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The Times
  • Morning Minutes for Wednesday, April 3

  • Today’s Featured Birthday Comedian Eddie Murphy (52) Word of the Day Scruple SKROO-puhl (noun) a moral or ethical consideration or standard that acts as a restraining force or inhibits certain actions — dictionary.com...
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  • Word of the Day
    Scruple SKROO-puhl (noun) a moral or ethical consideration or standard that acts as a restraining force or inhibits certain actions — dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    Photo Gallery: Weird Government ‘Unabomber’ Auction Winds Down
    http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2011/06/unabomber-online-auction/
    In 2011, the U.S. government auctioned off some of the Unabomber’s possessions to riase money for restitution for his victims. This website has pictures of some of the items put up for sale in the morbid auction.
    Number to Know
    13 billion: The Marshall Plan, signed by Presiden Truman on this date in 1948, channeled more than $13 billion to Europe to aid in World War II recovery.
    This Day in History
    April 3, 1996: Theodore Kaczynski, known as the Unabomber, is arrested.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Comedian Eddie Murphy (52)
    Daily Quote
    “Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself.” — Harvey Fierstein

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