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Word of the Day

Psephology see-FAH-luh-jee (noun) The scientific study of elections - www.merriam-webster.com

Website of the Day


Self-described as a trip-planning tool for people not planning any trips, this site allows you to bookmark, store and organize all the travel ideas you come across as you scan the Web. Then, when you actually begin planning, design your itinerary.

Number to Know

$983 million: The value of U.S. imports of Christmas tree ornaments from China between January and September 2011. China was the leading country of origin for such items. Similarly, China was the leading foreign source of artificial Christmas trees shipped to the United States ($79.7 million worth) during the same period. – Census.gov

This Day in History

Dec. 2, 2001: Enron files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Singer Britney Spears (31)

Daily Quote

“Christmas is a time when you get homesick - even when you're home.” - Carol Nelson