Morning Minutes: Jan. 5

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Word of the Day

poultice \POHL-tis\ (noun) a soft, moist mass of cloth, bread, meal, herbs, etc., applied hot as a medicament to the body. (verb) to apply a poultice to. —

Website of the Day


Coinbase is an international digital wallet that allows you to securely buy, use and accept bitcoin currency. About 90 percent of customer funds are stored offline in bank vaults to prevent theft or loss, the website states.

Number to Know

4: Marilyn Manson has been ranked No. 44 in the Top 100 Heavy Metal Vocalists by Hit Parader and has been nominated for four Grammy Awards.

This Day in History

Jan. 5, 1940: FM radio is demonstrated to the Federal Communications Commission for the first time.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Musician Marilyn Manson (45)

Daily Quote

“We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be.” — May Sarton