Word of the Day, Web Site of the Day, Number to Know and This Day in History.
Word of the Day
Hoick HOIK (verb) To move or pull abruptly : yank -- www.merriam-webster.com
Web Site of the Day
This blog is focused on Web development and social-networking sites. It reviews new Web sites and services, publishes breaking news on what’s new online, and follows the newest Web-based technology. From Facebook to Google to Twitter, Mashable covers it all.
Number to Know
20: Number of strikeouts Boston Red Sox pitcher Roger Clemens had on this date in 1986, a record total for one game. Kerry Wood and Randy Johnson (and Clemens again) have since tied the record, but no one has surpassed it.
This Day in History
April 29, 1992: Riots begin in Los Angeles after the acquittal of police officers charged with excessive force in the beating of Rodney King. Over the next three days, 53 people are killed and hundreds of buildings are destroyed.