Word of the Day
Cobalt KOH-bawlt (noun) A tough lustrous silver-white magnetic metallic element that is related to and occurs with iron and nickel and is used especially in alloys; a strong greenish blue; cobalt blue — www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
National Watermelon Board
Are you a fan of watermelon and watermelon-based recipes? Be sure head to this Web site, which has recipes, nutritional information, kids’ activities, resources for educators and more. Today is National Watermelon Day, so celebrate by trying one of these recipes or by eating watermelon.
Number to Know
92: Percent water that a watermelon consists of. Today is National Watermelon Day.
This Day in History
Aug. 3, 1936: Jesse Owens wins the 100-meter dash at the Berlin Olympics.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Martha Stewart (71)
“Find the good. It’s all around you. Find it, showcase it and you’ll start believing in it.” — Jesse Owens