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  • Morning Minutes: July 30

  • 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

    poetaster POH-it-as-ter (noun) an inferior poet; a writer of indifferent verse. - www.dictionary.com

    Website of the Day



    Check out presentations made by successful people on a wide range of topics, including technology, entertainment and design. TED markets “ideas worth spreading.”

    Number to Know

    4: “Million Dollar Baby” received the award for “Best Picture” in 2004 during the 77th Academy Awards, along with Best Director, Best Actor in a Supporting Role and Best Actress in a Leading Role, which went to Hilary Swank.

    This Day in History

    July 30, 1956: A joint resolution of the U.S. Congress is signed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower, authorizing “In God we trust” as the U.S. national motto.

    Today’s Featured Birthday

    Actress Hilary Swank (39)

    Daily Quote

    “Through a painting we can see the whole world.” - Hans Hofmann

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