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Examiner
  • Morning Minutes: Dec. 29

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

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  • Word of the Day
    Beaucoup BOH-koo (adjective) Great in quantity or amount; many, much - www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    Time’s best portraits
    http://lightbox.time.com/2012/12/12/time-magazine-best-portraits-of-2012/
    This page from Time magazine shows all its best portraits of the year and serves as a sort of year in review. The faces of those who made news in 2012 is quite fascinating.
    Number to Know
    46: Percent of people who keep their resolutions past six months.
    This Day in History
    Dec. 29, 1851: In Boston, the first American YMCA opens.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Actress Mary Tyler Moore (76)
    Daily Quote
    “The old year has gone. Let the dead past bury its own dead. The new year has taken possession of the clock of time. All hail the duties and possibilities of the coming 12 months!” - Edward Payson Powell
     
     

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