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The Times
  • Morning Minutes for Tuesday, July 24

  • Today’s Featured Birthday Actor/singer Jennifer Lopez (43) Word of the Day Pigeon-livered PIJ-un-liv-erd (adjective) Gentle, mild — www.merriam-webster.com Website of the Day...
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  • Word of the Day
    Pigeon-livered PIJ-un-liv-erd (adjective) Gentle, mild — www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    Amelia Earhart: Papers, Photos, Memorabilia and Artifacts
    www.lib.purdue.edu/spcol/aearhart
    This online collection includes more than 3,500 scans of photographs, maps and documents relating to Amelia Earhart. There are copies of the maps that were used on her last flight, photographs she took and scans of letters she sent and received.
    Number to Know
    1: Amelia Earhart, who was born on this day in 1897, set all kinds of firsts, including becoming the first person to cross the U.S. in an autogyro, the first woman to fly the Atlantic solo and the first woman to receive the Distinguished Flying Cross.
    This Day in History
    July 24, 2005: Lance Armstrong wins his seventh consecutive Tour de France.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Actor/singer Jennifer Lopez (43)
    Daily Quote
    “If children have the ability to ignore all odds and percentages, then maybe we can all learn from them. When you think about it, what other choice is there but to hope? We have two options, medically and emotionally: give up or fight like hell.” — Lance Armstrong

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