Word of the Day

Eternize ih-TER-nyze (verb) To make eternal; to prolong indefinitely; immortalize - www.merriam-webster.com

Website of the Day

Salem witch trials

Learn about the Salem witch trials at the website of the official Salem witch museum. This spellbinding site is family-friendly with frequently asked question about the trials and videos of kids who wanted their questions answered, too. Read the timeline of the witchcraft accusations, shop the Salem witch gift shop and go back to 1692.

Number to Know

68: Percent of people who believe in the devil, according to a Harris Poll.

This Day in History

Oct. 28, 1919: U.S. Congress passes the Volstead Act over President Woodrow Wilson’s veto, paving the way for Prohibition to begin the following January.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Actor Joaquin Phoenix (38)

Daily Quote

“Chocolate is like medicine - but as with medicine, the key is the proper dose. Don’t overdo it.” - Edward “Grandpa” Jones