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WORD OF THE DAY

Taphonomy [tuh-fon-uh-mee] (noun) the circumstances and processes of fossilization.

FILM FACTS

In "WALL-E," when we meet WALL-E, he is cleaning up the masses of garbage left behind on Earth. Who or what is his one companion?

A. A another cleaning robot

B. A cockroach

C. An old human janitor

D. A mouse

(Answer at bottom of column)

NUMBER TO KNOW

25: Apples are 25% air.

THIS DAY IN HISTORY

Nov. 21, 1877: Thomas Edison announces his invention of the phonograph, a way to record and play back sound.

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

Media personality/former football player Michael Strahan (49)

QUOTE OF THE DAY

"All the people like us are we, and everyone else is They." - Rudyard Kipling

TRIVIA ANSWER

B. A cockroach

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