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
Abovo ab-OH-voh (adverb) From the beginning -- www.merriam-webster.com
Web Site of the Day
World Teachers’ Day 2009
Today is World Teachers’ Day, an annual event begun in 1994. On this official Web site, you can find out about the history of the day, find out about teachers and the issues they face across the globe, send an e-card to your teachers, share photos and more.
Number to Know
60: Approximate percent of funding for PBS stations that comes from member donations and grants, according to CPB.org.
This Day in History
Oct. 5, 1970: The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is founded.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Actress Kate Winslet (34)
“If you're not a risk taker, you should get the hell out of business.” – McDonald’s founder Ray Kroc, who was born on Oct. 5, 1902.