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Word of the Day

Demeanor dih-MEE-ner (noun) Behavior toward others; outward manner - www.merriam-webster.com

Website of the Day

Origami
www.origami.com

Today is the start of World Origami Days, which will end Nov. 11 (Japan’s Origami Day). Oppenheimer founded the first American origami group, and she wanted the world to share in the magic of origami. Visit this website to find diagrams on how to create an elephant, alien, angel and much more out of folded paper.

Number to Know

422: Number of U.S. establishments that manufactured nonchocolate confectionary products in 2008. These establishments employed 16,860 people. California led the nation in this category, with 47 establishments. – Census.gov

This Day in History

Oct. 24, 2002: Police arrest spree killers John Allen Muhammad and Lee Boyd Malvo, ending the Beltway sniper attacks in the area around Washington, D.C.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Rapper Drake (24)

Daily Quote

“Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural fear in children is increased with tales, so is the other.” - Sir Francis Bacon