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The Times
  • Morning Minutes for Monday, January 21

  • Today’s Featured Birthday Golfing legend Jack Nicklaus (73) Word of the Day Ekphrasis EK-fruh-sis (noun) A literary description of or commentary on a visual work of art — www.merriam-webster.com ...
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  • Word of the Day
    Ekphrasis EK-fruh-sis (noun) A literary description of or commentary on a visual work of art — www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    National Hugging Day
    www.nationalhuggingday.com
    Today is National Hugging Day, so head to this website, which lists huggable people of the year, lets you send a hug via e-mail, has hug news and more. And after you step away from the computer or smart phone, make sure to hug someone!
    Number to Know
    1986: Year when National Hug (or Hugging) Day was founded. It is celebrated every Jan. 21.
    This Day in History
    Jan. 21, 1977: President Jimmy Carter pardons nearly all American Vietnam War draft evaders, some of whom had emigrated to Canada.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Golfing legend Jack Nicklaus (73)
    Daily Quote
    “A hug is like a boomerang - you get it back right away.” — Bill Keane
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