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Word of the Day



    Eternize ih-TER-nyze (verb) To make eternal; to prolong indefinitely; immortalize - www.merriam-webster.com



    Website of the Day



    Salem witch trials

    www.salemwitchmuseum.com



    Learn about the Salem witch trials at the website of the official Salem witch museum. This spellbinding site is family-friendly with frequently asked question about the trials and videos of kids who wanted their questions answered, too. Read the timeline of the witchcraft accusations, shop the Salem witch gift shop and go back to 1692.



    Number to Know



    68: Percent of people who believe in the devil, according to a Harris Poll.



    This Day in History



    Oct. 28, 1919: U.S. Congress passes the Volstead Act over President Woodrow Wilson's veto, paving the way for Prohibition to begin the following January.



    Today's Featured Birthday



    Actor Joaquin Phoenix (36)



    Daily Quote



    "Chocolate is like medicine - but as with medicine, the key is the proper dose. Don't overdo it." - Edward "Grandpa" Jones