Word of the day
The practical unit of electric-current strength.
"The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary."
Name that element
Platinum (Atomic number 78)
Thought for the day
If you could see 24 hours into the future what would you do?
On this day in 1994
The Church of England ordained its first female priests.
Where in the world
Can you name the country and its capital?
Mexico. Capital city is Mexico City.
Did you know?
Oysters can change their gender.
What is wrong with the following sentence?
Can you give me there telephone number?
Can you give me their telephone number?
86 + 118 + 76
Joke of the day
Why was the maths book sad?
Because it had too many problems.
In the news today...
A Metropolitan policeman has been sentenced to a community order after punching a suspected shoplifter at a shop in Regent Street, London in November 2012.
A man who spent nearly three decades on death row in a Louisiana jail has walked free.
The brother of a British man who blew himself up in Syria has told Newsnight he should be regarded as a hero who combated the regime, not a terrorist.
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