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


 

Word of the Day

Marmoreal marh-MOR-ee-ul (adj.) Of, relating to or suggestive of marble or a marble statue, especially in coldness or aloofness -- www.merriam-webster.com

Web Site of the Day

Apple
www.apple.com

In honor of Johnny Appleseed’s birthday, head to Apple.com, the official Web site of Apple Inc. Here you can find information about the seemingly omnipresent iPod and iPhone, as well as information on other products Apple offers.

Number to Know

2,500: Number of apple varieties grown in the United States, according to the University of Illinois Extension. Today is the birthday of John Chapman (aka Johnny Appleseed), who helped plant many orchards during his lifetime.

This Day in History

Sept. 26, 1960: Richard M. Nixon and John F. Kennedy square off in the first televised presidential debate.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Tennis star Serena Williams (28)

Daily Quote

“Tennis just a game, family is forever.” – Serena Williams