Word of the Day
williwaw WIL-ee-waw noun; a violent squall that blows in near-polar latitudes, as in the Strait of Magellan, Alaska, and the Aleutian Islands. — Dictionary.com
Website of the Day
Polar Bears International
http://www.polarbearsinternational.org
Polar Bears International is the world’s leading polar bear conservation group — dedicated to saving polar bears by saving their sea ice habitat.
Number to Know
0: In 2012 when the Pulitzer Prize winners were announced, it was the first time since 1977 that no book won the Fiction Prize.
This Day in History
April 16, 1917: Vladimir Lenin returns to Petrograd, Russia from exile in Switzerland.
Daily Quote
Today’s Featured Birthday
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, American basketball player and coach, 67
Daily Quote
“You can’t win unless you learn how to lose.” — Kareem Abdul-Jabbar