Morning Minutes: March 15

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Word of the Day

Revanche ruh-VAHNSH (noun) Revenge; especially a usually political policy designed to recover lost territory or status -- www.merriam-webster.com

Web Site of the Day

Improbable Research

improbable.com

Scientists research a lot of interesting – and strange – subjects, such as why lizards can survive freezing and the cost of a bad joke. This site collects and comments on these odd studies, with the goal of making people laugh, and then think.

Number to Know

15: The date known as the “Ides.” On the Ides of March in 44 B.C., Julius Caesar was stabbed to death.

This Day in History

March 15, 1985: The first Internet domain name is registered (Symbolics.com).