WORD OF THE DAY
orogen [awr-uh-jen] (noun) an extensive belt of rocks deformed by orogeny, associated in places with plutonic and metamorphic rocks.
What state does "My Cousin Vinny" take place?
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NUMBER TO KNOW
350: In 2005, endurance athlete Dean Karnazes ran 350 miles in 80 hours and 44 minutes without sleep.
THIS DAY IN HISTORY
Sept. 15, 1916: During the Battle of the Somme, the British launch a major offensive against the Germans, employing tanks for the first time in history.
Movie actor Tom Hardy (43)
QUOTE OF THE DAY
"Vote for the man who promises least; he'll be the least disappointing." - Bernard Baruch