Word of the Day
slake sleyk (verb) 1. to allay (thirst, desire, wrath, etc.) by satisfying. 2. to make less active, vigorous, intense, etc.: His calm manner slaked their enthusiasm. 3. to cause disintegration of (lime) by treatment with water. — www.dictionary.com
Website of the Day
Emotions of Sound
http://www.amplifon.co.uk/emotions-of-sound.html
How do you react emotionally to sound? Using webkit-filters to react atmospherically to a user’s feelings on a set of given sounds, it compares their answers to others.
Number to Know
1978: In 1978, actor Burt Reynolds earned a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and in the same year built a dinner theatre in Jupiter, Fla. His celebrity was such that he drew not only big-name stars to appear in productions but sell-out audiences as well.
This Day in History
Feb. 11, 1997: Space Shuttle Discovery is launched on a mission to service the Hubble Space Telescope.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Burt Reynolds (78)
Daily Quote
“If you can’t get rid of the skeleton in your closet, you’d best teach it to dance.” — George Bernard Shaw