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  • August 6
    Word of the Day, This Day in History, Number to Know, Website of the Day, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.
    Word of the Day
    militate MIL-ih-tayt intransitive verb; To have force or influence. — Dictionary.com
    This Day in History
    Aug. 6, 1991: Tim Berners-Lee published a summary of the World Wide Web project on the newsgroup alt.hypertext. This marked the debut of the Web as a publicly available service on the Internet.
    Number to Know
    10: Number of websites in the world as of June 1992. Currently it is estimated there are more than a billion.
    Website of the Day: Evolution of the Web
    Highly interactive site detailing the rise of the World Wide Web and the tools used in navigating it.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    M. Night Shyamalan, Indian-American director, actor, producer and screenwriter, 44.
    Daily Quote
    “The first two movies I directed failed, when I was 21 and 23. And that was the greatest thing that could have happened.” — M. Night Shyamalan
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