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  • Morning Minutes: Jan. 2

  • 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
    Ecotone EE-kuh-tohn (noun) A transition area between two adjacent ecological communities - www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    Isaac Asimov
    Today is the birthday of writer Isaac Asimov (he was born in 1920), so to celebrate, head to this website, which collects Asimov information. It’s not a pretty site, but it has a wealth of resources on the renowned author.
    Number to Know
    March 31: This is the last day of the Tzolk'in calendar, which some believe will be the end of the world, just like Dec. 21 was.
    This Day in History
    Jan. 2, 2006: An explosion in a coal mine in Sago, W.Va., traps and kills 12 miners, while leaving one miner in critical condition.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. (45)
    Daily Quote
    “People are so worried about what they eat between Christmas and the New Year, but they really should be worried about what they eat between the New Year and Christmas.” - Author unknown

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