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The Times
  • Morning Minutes: Nov. 4

  • Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.

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  • Word of the Day
    somnambulism som-NAM-byuh-liz-uhm, suhm- (noun) sleepwalking. — www.dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    The Authors Guild
    www.authorsguild.org
    Fancy yourself a novelist, or just interested in copyright law? You’ll find all you need at The Authors Guild, which provides legal services and resources to members.
    Number to Know
    90: On this date in 1979, the Iran hostage crisis begins. A group of Iranians, mostly students, invades the U.S. embassy in Tehran and takes 90 hostages (53 of whom are American).
    This Day in History
    Nov. 4, 2008: Barack Obama becomes the first African-American to be elected President of the United States.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Chef and author Bethenny Frankel (43)
    Daily Quote
    “Be nice to people on your way up because you'll meet them on your way down.” — Wilson Mizner

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