Morning Minutes: Sept. 4
Word of the Day
Calenture KAL-un-chur (noun) A fever formerly supposed to affect sailors in the tropics - www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
Today is Newspaper Carrier Day, so first off, take a moment to thank you carrier. Then head to Newseum, which is an online and actual museum about news (the physical museum is in Washington, D.C.). You can look at newspaper pages from all over the world, see pages from important events and more.
Number to Know
$47,127 and $36,278: The 2009 real median earnings for male and female full-time, year-round workers, respectively. – Census.gov
This Day in History
Sept. 4, 1998: Google is founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin, two students at Stanford University.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Singer/actress Beyoncé Knowles (31)
“Without labor nothing prospers.” - Sophocles