop with a speech bubble and some customizable text. It comes with a fortune(6) wrapper script, xcowfortune, which you can cron to deliver periodic fortune cookies via the cow. It even has a daemon mode that lets you send the cow's messages over DBus.
Fortune contains the wise sayings from the ancient Chinese cultural icon, the fortune cookie. Every day, Fortune will provide you with a new saying for a daily dose of guidance and wisdom. With hundreds of hand picked sayings, Fortune will deliver fresh guidance for years to come. Fortune could motivate, stimulate, and inspire you to become a much wiser and more insightful person.
The Anti-Diet Pill is a tool you can add to your Web site that your dieting visitors will appreciate. The Anti-Diet Pill displays a randomly generated, daily-oriented, practical health tip to your visitors whenever they visit. The program is easy to install and visually appealing. The program is XML based, so adding more tips is easy.
PyFortune is a BSD fortune-compatible GUI fortune program. It has over 10,000 fortunes built-in, keeps track of all fortunes that have been displayed so they aren't repeated prematurely, a history with back and forward, bookmarks with a bookmark editor, a fortune weight function to make some categories more likely to appear than others, and a search to find specific fortunes.