Quote of the Day

Everything we do is for the purpose of altering consciousness. We form friendships so that we can feel certain emotions, like love, and avoid others, like loneliness. We eat specific foods to enjoy their fleeting presence on our tongues. We read for the pleasure of thinking another person’s thoughts.
 
Sam Harris
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Fun Fact of the Day

Fun Fact of the Day: Sea anemones benefit from clownfish who clean them by eating its parasites and dead tentacles, help circulate the water around them, attract potential prey with their bright colors, and provide nutrients from their droppings.

Word of the Day

Word of the Day: Anthophilous
 
Pronunciation: /anˈTHäfələs/
 
Definition: (adj)
 
1) attracted by or living among flowers.
2) feeding on flowers, as certain insects.
3) (of insects or other animals) frequenting flowers.
 
Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek anthos + English -philous

Word of the Day

Word of the Day: Fress

Pronunciation: (fres)

Definition: (verb)

1) to eat or snack, especially often or in large quantities.
2) eat a lot and without restraint

Etymology: Yiddish fresn or German fressen (of animals) to eat, eat ravenously;