Word of the Day
bivouac BIV-wak, BIV-uh-wak noun; An encampment for the night, usually under little or no shelter; intransitive verb: To encamp for the night, usually under little or no shelter. — Dictionary.com
Website of the Day
Nobel Prize
www.nobelprize.com
The official website for the Nobel Prize, it includes educational games, biographies or winners, history and trivia.
Number to Know
1,000: In 2008, gold prices on the New York Mercantile Exchange hit $1,000 per ounce for the first time.
This Day in History
March 13, 1940: The Russo-Finnish Winter War ends.
Today’s Featured Birthday
William H. Macy, American actor, screenwriter, and director, 64
“I think theater is powerful. The best experiences I had in the theater are more powerful than the best experiences I had in movies.” — William H. Macy