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

Yips YIPS (noun) A state of nervous tension affecting an athlete (as a golfer) in the performance of a crucial action - www.merriam-webster.com

Website of the Day

J.R.R. Tolkien

To celebrate the birthday of author J.R.R. Tolkien (he was born Jan. 3, 1892), head to this official website of the estate of Tolkien. At last check, the site was undergoing a renovation, but it still has lots of information about the author and his works. Any fan of Middle-earth will find much to please them.

Number to Know

March 31: Date of Easter this year.

This Day in History

Jan. 3, 1925: Benito Mussolini announces he is taking dictatorial powers over Italy.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Actor Mel Gibson (57)

Daily Quote

“Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.” - J.R.R. Tolkien