On this Day in History

On this Day in History in 1722: Jacob Roggeveen discovers Easter Island.
 
On this Day in History in 1974: World Trade Center, then the world’s tallest building, opens in New York at 110 stories.
 
On this Day in History in 1971: Fran Phipps is 1st woman to reach North Pole.
 
On this Day in History in 1933: The first operation to remove a lung was performed at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis, MO.

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

Word of the Day

Word of the Day: Summation
Definition: (n)
1. the arithmetic operation of summing; calculating the sum of two or more numbers
2. the final aggregate
3. a concluding summary (as in presenting a case before a law court)
4. (physiology) the process whereby multiple stimuli can produce a response (in a muscle or nerve or other part) that one stimulus alone does not produce