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The Times
  • Morning Minutes for Saturday, July 28

  • Today’s Featured Birthday Garfield creator Jim Davis (67) Word of the Day Mantic MAN-tik (adjective) Of or relating to the faculty of divination; prophetic — www.merriam-webster.com Website o...
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  • Word of the Day
    Mantic MAN-tik (adjective) Of or relating to the faculty of divination; prophetic — www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    The Daily Green
    www.thedailygreen.com
    If you’re looking for ways to go green, or just trying to keep up-to-date on environmental news, this is the site for you. The Daily Green features daily news, tips, recipes and more. The features will help you save money, energy and the Earth.
    Number to Know
    45 million: Approximate number of copies sold of “The Tale of Peter Rabbit,” making it one of the best-selling books of all time. The book’s author, Beatrix Potter, was born on this date in 1866.
    This Day in History
    July 28, 1868: The 14th Amendment to the Constitution is passed, establishing African-American citizenship and guaranteeing due process of law.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Garfield creator Jim Davis (67)
    Daily Quote
    “Way down deep, we’re all motivated by the same urges. Cats have the courage to live by them.” — Jim Davis
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