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Word of the Day

Veridical vuh-RID-ih-kul (adj.) Truthful, veracious; not illusory, genuine - www.merriam-webster.com

Website of the Day

Tourism & Biodiversity

Today is World Tourism Day, so head to this official website from the World Tourism Organization. The theme of this year’s annual event is Tourism and Sustainable Energy.

Number to Know

1.6 million: Tourists that are expected worldwide by 2020, according to the World Tourism Organization. In 2006, there were 842 million tourists. 

This Day in History

Sept. 27, 1964: The Warren Commission releases its report, concluding that Lee Harvey Oswald, acting alone, assassinated President John F. Kennedy.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow (40)

Daily Quote

“The most powerful argument of all for saving open space is economics; in most states, tourism is the number two industry.” - Jim Fowler