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
Irenic eye-REN-ik (adj.) Favoring, conducive to or operating toward peace, moderation or conciliation – www.merriam-webster.com
Web Site of the Day
There, I Fixed It
This humorous site collects images of “kludge” – items created by combining poorly matched components. From jury-rigged remote controls to makeshift vehicle improvements, you’ll be amazed and a little scared by man’s creativity and penchant for using duct tape.
Number to Know
42: Number season of “60 Minutes” when it debuts for the season on Sept. 27. The Sunday night staple first aired on this date in 1968.
This Day in History
Sept. 24, 1957: President Dwight D. Eisenhower sends 101st Airborne Division troops to Little Rock, Ark., to enforce desegregation.
Today’s Featured Birthday
TV/radio host Lou Dobbs (64)
“There are no second acts in American lives.” F. Scott Fitzgerald, who was born on Sept. 24, 1896.