Word of the Day

Oracular aw-RAK-yuh-ler (adj.) Resembling an oracle (as in solemnity of delivery); of, relating to or being an oracle -- www.merriam-webster.com

Web Site of the Day

Pimp That Snack

This U.K.-based site features everyday snacks made giant, with tips on how to replicate the monstrous creations. Though there aren’t many recent updates, it’s fun to look back on the 9-inch bagel with egg and bacon, or the life-sized gingerbread boy.

Number to Know

23.2 million: The number of military veterans in the United States in 2008, according to www.census.gov.

This Day in History

Nov. 2, 1983: President Ronald Reagan signs a bill creating Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Actor David Schwimmer (46)

Daily Quote

“In war, there are no unwounded soldiers.” - José Narosky