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  • Morning Minutes: Nov. 24

  • 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
    novitiate noh-VISH-ee-it, -eyt (noun) the state or period of being a beginner in anything; the state or period of being a novice of a religious order or congregation; the quarters occupied by religious novices during probation; a novice. — www.dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    Daily Mile
    Track your workouts and motivate your friends with Daily Mile. Just in time to begin thinking about burning off those upcoming holiday calories.
    Number to Know
    10: Charles Darwin has been commemorated in the UK, with his portrait printed on the reverse of £10 banknotes printed along with a hummingbird and HMS Beagle, issued by the Bank of England.
    This Day in History
    Nov. 24, 1859: Charles Darwin publishes “On the Origin of Species,” the anniversary of which is sometimes called "Evolution Day."
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Comedian Stephen Merchant (39)
    Daily Quote
    “Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.” — Pablo Picasso
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