Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.
Word of the Day
holograph HOL-uh-graf (adjective) wholly written by the person in whose name it appears; a holograph writing, as a deed, will, or letter. — www.dictionary.com
Website of the Day
Forget Pinterest: Instructables was one of the first how-to sites online. Learn how to make everything from furniture to your own bathing suit wrap or carrot flute! (Yes, carrot flute.)
Number to Know
20: "Jessie's Girl,” a rock song written and performed by Australian pop-rock singer Rick Springfield, was named No. 20 on VH1's "100 Greatest Songs of the ‘80s" in 2006.
This Day in History
Aug. 23, 1973: A bank robbery gone wrong in Stockholm, Sweden, turns into a hostage crisis; over the next five days the hostages begin to sympathise with their captors, leading to the term "Stockholm syndrome.”
Today’s Featured Birthday
Singer-songwriter Rick Springfield (64)
“Art requires philosophy, just as philosophy requires art. Otherwise, what would become of beauty?” — Paul Gauguin