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Word of the Day

maven \ma·ven\(noun) an expert or connoisseur. —

Website of the Day

Elder Treks

For the adventurous older adult, Elder Trek makes dreams come true. They specialize in exotic destination travel. Some of these include wildlife safaris in Africa, hiking trips in the Rockies and other mountain ranges, expeditions to the Arctic and cultural trips to Asia.

Number to Know

20,000: On this day in 1901, President Theodore Roosevelt delivers a 20,000-word speech to the House of Representatives asking Congress to curb the power of trusts “within reasonable limits.”

This Day in History

Dec. 3, 1992: A test engineer for Sema Group uses a personal computer to send the world's first text message via the Vodafone network to the phone of a colleague.

Today’s Featured Birthday

French New Wave director Jean Luc Godard (83)

Daily Quote

"Cinema is the most beautiful fraud in the world." — Jean Luc Godard.