Word of the day
A sudden irregular shake or a push causing such a shake.
"I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.'"
Name that element
Promethium (Atomic number 61)
A critical period or condition.
Thought for the day
Would you rather visit 50 years in the past or 50 years in the future?
On this day in 1582
Pope Gregory XIII announced the Gregorian calendar.
Where in the world
Can you name the country and its capital?
Comoros. Capital city is Moroni.
Did you know?
There is 3G mobile phone coverage on the summit of Mount Everest.
What is wrong with the following sentence?
I am far to tired to go out tonight.
I am far too tired to go out tonight.
573 - (168 + 153)
Joke of the day
Why did the boy tiptoe past the medicine cabinet?
He didn't want to wake the sleeping pills!
In the news today...
On the seventh day of government bombing of a rebel enclave, the UN struggles to agree a ceasefire.
Great Britain's women curlers lose 5-3 to Japan in the bronze-medal match at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.
Great Britain's Billy Morgan seals an historic bronze medal in the men's snowboard big air in a dramatic final, which saw many of the favourites crash out.
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