Morning Minutes May 20, 2010
Word of the Day
Spelunker spih-LUNK-er (noun) One who makes a hobby of exploring and studying caves -- www.merriam-webster.com
Web Site of the Day
Read up on all things Web 2.0 on this site. From the newest social media startups to the latest release from Apple, you're sure to stay ahead of the curve when it comes to Web business and digital media.
Number to Know
1941-1968: Years that screen legend Jimmy Stewart served in the military. Today is Stewart's birthday; he was born in 1908.
This Day in History
May 20, 1932: Amelia Earhart takes off from Newfoundland to begin the world's first solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean by a female pilot, landing in Ireland the next day.
Today's Featured Birthday
Singer/actress Cher (64)
"The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward." - Amelia Earhart