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  • Sept. 21, 2012
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  • Word of the Day
    Coruscate KOR-uh-skayt (verb) To give off or reflect light in bright beams or flashes; sparkle; to be brilliant or showy in technique or style - www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    Head to this official site of Stephen King to celebrate the author's birthday. On the site you'll find a list of all of King's books, information about King, forums, the latest news and much more.
    Number to Know
    5.3 million: Number of people in the U.S. alone who have Alzheimer's disease, according to www.alz.org. Today is World Alzheimer's Day.
    This Day in History
    Sept. 21, 1981: Sandra Day O'Connor is unanimously approved by the U.S. Senate as the first female Supreme Court justice.
    Today's Featured Birthday
    Author Stephen King (65)
    Daily Quote
    "Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature's inexorable imperative." - H. G. Wells, who was born on this date in 1866.
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