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The Times
  • Morning Minutes for Wednesday, August 1

  • Today’s Featured Birthday Rapper Coolio (49) Word of the Day Enervate EN-er-vayt (verb) To reduce the mental or moral vigor of; to lessen the vitality or strength of — www.merriam-webster.com ...
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  • Word of the Day
    Enervate EN-er-vayt (verb) To reduce the mental or moral vigor of; to lessen the vitality or strength of — www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    Chowhound
    www.chowhound.com
    This foodie community is a great place to share recipes, troubleshoot cooking problems, learn about other users’ favorite restaurants, discover useful kitchen gear and more. Browse by city or region, or by topic.
    Number to Know
    1981: Year on this date when MTV was launched. The network’s first music video was “Video Killed the Radio Star,” by the Buggles.
    This Day in History
    Aug. 1, 2007: The I-35W Mississippi River Bridge spanning the Mississippi River in Minneapolis, collapses during the evening rush hour.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Rapper Coolio (49)
    Daily Quote
    “He who has never failed somewhere, that man cannot be great.” — Herman Melville, who was born on this date in 1819.

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