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  • Morning Minutes: July 21

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  • Word of the Day

    nadir NAY-dir; nay-DIR (noun) the point of the celestial sphere directly opposite the zenith and directly below the observer; the lowest point; the time of greatest depression or adversity. - www.dictionary.com

    Website of the Day



    Based on what you’ve listened to, Last.fm recommends new music and concerts to attend, connecting you with listeners of similar taste. You also can download some music for free off the site.

    Number to Know

    100: On this date in 1904, Louis Rigolly became the first man to break the 100-mph barrier on land by driving a 15-liter Gobron-Brille in Ostend, Belgium.

    This Day in History

    July 21, 2011: NASA's Space Shuttle program ends with the landing of Space Shuttle Atlantis on mission STS-135.

    Today’s Featured Birthday

    Model Ali Landry (40)

    Daily Quote

    “The most beautiful thing in the world is, of course, the world itself.” - Wallace Stevens

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