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Word of the Day

Winnow WIN-oh (verb) To remove (as chaff) by a current of air, to free (as grain) from waste in this manner; to remove, separate or select as if by winnowing; to narrow or reduce; to blow on or fan -- www.merriam-webster.com

Web Site of the Day

The Official Kwanzaa Web site
www.officialkwanzaawebsite.org

Today is the start of the weeklong Kwanzaa celebration, which honors African culture and heritage. Learn about the meaning of the holiday, read about its traditions and symbols, and get to know the key principles of the celebration.

Number to Know

310 million: Estimated population of the U.S. as of Jan. 1, according to Census.gov.

This Day in History

Dec. 26, 1982: Time magazine's Man of the Year is for the first time a non-human - the personal computer.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Author/humorist David Sedaris (53)

Daily Quote

“Youth is when you're allowed to stay up late on New Year's Eve. Middle age is when you're forced to.” - Bill Vaughn