Morning Minutes for Dec. 10 with word of the day, number to know, this day in history, today's featured birthday and daily quote

Dec. 12

Word of the Day

waif weyf (noun) a person, especially a child, who has no home or friends; something found, especially a stray animal, whose owner is not known; a stray item or article: to gather waifs of gossip; Nautical. waft. —

Website of the Day


For the love of dog! Dogster, is for anyone that shares their life with a dog and features great writers, original video, dog park confessional and information on breeds, adoption, food and health.

Number to Know

43.18 million: The current population of Kenya is 43.18 million.

This Day in History

Dec. 12, 1963: Kenya gains its independence from the United Kingdom.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Olympic gymnast and “Peter Pan” actress Cathy Rigby (61)

Daily Quote

"There's so much denial in gymnastics. It's a beautiful sport but the other part is numbing. You become machine-like. They'll refute this, but I've been around it. I know." — Cathy Rigby