Persons of little worth found cumbering the soil of a newly discovered country. They soon cease to cumber; they fertilize.
The Devil's Dictionary
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Did You Know . . .?
A German Shepherd guard dog in a Belgrade zoo once fought and defeated an escaped jaguar and in doing so saved the life of a zoo employee.
In the aftermath of the Columbia disaster, the space shuttle program was grounded until July 16, 2005, when the space shuttle Discovery was put into orbit.
WORD FOR TODAY
- relating to or denoting mental images having unusual vividness and detail, as if actually visible.
- a person able to form or recall eidetic images.
Eidetic memory is an inconclusively disputed ability to recall images, sounds or objects in memory with great precision, and is not acquired through mnemonics.
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Space exploration is a force of nature unto itself that no other force in society can rival.
--Neil deGrasse Tyson