3 things to know today

A clip for your health?

Despite “”compelling evidence”” that being circumcised helps protect men from getting HIV, researchers in New Zealand say that circumcision generally doesn’t help ward off STDs, according to Reuters.

Dinosaurs do roam the earth

The fastest-known evolving animal is the tuatara, a lizard-like creature that scientists refer to as a “”living dinosaur,”” according to LiveScience.com.

Even they started somewhere

Famous people born on this date include singers Fergie (1975) and Mariah Carey (1970) and director Quentin Tarentino (1962).