WORD OF THE DAY
Riparian [ri-pair-ee-uh n, rahy-] (adjective) of, relating to or situated or dwelling on the bank of a river or other body of water: riparian villas.
"On Buffy the Vampire Slayer," what is Buffy's middle name?
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NUMBER TO KNOW
20,000: The Taj Mahal took about 20 years and approximately 20,000 workers to complete.
THIS DAY IN HISTORY
Feb. 19, 1847: The first rescuers reach surviving members of the Donner Party, a group of California-bound emigrants stranded by snow in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
Movie actor Jeff Daniels (66)
QUOTE OF THE DAY
"Woe to the man whose heart has not learned while young to hope, to love - and to put its trust in life." - Joseph Conrad