Word of the Day
Absinthe AB-sinth (noun) A green liqueur which is flavored with wormwood, anise and other aromatic herbs and commercial production of which is banned in many countries for health concerns; also, a liqueur resembling absinthe — www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
Twitter is full of 140-character movie reviews, but it can be tedious to wade through all the movie mentions. This site analyzes all tweets about popular movies and provides users with a rating based on the crowd’s opinion.
Number to Know
1: Number of presidents who were never elected as vice president or president. That man was Gerald Ford, who was born on this date in 1914.
This Day in History
July 14, 1943: In Diamond, Mo., the George Washington Carver National Monument becomes the first national monument in honor of an African-American.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Olympic gold medalist Ross Rebagliati (41)
“If Lincoln were alive today, he’d be turning over in his grave.” — Gerald Ford