On this Day in History

On this Day in History in 1841: James Clark Ross (UK) is 1st to enter pack ice near Ross Ice Shelf.

Word of the Day

Word of the Day: Occhiolism
Definition: (n)
 
1) the awareness of the smallness of your perspective, by which you couldn’t possibly draw any meaningful conclusions at all, about the world or the past or the complexities of culture, because although your life is an epic and unrepeatable anecdote, it still only has a sample size of one, and may end up being the control for a much wilder experiment happening in the next room.

Fun Fact of the Day

Fun Fact of the Day: Every state uses hydropower for electricity, and some states use a lot of it. Over 70 percent of Washington State’s electricity comes from hydropower, and 11 states get more than 10 percent of their electricity from hydropower.