Word of the Day
albumen al-BYOO-muhn (noun) 1. the white of an egg. 2. Botany. the nutritive matter around the embryo in a seed. — www.dictionary.com
Website of the Day
American Heart Association
www.heart.org
February is American Heart Month. Before we welcome March, learn about the warning signs of a heart attack and more.
Number to Know
2.5 billion: The average human heart, beating at 72 beats per minute, will beat approximately 2.5 billion times during an average 66-year lifespan, and pumps approximately 4.7-5.7 liters of blood per minute.
This Day in History
Feb. 28, 1954: The first color television sets using the NTSC standard are offered for sale to the general public.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Broadway performer Bernadette Peters (66)
Daily Quote
“Art is making something out of nothing and selling it.” — Frank Zappa