Word of the Day

Word of the Day: Chrysalism
 
Definition: (n)
 
1) The amniotic tranquility of being indoors during a thunderstorm, listening to waves of rain pattering against the roof like an argument upstairs, whose muffled words are unintelligible but whose crackling release of built-up tension you understand perfectly.
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Fun Fact of the Day

Fun Fact of the Day: “Red sky at night, shepherd’s delight; red sky in morning, shepherd’s take warning.”
 
This quote is actually true. The bright, red, pure colors at night mean that the air is clear to the west and will be good weather in the morning. A red sky in the morning means that good, high pressure weather has already passed meaning low pressure weather (storms) will be coming to the east.

Word of the Day

Word of the Day: Abraxas
 
Definition: (n)
 
1) gem engraved with mystical word and bearing human-animal figure
 
2) a word of unknown significance found on charms, especially amulets, of the late Greco-Roman world and linked with both Gnostic beliefs and magical practices by the early church fathers.

Fun Fact of the Day

Fun Fact of the Day: Our retinas contain two types of light sensitive cells, rods and cones. The rods are used to detect light intensity and brightness while the cones are responsible for color vision. We have three types of cones capable of recognizing red, green and blue. These are the primary colors, and combining any two will give us the secondary colors of green, cyan and magenta. All these hues in different combinations and intensities give us the many colors that we know and see every day.