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
Cacophony ka-KAH-fuh-nee (noun) Harsh or discordant sound; dissonance; harshness in the sound of words or phrases - www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
Best movies of 2012
If you’re a movie buff, check out this Web page of American Film Institute, which lists the best movies and television of 2012. Take a moment to browse the rest of the website as well – it has lots to offer movie fans.
Number to Know
24: Percent of people who have never succeeded at keeping their New Year’s resolutions.
This Day in History
Dec. 30, 2006: Deposed President of Iraq Saddam Hussein, convicted of the executions of 148 Iraqi Shiites, is executed by hanging.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Basketball star LeBron James (28)
“Ring out the old, ring in the new,
Ring, happy bells, across the snow:
The year is going, let him go;
Ring out the false, ring in the true.” - Alfred, Lord Tennyson