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The , described as "the world's most mysterious manuscript", is a work which dates to the early 15th century, possibly from northern Italy. It is named after the book dealer , who purchased it in 1912.
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In high school, I rarely studied. Despite that, I graduated second in my class. In university, I generally studied less than an hour or two before major exams. However, over four years, my GPA always sat between an A and an A+.
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The , or , is an alphabetic system of based primarily on the . It was devised by the as a standardized representation of the sounds of spoken language.
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Auto-antonym - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An (sometimes spelled ), or (originally spelled ), is a word with a (a word of the same spelling) that is also an (a word with the opposite meaning). Variant names include , (after ), , , , (Arabic, singular ). It is a word with multiple meanin...
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On rare occasions, all those years of drinking and making an ass out of oneself in public pay off. Such was the case when the editors of inStash asked me to comprise a list of must-try beers. It wasn't exactly the kind of assignment where they had to...
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(also ) is a phenomenon in which causes a word or phrase to temporarily lose for the listener, who can only process the speech as repeated meaningless sounds.
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(, , ; plural ) is a unique Galician-Portuguese word that has no immediate translation in English. Saudade describes a deep emotional state of nostalgic longing for an absent something or someone that one loves. It often carries a repressed knowledge...
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It takes about 30 days to form a habit. The ones that are good for you require cultivation and determination. The starting phase is the (Hardest, especially if you want to change an old habit into a new one. This is why giving yourself a challenge fo...
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If you've ever wanted to know what it's like to hallucinate, the clip below will trick your brain into doing it. No LSD or magic mushrooms required. Watch
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The sticky hands toys, perhaps the best toy 25 cents ever bought! See how you can re-live the joy of the flinging fun sticky hands with Coca-Cola.
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Koalas to the Max dot Com
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An ode to the father of the electric age.
What makes learning Polish so easy?
Today's guest post is along the lines of my own posts that Chinese, Hungarian, Turkish, Czech etc. are easier than you think, from someone w
First World Living
First world solutions to first world problems. First world living is an online catalog of products that make your easy first world life just a bit easier!
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A collection of fill-in-the-blank forms for everyday correspondence.
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setting up a microhydro installation
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While everybody is getting stoned on turkey and starch this holiday season, you're hoping to join a secret collective of super-intelligent scientists who will invent faster-than-light travel and cure cancer.
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A different astronomy and space science related image is featured each day, along with a brief explanation.
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Boy howdy, this video definitely confirms that if you're going to gaze at our planet, the International Space Station is the best seat in the house. This video was shot during Expeditions 28 and 29 aboard the ISS from August-October of this year.
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After a small train derailment in Delaware, Americans all across the nation are senselessly fearing for their loved ones' lives.