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Morning Minutes: March 18

Word of the Day

Ostentatious os-ten-TEY-shuhs (adjective) Characterized by or given to pretentious or conspicuous show in an attempt to impress others - dictionary.com

Website of the Day

Tornado Chase Game


This storm chasing simulation from the Dsicovery Channel teaches about weather as users pretend to chase down tornados.

Number to Know

$17 million: Property damage caused by the "Tri-State Tornado." 

This Day in History

March 18, 1925: A tornado passes through eastern Missouri, southern Illinois and southern Indiana. Known as the "Tri-State Tornado," it killed 695 people and injured 13,000.

Today's Featured Birthday

Maroon 5 singer Adam Levine (34)

Daily Quote

"Intelligence is the wife, imagination is the mistress, memory is the servant." - Victor Hugo