Quote of the Day

I’m rebelling against being handed a career, like, ‘You’re the next this; you’re the next that.’ I’m not the next anything, I’m the first me. I can’t be myself, I can’t just be Idris Elba. But that’s just the nature of the business.
 
Idris Elba

Word of the Day

Word of the Day: Inchoateplay
 
Definition: (adj)
 
1) being only partly in existence or operation : incipient; especially : imperfectly formed or formulated : formless, incoherent

Fun Fact of the Day

Fun Fact of the Day: Every single star has almost the exact same chemical composition. The nuclear fusion reaction which occurs in each star is identical in each star, which requires hydrogen which turns into helium. As the hydrogen burns it collapses and forms a center mass due to gravitational pull of the heavier helium.

On this Day in History

On this Day in History in 1782: Congress approves Great Seal of the United States of America & the bald eagle as its symbol.

Added fact, Benjamin Franklin wanted the turkey to be the nation symbol.

Quote of the Day

The image of the scientist who puts the pursuit of truth before anything else has been shattered and replaced by a man on the make or a quasi-religious enthusiast who wants to prove his case at any cost. Science is becoming the tool of campaigning warfare, in which truth is the first casualty.
 
Paul Johnson

Word of the Day

Word of the Day: Zeitgeber
 
Definition: (n)
 
1) an environmental cue, as the length of daylight or the degree of temperature, that helps to regulate the cycles of an organism’s biological clock.