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Word of the Day
|Definition:||(adjective) Expressing contemptuous reproach; bringing disgrace.|
|Synonyms:||abusive, scornful, shameful, ignominious|
|Usage:||His opprobrious conduct during an assembly earned him a series of Saturday detentions.|
781: The oldest recorded eruption of Mt. Fuji
1845: The French Army introduced the saxophone to its military band. The instrument had been invented by Adolphe Sax of Belgium.
1928: Leo, the MGM Lion, first roared for the debut of the movie "White Shadows of the South Seas."
1930: Orson Welles starred as "The Shadow" in the show's radio debut. At first, the Shadow was the narrator for changing stories, but later became a character in his own adventures. He had the ability to cloud men's minds so they could not see him and he knew what evil lurked in the hearts of men.
1971: David Scott and James Irwin became history’s first moon riders, taking their lunar dune buggy for a 2-hour drive on the surface of the moon.
1997: Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago announced that "the Teddy Bear Lady," a $15-thousand-a-year secretary who passed out teddy bears to children in the hospital, had left $18-million for research into children’s diseases. Gladys Holm, who never married and had no heirs, apparently had invested wisely in the stock market.
A wonderful and thoughtful music blog that is a bit off outside the usual--the man can write as well and dance, sing, and ponder life
Barefoot Dancing: A Cover Lay Down Mix (with covers from Mumford & Sons, First Aid Kit, Luka Bloom & more!) — Cover Lay Down
A mountain massif on Flakstadøya Island overlooking Norwegian County Road 807 to Nusfjord, Lofoten, Nordland, as seen in September 2010. On either side of the road, coastal conifer forests can be seen.
Photograph by Fabrizio Fortuna, National Geographic
Sunset splashes a rosy tint over the landscape in this image submitted by Fabrizio Fortuna. The mountain is the 1,500-foot (457-meter) Vestrahorn, a main landmark of southeastern Iceland.
Slow Cooker Banana Cake
CHILDREN'S CORNER ... spot the difference game
my mother was a doctor so i was brought up with the concept of organ donation and its importance. this article is a real tear jerker.