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  • Morning Minutes: April 29

  • 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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  • Morning Minutes: April 29

    Word of the Day

    Orienteering awr-ee-en-TEER-ing (noun) A competitive sport that tests the skills of map reading and cross-country running, in which competitors race through an unknown area to find various checkpoints by using only a compass and topographical map, the winner being the finisher with the lowest elapsed time - dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    Time Specials: The Royal Wedding

    http://www.time.com/time/specials/packages/0,28757,2041593,00.html

    Take a look back at the royal wedding with Time magazine's coverage of the event.

    Number to Know

    2 billion: Estimated number of people who watched the duke and duchess of Cambridge wed on TV.

    This Day in History

    April 29, 2011: Prince William of England marries Kate Middleton.

    Today's Featured Birthday

    Actor/comedian Jerry Seinfeld (59)

    Daily Quote

    "Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice." - Wayne Dyer

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