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The Carthage Press
  • Morning Minutes: Aug. 3

  • 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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  • Word of the Day

    ifacimento ri-fah-chi-MEN-toh; It. ree-fah-chee-MEN-taw (noun) a recast or adaptation, as of a literary or musical work. - www.dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    Diigo

    www.diigo.com

    Diigo is working to become users’ “dream information management tool.” The newest version lets users collect and organize anything, from bookmarks to screenshots, and is accessible anywhere on any device.

    Number to Know

    149: The world’s fastest steel roller coaster — traveling 149 mph — is Formula Rossa in Ferrari World, a theme park in United Arab Emirates. By comparison, the fastest wooden roller coaster resides at Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey. El Toro travels 70 mph.

    This Day in History

    Aug. 3, 1946: Santa Claus Land, the world's first themed amusement park, opens in Santa Claus, Ind.

    Today’s Featured Birthday

    Actress Evangeline Lilly (34)

    Daily Quote

    “To err is human; to forgive, divine.” - Alexander Pope

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