Morning Minutes: April 25

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Word of the Day

Sward SWORD (noun) A portion of ground covered with grass; the grassy surface of land --

Web Site of the Day

Kitchen Parade

Looking for healthy recipes that still taste good? This food blog focuses on easy-to-find seasonal ingredients and features recipes that new and experienced cooks can enjoy. There also are kitchen tips and advice.

Number to Know

7: Number of live-action theatrical movies made about Batman, the most recent being “The Dark Knight.”

This Day in History

April 25, 1939: DC Comics publishes its second major superhero in Detective Comics No. 27 - he is Batman, one of the most popular comic book superheroes of all time.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Actor Hank Azaria (46)

Daily Quote

“How many actors have a shot at being a part of something that became a part of pop culture? It's been very rewarding. I'm not getting the 20 million bucks for the new movies, but at least I'm getting warmth and recognition from people wherever I go.” - Adam West, who played Batman in the 1960s TV series and in the first Batman movie