Word of the Day, Web Site of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.
Word of the Day
Voluble VAHL-yuh-bul (adj.) Easily rolling or turning, rotating; characterized by ready or rapid speech; glib, fluent -- www.merriam-webster.com
Web Site of the Day
Live-music lovers will never miss a show on gruvr.com, which detects your location and maps upcoming shows. Set e-mail concert alerts or follow an artist around the country. There are also links to buy tickets and to bands’ Web pages.
Number to Know
0: Amount of money the SETI Institute gets from the government. SETI – which was founded on this date in 1984 – is a program to search for extraterrestrial intelligence, and many people believe it receives government funds.
This Day in History
Nov. 20, 1985: Microsoft Windows 1.0 is released.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Smothers Brother Dick Smothers (70)
“The unthankful heart ... discovers no mercies; but let the thankful heart sweep through the day and, as the magnet finds the iron, so it will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings!” - Henry Ward Beecher