Word of the Day
Odious OH-dee-uhs (adjective) Deserving or causing hatred; hateful; detestable — dictionary.com
Website of the Day
“Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima": The Most Reproduced and Parodied Photo in History?
See tributes and parodies of the famous photo, including one made of Legos, one carved in ice, several on “The Simpsons” and one back tattoo.
Number to Know
35: Number of days the Battle of Iwo Jima before American troops captured the island during World War II.
This Day in History
Feb. 19, 1945: U.S. Marines begin invasion of Iwo Jima, called Operation Detachment.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Musician Jon Fishman (48)
“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” — Theodore Roosevelt