WORD OF THE DAY
Uakari [wah-kahr-ee] (noun) any of several medium-sized, tree-dwelling Amazon basin monkeys of the genus Cacajao, the only New World monkeys having a short tail: all are now rare.
In the 1963 animated film "The Sword in the Stone" what name was used for young Arthur?
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NUMBER TO KNOW
7,380,765: The biggest river by discharge volume is the Amazon at an 7,380,765 cubic feet per second.
THIS DAY IN HISTORY
June 12, 1987: In one of his most famous Cold War speeches, President Ronald Reagan challenges Soviet Leader Mikhail Gorbachev to "tear down" the Berlin Wall, a symbol of the repressive Communist era in a divided Germany.
Movie actor Dave Franco (36)
QUOTE OF THE DAY
"One could not pluck a flower without troubling a star." - Loren Eiseley