The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • Morning Minutes: Dec. 28

  • 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
    calorifacient kuh-lawr-uh-FEY-shuhnt, -lor-, kal-er-uh- (adjective) (of foods) producing heat. — www.dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    If the post-holiday buzz hasn’t worn off yet, head over to Calm.com. You’re sure to be feeling Zen in no time.
    Number to Know
    40: The Amur leopard is the rarest cat and one of the most endangered animals in the world, already being extinct in six countries it formerly roamed. Fewer than 40 Amur leopards still exist in the wild.
    This Day in History
    Dec. 28, 1973: The Endangered Species Act is passed in the United States.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Singer John Legend (35)
    Daily Quote
    “No one has ever loved anyone the way everyone wants to be loved.” — Mignon McLaughlin
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