Morning Express – Thursday, January 18

We run the risk of a few snow showers this morning then mainly cloudy and remaining well below seasonal temperature-wise . Friday will likely be the coldest day of the week with a daytime high of just -13c. Temperatures will begin to moderate over the weekend into next week.

1886 Modern hockey is born – The foundation of The Hockey Association in England formalized a modern version of the game that had already been played in ancient times.

1919 The Paris Peace Conference opens – The aim of the conference was to set the peace terms after World War I, resulting in the signing of the Treaty of Versailles.

1974 “$6 Million Man” starring Lee Majors premieres on ABC TV

Pigs can’t look up into the sky. – Due to the anatomy of their neck muscles and spine, pigs are unable to look upwards.

There’s a planet mostly made from diamond. – The Super-Earth planet, 55 Cancri e, is around twice the size of Earth and is likely made of diamond and graphite.

Earth’s rotation is changing speed – The Earth is actually slowing down, which means that, on average, the length of a day increases by around 1.8 seconds per century.


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