Word of the Day
Eccentric ik-SEN-trik (adjective) Deviating from an established or usual pattern or style; deviating from conventional or accepted usage or conduct; deviating from a circular path; located elsewhere than at the geometrical center; having the axis or support so located — www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
Do you leave the movie theater as soon as the credits roll? You may be missing out on extra scenes tacked on during or after the credits. This site lists movies and video games that have extra footage. You’ll never miss out again.
Number to Know
69.5 inches: The length of the world’s largest zucchini. Today is Sneak Some Zucchini Onto Your Neighbors’ Porch Night, so if you have extra zucchini, share it with your neighborhood!
This Day in History
Aug. 8, 1974: Watergate scandal: President Richard Nixon announces his resignation, effective the next day.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Actor Dustin Hoffman (75)
“I envy people who can just look at a sunset. I wonder how you can shoot it. There is nothing more grotesque to me than a vacation.” — Dustin Hoffman