Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.
Word of the Day
cathexis kuh-THEK-sis (noun) Psychoanalysis. 1. the investment of emotional significance in an activity, object, or idea. 2. the charge of psychic energy so invested. — www.dictionary.com
Website of the Day
FlightCar “runs on (car)ma,” according to its website, letting people parking at the airport rent their vehicles out to other travelers. Every rental is insured up to $1 million, and every renter is pre-screened.
Number to Know
55: On this date in 1974, U.S. President Richard Nixon signed a bill lowering the maximum U.S. speed limit to 55 mph in order to conserve gasoline during an OPEC embargo.
This Day in History
Jan. 2, 1981: One of the largest investigations by a British police force ends when serial killer Peter Sutcliffe, the "Yorkshire Ripper,” is arrested in Sheffield, South Yorkshire.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. (46)
“The art of life is to know how to enjoy a little and to endure very much.” — William Hazlitt