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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