1. Tomography is imaging of sections of a body by a penetrating wave. A CT scan is a shortened form of computerized tomography.
2. Matins and compline are the first and last offices of the day in western Catholic liturgy.
3. Nina Davuluri of New York City is the first East Indian-American woman to be crowned Miss America.
4. There are 26 countries in the European Union, which started out with only six. Croatia was the last to join, just this summer.
5. A soul patch is a tiny beard on the face, just below the lips and above the chin.