If you're not a subscriber to our Motley Fool Rule Breakers newsletter service, you may not even realize that today is the third Wednesday of the month. What's so special about today? It's a day of enlightenment for growth stock enthusiasts. It's the day when the latest issue of the monthly newsletter becomes available and two brand-new stock picks are revealed.

Easy, now. You've got plenty of time -- the new issue won't be released until market close today. However, even if you find yourself checking out the issue fashionably late, there are still some pretty good reasons to pay belated attention.

Since the newsletter's launch in 2004, the average recommendation has soundly beaten the market. While the S&P 500 has averaged a mere 8%, the average return of a typical Rule Breakers selection has soared by 27%.

Yes, these are volatile growth stocks. It won't always be smooth sailing when you're fishing in the choppy growth-stock waters. The newsletter already has a couple of storm-tossed stocks. Then again, more than half of the newsletter's 32 past recommendations are showing at least double-digit percentage gains since they were first singled out. In a few hours, we'll be introducing two more names into the growing list of superior stock ideas. Can we keep it up?

Are you coming around? Getting excited about today? Is this the day when online real estate broker ZipRealty (NASDAQ:ZIPR) or China gaming specialist The9 (NASDAQ:NCTY) finally make the cut? They're just two of the 225 stocks in our active Rule Breakers Universe. Those are stocks we've nominated as potential candidates because of their genre-defining performance. Zip has entered 17 different markets, offering the perks of a full-service real estate brokerage with dot-com savvy and muscle. The9 has been taking the planet's most populous nation by storm with the introduction of a Chinese-language version of World of Warcraft.

Finding great growth stocks early in their defiance cycle has been lucrative in the past. Vertex Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:VRTX) has more than tripled since being singled out last year, while Intuitive Surgical (NASDAQ:ISRG) is just a good trading day away from being the second newsletter recommendation to triple. Think about that. If you had bought Vertex when it was recommended, along with two of those ugly stocks that you came across in an online chatroom that went belly-up a few weeks later, you'd still be in the black.

So, yes, tonight we'll be adding two more selections to our list of active picks. That's not all that you'll find in the newsletter. Every issue also features educational pieces, as well as columns dedicated to the latest trends in biotechnology, nanotechnology, and early-adopter companies. There's also a lively community board to keep the exchanges going above and beyond the regular distribution of new issues and mid-month updates.

So the next time you find yourself wondering how companies like financial website TheStreet.com (NASDAQ:TSCM) or speedy memory chip enabler Rambus (NASDAQ:RMBS) found the gumption to more than double in recent months, odds are that the trail to higher share prices started with a bunch of savvy investors who spotted the possibilities before anyone else.

Want to see whether superior growth investing is a worthwhile investing strategy for you and your money? Learn more about the Rule Breakers service by kicking the tires with a free 30-day trial. Act quickly, though. The next issue is just hours away.

Longtime Fool contributor Rick Munarriz finds that eating, sleeping, and breathing growth stocks will work wonders for your financial health. He does not own shares in any of the companies mentioned in this story. The Fool has a disclosure policy. Rick is also part of the Rule Breakers newsletter research team, seeking out tomorrow's ultimate growth stocks a day early.