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Morning Minutes: March 18
Word of the Day
Ostentatious os-ten-TEY-shuhs (adjective) Characterized by or given to pretentious or conspicuous show in an attempt to impress others - dictionary.com
Website of the Day
Tornado Chase Game
This storm chasing simulation from the Dsicovery Channel teaches about weather as users pretend to chase down tornados.
Number to Know
$17 million: Property damage caused by the "Tri-State Tornado."
This Day in History
March 18, 1925: A tornado passes through eastern Missouri, southern Illinois and southern Indiana. Known as the "Tri-State Tornado," it killed 695 people and injured 13,000.
Today's Featured Birthday
Maroon 5 singer Adam Levine (34)
"Intelligence is the wife, imagination is the mistress, memory is the servant." - Victor Hugo