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Smyrna/Clayton Sun-Times
  • Morning Minutes: March 18

  • 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: March 18

    Word of the Day

    Ostentatious os-ten-TEY-shuhs (adjective) Characterized by or given to pretentious or conspicuous show in an attempt to impress others - dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    Tornado Chase Game

    http://dsc.discovery.com/tv-shows/storm-chasers/games-and-more/tornado-chase-game.htm

    This storm chasing simulation from the Dsicovery Channel teaches about weather as users pretend to chase down tornados.

    Number to Know

    $17 million: Property damage caused by the "Tri-State Tornado." 

    This Day in History

    March 18, 1925: A tornado passes through eastern Missouri, southern Illinois and southern Indiana. Known as the "Tri-State Tornado," it killed 695 people and injured 13,000.

    Today's Featured Birthday

    Maroon 5 singer Adam Levine (34)

    Daily Quote

    "Intelligence is the wife, imagination is the mistress, memory is the servant." - Victor Hugo

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