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Word of the Day

bluestocking BLOO-stok-ing (noun) a woman with considerable scholarly, literary or intellectual ability or interest; a member of a mid-18th-century London literary circle. — www.dictionary.com

Website of the Day

Just a Reflektor


If you haven’t seen the visual art project by Vincent Morisset for Arcade Fire’s new album, go check it out now.

Number to Know

1908: On this date in 1908, The Chicago Cubs defeated the Detroit Tigers, 2-0, clinching the World Series. It would be their last one to date.

This Day in History

Oct. 14, 1884: The American inventor George Eastman receives a U.S. Government patent on his new paper-strip photographic film.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Singer-songwriter Usher (35)

Daily Quote

“I don't care what anybody says about me as long as it isn't true.” — Truman Capote