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WORD OF THE DAY

Cabriole [kab-ree-ohl; French ka-bree-awl] (noun) 1. (furniture) a curved, tapering leg curving outward at the top and inward farther down so as to end in a round pad, the semblance of an animal's paw, or some other feature: used especially in the first half of the 18th century; 2. (ballet) a leap in which one leg is raised in the air and the other is brought up to beat against it.

TV TRIVIA

On "Pokémon," what type of Pokémon does Misty have?

A. Fire

B. Water

C. Grass

D. Psychic

(Answer at bottom of column)

NUMBER TO KNOW

90: 90% of confirmed meteorites have been discovered in Antarctica.

THIS DAY IN HISTORY

Aug. 14, 2003: A major outage knocked out power across the eastern United States and parts of Canada. Fifty million people were affected, including residents of New York, Cleveland and Detroit, as well as Toronto and Ottawa, Canada.

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

Movie actress Mila Kunis (37)

QUOTE OF THE DAY

"In nature there are few sharp lines." - A. R. Ammons

TRIVIA ANSWER

B. Water

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