Word of the Day
Sisyphean sis-uh-FEE-un (adj.) Of, relating to or suggestive of the labors of Sisyphus; requiring continual and often ineffective effort — www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
Today, on the birthday of PBS (see This Day in History), check out the official website of the company. Here you can find TV schedules, games for kids, videos, a donation page and more.
Number to Know
1994: Year that World Teachers’ Day was begun. It is held annually on Oct. 5.
This Day in History
Oct. 5, 1970: The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is founded.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Actress Kate Winslet (37)
“Men may die, but the fabrics of free institutions remains unshaken.” — President Chester A. Arthur, who was born on this date in 1829.