Morning Minutes: March 14

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Word of the Day

Unctuous UNK-chuh-wus (adjective) Fatty, oily; smooth and greasy in texture or appearance; insincerely smooth in speech and manner -

Website of the Day

Albert Einstein Online

Celebrate Albert Einstein’s birthday by reading up on the renowned scientist. This site is a repository for links about Einstein, from biographies, image galleries, interviews and more. You can even read some of Einstein’s original writings.

Number to Know

300: Approximate number of scientific works published by Albert Einstein.

This Day in History

March 14, 1964: A jury in Dallas finds Jack Ruby guilty of killing Lee Harvey Oswald.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Actor Billy Crystal (63)

Daily Quote

“The list of Irish saints is past counting; but in it all no other figure is so human, friendly and lovable as St. Patrick - who was an Irishman only by adoption.” - Stephen Gwynn