|
|
|
The Times
  • Morning Minutes for Tuesday, August 14

  • Today’s Featured Birthday Actress Halle Berry (46) Word of the Day Beguile bih-GHYLE (verb) To deceive by cunning means; to draw notice or interest by wiles or charm; to cause (as time) to pass pleasantly — www.merriam-webs...
    • email print
  • Word of the Day
    Beguile bih-GHYLE (verb) To deceive by cunning means; to draw notice or interest by wiles or charm; to cause (as time) to pass pleasantly — www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    Toonopedia
    www.toonopedia.com
    This online encyclopedia covers cartoons and cartoon characters, including those in comic books, newspaper strips, magazines and more. There are more than a thousand entries from all-time favorites to lesser-known toons. The one-man project is quite impressive.
    Number to Know
    15: Number of years that “The Far Side” was nationally syndicated. The cartoon’s creator, Gary Larson, was born on this date in 1950.
    This Day in History
    Aug. 14, 1935: United States Social Security Act passes, creating a government pension system for the retired.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Actress Halle Berry (46)
    Daily Quote
    “The Bluebird of Happiness long absent from his life, Ned is visited by the Chicken of Depression.” — Gary Larson

      calendar