Word of the Day, Web Site of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.
Word of the Day
Potboiler PAHT-boy-ler (noun) A usually inferior work (as of art or literature) produced chiefly for profit -- www.merriam-webster.com
Web Site of the Day
Once you register for this free site, you can swap books, CDs, DVDs and video games with other people for items you do want. Once you find a match, all you have to pay for is shipping the item you’re trading.
Number to Know
21 percent: Estimated number of people in the United States who have HIV but haven’t had it diagnosed, according to the CDC. Today is National HIV Testing Day.
This Day in History
June 27, 2003: The National Do Not Call Registry, formed to combat unwanted telemarketing calls and administered by the Federal Trade Commission, enrolls almost three-quarters of a million phone numbers on its first day.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Actor Tobey Maguire (34)
"With great power comes great responsibility." -- Tobey Maguire as Peter Parker/Spider-Man, quoting Uncle Ben