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
Evanescent ev-uh-NESS-unt (adj.) Tending to vanish like vapor -- www.merriam-webster.com
Web Site of the Day
This site features user-generated, independent films: shorts, animated films, Web series and more. Watch the films in high definition, or submit your own work. There’s also a social networking forum, reviews, blogs, coverage of industry events and a film festival database.
Number to Know
1789-1797: Years that George Washington was president. Our first president was born on this date in 1732.
This Day in History
Feb. 22, 1980: Miracle on Ice: In Lake Placid, N.Y., the U.S. hockey team defeats the Soviet Union hockey team 4-3 in what is considered to be one of the greatest upsets in sports history.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Actress Drew Barrymore (35)
“Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.” - George Washington