Morning Minutes: May 3

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Word of the Day

Piebald PYE-bawld (adj.) Of different colors; especially spotted or blotched with black and white; composed of incongruous parts -- www.merriam-webster.com

Web Site of the Day

PRIZEY

www.prizey.net

Who doesn’t like free stuff? This site collects giveaway offers and lists each offer with information on what’s being given away, its retail value, which site you go to for the contest and its link, and what you need to do to win.

Number to Know

7.7.47: Date when recovery of items thought to be from a spacecraft were recovered in Roswell, N.M. Today is Paranormal Day, and the Roswell story is about as paranormal as it gets.

This Day in History

May 3, 1978: The first spam e-mail is sent by a Digital Equipment Corporation marketing representative to every ARPANET address on the West Coast.