Morning Minutes: March 10
Word of the Day
Purfle PUR-ful (verb) To ornament the border or edges of -- www.merriam-webster.com
Web Site of the Day
Marion Nestle, an impressively qualified nutritionist, professor, policy adviser and author, blogs about the factors that influence dietary guidelines. From calorie labels to food safety to marketing toward children, Nestle breaks down food issues in the news and encourages discussion.
Number to Know
15: Age that the 14th Dalai Lama (Tenzin Gyatso) was when he became the head of Tibet. He assumed power in 1950 a month after China’s army moved into the region.
This Day in History
March 10, 1959: Tibet holds an unsuccessful uprising against Chinese occupation in Lhasa. Thousands are killed.