Word of the day
A small ripple, as of water.
"The time I kill is killing me."
Name that element
Nickel (Atomic number 28)
The sheath of a sword or similar bladed weapon.
Thought for the day
Would you rather be the most popular person or the smartest person you know?
On this day in 1857
The world's first football club, Sheffield F.C. was founded.
Where in the world
Can you name the country and its capital?
Antigua and Barbuda. Capital city is St. John's.
Did you know?
Some libraries, including those at Harvard and Brown, own books bound in human skin.
Today's Top Tip
Do your revision early in the morning.
The brain focusses much better in the morning to start your revision then. As a bonus you get the evening to relax without feeling guilty.
What is wrong with the following sentence?
Chris is always they're on time.
Chris is always there on time.
495 - (281 + 142)
Joke of the day
If you hold 9 oranges in one hand and 10 lemons in another, what do you have?
In the news today...
Photographs show a US air strike hitting an Islamic State position on a hill near the embattled Syrian town of Kobane.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) releases video footage of the suspected gunman arriving at the country's parliament building during Wednesday's shooting incident.
There have now been more than 4,800 reported deaths from Ebola, with Liberia the worst affected country. Around 50 new cases are being reported every day in the capital Monrovia.
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