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Word of the Day
Jimjams JIM-jamz (noun) Jitters - www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
There have been some iconic food scenes in film, and this site brings the movies to your plate. Search by movie or search by recipe; you can find “Napoleon Dynamite” cheese quesadillas, “Lady and the Tramp” spaghetti and meatballs, and more.
Number to Know
9.5: Highest magnitude earthquake ever recorded, which occurred on May 22, 1960, in Chile. Today is Richter Scale Day in honor of the birth of the man who invented the Richter Scale, Charles F. Richter.
This Day in History
April 26, 1986: A nuclear reactor accident occurs at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in the Soviet Union (now Ukraine).
Today’s Featured Birthday
Actress/comedian Carol Burnett (78)
Duruing all these years there existed within me a tendency to follow Nature in her walks.” - John James Audubon, who was born on this date in 1785.