Word of the Day



Florilegium flor-uh-LEE-jee-um (noun) A volume of writings; anthology -- www.merriam-webster.com


Word of the Day

Florilegium flor-uh-LEE-jee-um (noun) A volume of writings; anthology -- www.merriam-webster.com

Web Site of the Day

Lonely Planet
www.lonelyplanet.com

Known for its guidebooks, Lonely Planet provides an equally useful Web site for travelers, with features on locales near and far. In addition to basic info about countries, there are lists of “best picks” and links to blogs about countries.

Number to Know

750 million: Approximate number of albums Michael Jackson has sold worldwide, making him the best-selling male solo artist. Today would have been Jackson’s 51st birthday.

This Day in History

Aug. 29, 1885: Gottlieb Daimler patents the world's first motorcycle.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Actor Elliott Gould (71)

Daily Quote

“There's nothing more arrogant or conceited than youth, and there's nothing other than machinery that can replace youth.” -- Elliott Gould