Morning Minutes, June 29

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

June 29

Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.

Word of the Day

genuflect \ JEN-yuh-flekt \ intransitive verb; To bend the knee, as in worship; also, to grovel. —

Website of the Day: CNET

Technology news, reviews, discussions and downloads.

Number to Know

146,000: The number of iPhones activated by AT&T during the first weekend of the phone’s availability.

This Day in History

June 29, 2007: Apple releases its first mobile phone, the iPhone, beginning the explosion of smartphone popularity.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Bret McKenzie, New Zealand comedian, actor, singer, musician and producer, best known for being half of musical comedy duo Flight of the Conchords, 38.

Daily Quote

“My acting’s very understated. I think my sad and happy don’t play that differently onscreen.” — Bret McKenzie

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