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  • Morning Minutes: March 13

  • Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today's Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.

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  • Morning Minutes: March 13
    Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today's Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.
    Word of the Day
    Bust buhst (noun) A sculptured, painted, drawn, or engraved representation of the upper part of the human figure, especially a portrait sculpture showing only the head and shoulders of the subject - dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    Best Space Pictures of 2012: Editor's Picks
    http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2012/12/pictures/121211-best-space-2012-endeavour-mars-rover-nasa-science/
    See National Geographic's best pictures of space, including the Double Helix and Thor's Helmet nebulas, a close-up of a storm on Saturn and a self-portrait Buzz Aldrin took on his last visit to space.
    Number to Know
    84: Number of Earth years it takes Uranus to orbit the sun once.
    This Day in History
    March 13, 1781: Astronomer William Hershel discovers Uranus.
    Today's Featured Birthday
    Rapper Lonnie "Common" Lynn
    Daily Quote
    "Peace is a journey of a thousand miles and it must be taken one step at a time." - Lyndon B. Johnson
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