Word of the Day, Web Site of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.

Word of the Day

Baroque buh-ROHK (adj.) Of or relating to a style of art and music marked by complex forms and bold ornamentation; characterized by grotesqueness, extravagance, complexity or flamboyance; irregularly shaped -- www.merriam-webster.com

Web Site of the Day

Castle of Spirits – Ghost Stories

Click on the “Ghost Stories” or “Urban Legends” tabs to read reader-submitted supernatural tales and classic ghost stories. You’ve probably heard many of them before, but these spooky tales will always send a chill up your spine.

Number to Know

62: Percent of adults who will pass out a certain kind of candy to trick-or-treaters because it’s their own favorite kind, according to www.candyusa.com.

This Day in History

Oct. 31, 1926: Magician Harry Houdini dies of gangrene and peritonitis that developed after his appendix ruptured.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Filmmaker Peter Jackson (48)

Daily Quote

“Eat, drink and be scary.” - Author unknown