Word of the Day
Stultify STUL-tuh-fye (verb) To cause to appear to be stupid, foolish or absurdly illogical; to impair, invalidate or make ineffective; negate; to have a dulling or inhibiting effect on — www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
Think of this site as an “online magazine rack.” The site collects headlines of the latest stories on Web sites or blogs. These stories are gathered on a Web page with a headline and introductory paragraph. Good for finding news on a specific topic quickly.
Number to Know
4.13 million: Number of births registered in the United States in 2009. Of this number, 409,840 were to teens 15 to 19 and 7,934 to mothers 45 to 54. — Census.gov
This Day in History
May 6, 1937: Hindenburg disaster: The German zeppelin Hindenburg catches fire and is destroyed within a minute while attempting to dock at Lakehurst, N.J. Thirty-six people are killed.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Actor George Clooney (51)
“A mother is a mother still,
The holiest thing alive.” — Samuel Taylor Coleridge