Morning Minutes June 28, 2010
Word of the Day
Balletomane ba-LET-uh-mayn (noun) A devotee of ballet -- www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
Kind of like Netflix for books, BookSwim is an online book rental club that delivers books to your doorstep. Choose among four different price plans, create a list of books you want to read, and wait for them to arrive.
Number to Know
2.5 million: In July 1776, the estimated number of people living in the newly independent nation. -- www.census.gov
This Day in History
June 28, 1997: Mike Tyson vs Evander Holyfield II - Tyson is disqualified in the 3rd round for biting a piece from Holyfield's ear.
Today's Featured Birthday
Actor/director/etc. Mel Brooks (84)
"If you're alive you've got to flap your arms and legs, you've got to jump around a lot, for life is the very opposite of death, and therefore you must at very least think noisy and colorfully, or you're not alive." - Mel Brooks