Tab•o•ret

(n.) a low seat without back or arms, for one person; stool

Zin•cog•ra•phy

(n.) the art or process of of producing a printing surface on a zinc plate, especially of producing one in relief by etching away unprotected parts with acid.

Ka•ra•te•ka

(n.) an expert in karate

Na•vette

(n.) a gem, usually not a diamond, cut as a marquise

Puck-ish

(adj.) mischievous; impish

Sclaff

(v.) to scrape the ground with the head of a golf club just before impact with the ball

Sed-u-lous

(adj.) diligent in application or attention; persevering

Sem•pi•ter•nal

(adj.) everlasting; eternal

U•bi•e•ty

(n.) the property of having a definite location at any given time; state of existing and being localized in space

Pri-mo-gen-i-ture

(n.) the state or fact of being the firstborn of children of the same parents

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The collectiion: Books



The Collector - Nora Roberts

When professional house-sitter Lila Emerson witnesses a murder/suicide from her current apartment-sitting job, life as she knows it takes a dramatic...

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Today in history

Birth of a Rolling Stone and a premiere of a classic


On December 18 in: 1777, The United States celebrates its first Thanksgiving, marking the recent victory by the Americans over British forces in the Battle...

Word of the day

Ful•min•ate

(verb) to complain loudly or angrily

Kids cook



Summer Fresh Pasta

This is terrific for a summer lunch.What you will need:12 0z. pasta, any shape1/2 cup pine nuts (optional - they are crazy expensive - but oh so good)...

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Breaking Bad

Breaking Bad is an American crime drama television series that originally aired on the network AMC for five seasons, from January 20, 2008, to September...

Quotation of the day

Judy Garland

Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.

Interesting things

Dronestagram


Ever hear of Dronestagram? It's dedicated to videos and photographs taken with drones.

The collection: Music



Blue Smoke - Dolly Parton

Singer, songwriter, musician, actress and philanthropist Dolly Parton is proud to release her new album "Blue Smoke." The album reflects the character...

Science fair



The Clean Cloud

This is just so completely cool!What you will need:a bar of Ivory soapknifemicrowave ovenWhat  you do:Cut a bar of Ivory soap in half. Put one half in...
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