Word of the Day, Web Site of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.

Word of the Day

Pink PINK (verb) To perforate in an ornamental pattern; to cut a saw-toothed edge on; pierce, stab; to wound by irony, criticism or ridicule -- www.merriam-webster.com

Web Site of the Day

Chic Critique
www.chic-critique.com

“Written by regular women for regular women,” the contributors to this blog talk beauty and fashion, discussing the products they like, and the ones they don’t. There are also tons of budget-friendly tips and tricks, plus critiques of the latest trends.

Number to Know

496: Number of animals that are listed as threatened or endangered in the United States, according to the National Wildlife Federation. Today is World Animal Day.

This Day in History

Oct. 4, 1965: Pope Paul VI arrives in New York and becomes the first pope to visit the United States.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Author Anne Rice (68)

Daily Quote

“Very few beings really seek knowledge in this world. Mortal or immortal, few really ASK. On the contrary, they try to wring from the unknown the answers they have already shaped in their own minds.” – Anne Rice