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The Times
  • Morning Minutes for Thursday, January 3

  • Today’s Featured Birthday Hockey Hall-of-Famer Bobby Hull (74) Word of the Day Yips YIPS (noun) A state of nervous tension affecting an athlete (as a golfer) in the performance of a crucial action — www.merriam-webster.com...
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  • Word of the Day
    Yips YIPS (noun) A state of nervous tension affecting an athlete (as a golfer) in the performance of a crucial action — www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    www.tolkienestate.com
    To celebrate the birthday of author J.R.R. Tolkien (he was born Jan. 3, 1892), head to this official website of the estate of Tolkien. At last check, the site was undergoing a renovation, but it still has lots of information about the author and his works. Any fan of Middle-earth will find much to please them.
    Number to Know
    March 31: Date of Easter this year.
    This Day in History
    Jan. 3, 1925: Benito Mussolini announces he is taking dictatorial powers over Italy.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Hockey Hall-of-Famer Bobby Hull (74)
    Daily Quote
    “Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.” — J.R.R. Tolkien

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