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The Times
  • Morning Minutes for Saturday, August 3

  • Today’s Featured Birthday Actress Evangeline Lilly (34) Word of the Day ifacimento ri-fah-chi-MEN-toh; It. ree-fah-chee-MEN-taw (noun) a recast or adaptation, as of a literary or musical work. — www.dictionary.com...
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  • Word of the Day
    ifacimento ri-fah-chi-MEN-toh; It. ree-fah-chee-MEN-taw (noun) a recast or adaptation, as of a literary or musical work. — www.dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    Diigo
    www.diigo.com
    Diigo is working to become users’ “dream information management tool.” The newest version lets users collect and organize anything, from bookmarks to screenshots, and is accessible anywhere on any device.
    Number to Know
    149: The world’s fastest steel roller coaster — traveling 149 mph — is Formula Rossa in Ferrari World, a theme park in United Arab Emirates. By comparison, the fastest wooden roller coaster resides at Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey. El Toro travels 70 mph.
    This Day in History
    Aug. 3, 1946: Santa Claus Land, the world’s first themed amusement park, opens in Santa Claus, Ind.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Actress Evangeline Lilly (34)
    Daily Quote
    “To err is human; to forgive, divine.” — Alexander Pope

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