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

Cacophony ka-KAH-fuh-nee (noun) Harsh or discordant sound; dissonance; harshness in the sound of words or phrases - www.merriam-webster.com

Website of the Day

Best movies of 2010

If you’re a movie buff, check out this Web page of American Film Institute, which lists the best movies and television of 2010. Take a moment to browse the rest of the website as well – it has lots to offer movie fans.

Number to Know

281,421,906: Official resident population of the United States in 2000. – Census.gov

This Day in History

Dec. 30, 2006: Deposed President of Iraq Saddam Hussein, convicted of the executions of 148 Iraqi Shiites, is executed by hanging.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Basketball star LeBron James (26)

Daily Quote

“Ring out the old, ring in the new,
Ring, happy bells, across the snow:
The year is going, let him go;
Ring out the false, ring in the true.” - Alfred, Lord Tennyson