Word of the Day
Samizdat SAH-miz-daht (noun) A clandestine publishing system within the Soviet Union, by which forbidden or unpublishable literature was reproduced and circulated privately — dictionary.com
Website of the Day
Beginner Marathon Training Schedule
This site gives a schedule for those who want to start training for their first marathon. Included is a chart scheduling distances and rest days, plus links to websites that can answer other training questions.
Number to Know
42.195: Number of kilometers in an official marathon, which equals 26 miles and 385 yards.
This Day in History
April 19, 1897: First Boston Marathon is held.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Actor James Franco (35)
“A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.” — Dwight D. Eisenhower