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The Times
  • Morning Minutes for Sunday, April 7

  • Today’s Featured Birthday Actor Russell Crowe (49) Word of the Day Mendacious men-DEY-shuhs (adjective) False or untrue — dictionary.com Website of the Day Indian Class...
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  • Word of the Day
    Mendacious men-DEY-shuhs (adjective) False or untrue — dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    Indian Classical Music 101 With Ravi Shankar
    http://www.npr.org/2010/04/06/125512689/indian-classical-music-101-with-ravi-shankar
    Sitar player Ravi Shankar was born on this day in 1920. In a 2005 visit to NPR, he explained the basics of traditional Indian music. This site shows traditional Indian instruments and musical techniques, complete with sound clips of Shankar explaining each instrument and technique.
    Number to Know
    115: Number of movies Jackie Chan has appeared in, according to IMDB.
    This Day in History
    April 7, 1970: Actor John Wayne wins the “Best Actor” Academy Award for his work in “True Grit.”
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Actor Russell Crowe (49)
    Daily Quote
    “When what we are is what we want to be, that’s happiness.” — Malcolm Forbes

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