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News Eagle - Hawley, PA
  • Morning Minutes: Sept. 13


  • 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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  • Word of the Day

    meander mee-AN-der (verb) to proceed by or take a winding or indirect course;  to wander aimlessly; ramble; to define the margin of (a body of water) with a meander line (noun) usually, meanders. turnings or windings; a winding path or course; a circuitous movement or journey; an intricate variety of fret or fretwork. — www.dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    Kick My Habits

    http://www.leedsbuildingsociety.co.uk/resources/kick-my-habits/

    Need to kick a dirty habit? Kick My Habits has interactive resources to help. It’s made in the UK, so “takeaways” are “takeout” and money is in pounds, but you’ll get the idea.

    Number to Know

    599: A list of 599 cigarette additives, created by five major American cigarette companies, was approved by the Department of Health and Human Services in April 1994. None of these additives is listed as an ingredient on cigarette packs.

    This Day in History

    Sept. 13, 1956: The IBM 305 RAMAC is introduced, the first commercial computer to use disk storage.

    Today’s Featured Birthday

    Actor Tyler Perry (44)

    Daily Quote

    “In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.” - John Muir

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