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The Times
  • Morning Minutes for Tuesday, February 26

  • Today’s Featured Birthday Singer Fats Domino (85) Word of the Day Conundrum kuh-NUHN-druhm (noun) A riddle, the answer to which involves a pun or play on words; anything that puzzles. — dictionary.com ...
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  • Word of the Day
    Conundrum kuh-NUHN-druhm (noun) A riddle, the answer to which involves a pun or play on words; anything that puzzles. — dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    How jeans conquered the world
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-17101768
    In honor of Levi Strauss’ birthday, learn how jeans became a wardrobe staple around the world.
    Number to Know
    2.7 billion: Meters of denim fabric produced in 2006.
    This Day in History
    Feb. 26, 2005: Halle Berry accepts her Razzie for Worst Actress in person, while holding her Oscar in her other hand. She also makes a speech parodying her 2002 Oscar speech after she won Best Actress.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Singer Fats Domino (85)
    Daily Quote
    “What great thing would you attempt if you knew you could not fail?” — Robert H. Schuller
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