Word of the Day
largesse lahr-JES, LAHR-jis noun; generous bestowal of gifts; the gift or gifts, as of money, so bestowed; Obsolete. generosity; liberality. — Dictionary.com
Website of the Day
World Changing
Made up of journalists, designers and thinkers, World Changing covers the most innovative solutions to today’s problems.
Number to Know
71: In 1973, a 71-day standoff between federal authorities and the American Indian Movement members occupying the Pine Ridge Reservation at Wounded Knee, South Dakota ended with the surrender of the militants.
This Day in History
May 8, 1886: Pharmacist John Pemberton first sells a carbonated beverage named “Coca-Cola” as a patent medicine.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Don Rickles, American comedian and actor, 88
Daily Quote
“Who picks your clothes - Stevie Wonder?” — Don Rickles