Morning Minutes: Nov. 3
Word of the Day
aureole \AWR-ee-ohl\ (noun) radiance surrounding the head or the whole figure in the representation of a sacred personage; any encircling ring of light or color; halo; in astronomy, corona; in geology, a zone of altered country rock around an igneous intrusion. — www.dictionary.com
Website of the Day
In honor of Daylight Saving Time, which ends today, check out a world clock, weather, calculators, countdowns and more at Timeanddate.com.
Number to Know
1895: Benjamin Franklin first suggested Daylight Saving Time in 1784, but modern DST was not proposed until 1895 when an entomologist from New Zealand, George Vernon Hudson, presented a proposal for a two-hour daylight saving shift to the Wellington Philosophical Society.
This Day in History
Nov. 3, 1913: The United States introduces an income tax.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Model Kendall Jenner (18)
“A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.” — Walter Winchell