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The Times
  • Morning Minutes for Monday, April 29

  • Today’s Featured Birthday Actor Daniel Day-Lewis (55) 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...
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  • 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 Daniel Day-Lewis (55)
    Daily Quote
    “Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.” — Wayne Dyer

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