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Word of the Day



    Flippant FLIP-unt (adj.) Lacking proper respect or seriousness - www.merriam-webster.com



    Website of the Day



    Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream

    www.benjerry.com/fun/halloween



    Who says ice cream can't be haunted? This page on the Ben & Jerry's website is a graveyard of interaction: bats, ghouls, monsters and more. First, read the tombstones of old ice cream flavors that have passed on. Then, click through to explore endless worlds of cartoon-like laboratories, basements, abandoned mansions, dusty libraries and more.



    Number to Know



    24.3 pounds: Per-capita consumption of candy by Americans in 2009. - Census.gov



    This Day in History



    Oct. 25, 1962: Cuban missile crisis: Adlai Stevenson shows photos at the UN proving Soviet missiles are installed in Cuba.



    Today's Featured Birthday



    Basketball coach Bobby Knight (70)



    Daily Quote



    "Everything you can imagine is real." - Pablo Picasso