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


Word of the Day

    Gloaming GLOH-ming (noun) Twilight, dusk - www.merriam-webster.com

Website of the Day

    Great Backyard Bird Count

    www.birdsource.org/gbbc

    Today marks the start of the four-day Great Backyard Bird Count, in which everyone is encouraged to count the birds they spot in their backyard. You can report the number of birds per species that you saw at the website and find out who came out on top.

Number to Know

    97,200: Approximate number of bird checklists people submitted last year for the Great Backyard Bird Count, according to www.birdsource.org/gbbc.

This Day in History

    Feb. 18, 2001: Dale Earnhardt dies in an accident in the final turn of the final lap of the Daytona 500.

Today's Featured Birthday

    Actor John Travolta (57)

Daily Quote

    "Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder." - George Washington