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Wit

wit (Science: psychology) The faculty of expressing the amusing, clever, or comical or the keen perception and cleverly apt... Read More

Beauty Junkies: Inside Our $15 Billion Obsession With Cosmetic Surgery

Beauty Junkies: Inside Our $15 Billion Obsession With Cosmetic Surgery   ... Read More

Humors

Humor 1. Moisture, especially, the moisture or fluid of animal bodies, as the chyle, lymph, etc.; as, the humors of the eye,... Read More

Mother

mother 1. A female parent; especially, one of the human race; a woman who has borne a child. 2. That which has produced or... Read More

Apt

Apt 1. Fit or fitted; suited; suitable; appropriate. They have always apt instruments. (Burke) A river . . . Apt to be... Read More

A Brief History of Time

A Brief History of Time      ... Read More

Dull

Dull 1. Slow of understanding; wanting readiness of apprehension; stupid; doltish; blockish. Dull at classical learning. She... Read More

Quirk

quirk 1. A sudden turn; a starting from the point or line; hence, an artful evasion or subterfuge; a shift; a quibble; as,... Read More

Refine

refine 1. To reduce to a fine, unmixed, or pure state; to free from impurities; to free from dross or alloy; to separate... Read More

Froth

Froth 1. The bubbles caused in fluids or liquors by fermentation or agitation; spume; foam; especially, a spume of saliva... Read More

Flourish

Flourish 1. To grow luxuriantly; to increase and enlarge, as a healthy growing plant; a thrive. A tree thrives and... Read More

Ham

Ham 1. (Science: anatomy) The region back of the knee joint; the popliteal space; the hock. 2. The thigh of any animal;... Read More

Trumpet

trumpet 1. A wind instrument of great antiquity, much used in war and military exercises, and of great value in the... Read More

The Ancestor’s Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Evolution

The Ancestor's Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Evolution      ... Read More

Fence

Fence 1. To fend off danger from; to give security to; to protect; to guard. To fence my ear against thy sorceries.... Read More

Spice

spice 1. Species; kind. The spices of penance ben three. (Chaucer) Abstain you from all evil spice. (Wyclif (1. Thess,v.... Read More

Escape

Escape 1. To flee, and become secure from danger; often followed by from or out of. Haste, for thy life escape, nor look... Read More

The Fifth Kingdom

The Fifth Kingdom    Author(s):  ... Read More

Arguments

Argument 1. Proof; evidence. There is. No more palpable and convincing argument of the existence of a Deity. (Ray) Why,... Read More

The Fabric of the Cosmos (Penguin Press Science)

The Fabric of the Cosmos (Penguin Press Science)       ... Read More

Rare

rare 1. Not frequent; seldom met with or occurring; unusual; as, a rare event. 2. Of an uncommon nature; unusually... Read More

Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries

 Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries      ... Read More

Argument

Argument 1. Proof; evidence. There is. No more palpable and convincing argument of the existence of a Deity. (Ray) Why,... Read More

Thin

thin Not thickly or closely; in a seattered state; as, seed sown thin. Spain is thin sown of people. (bacon) 1. Having... Read More

White

white 1. Reflecting to the eye all the rays of the spectrum combined; not tinted with any of the proper colours or their... Read More

Discharge

Discharge 1. To relieve of a charge, load, or burden; to empty of a load or cargo; to unburden; to unload; as, to discharge... Read More

Drink

Drink 1. Liquid to be swallowed; any fluid to be taken into the stomach for quenching thirst or for other purposes, as... Read More

Abundance

Abundance An overflowing fullness; ample sufficiency; great plenty; profusion; copious supply; superfluity; wealth: strictly... Read More

Proof

proof 1. Any effort, process, or operation designed to establish or discover a fact or truth; an act of testing; a test; a... Read More

Solid

solid 1. Having the constituent parts so compact, or so firmly adhering, as to resist the impression or penetration of other... Read More

The Green Book: The Everyday Guide to Saving the Planet One Simple Step at a Time

The Green Book: The Everyday Guide to Saving the Planet One Simple Step at a Time ... Read More

Thanatosis – Faking Death To Escape Doom

Thanatosis -- pretending to be dead -- is one of the best strategies that certain wild animals came up with in order to... Read More