Word of the day
To prevent or obstruct the operation of.
"Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared."
Name that element
Chlorine (Atomic number 17)
Use of many words without necessity.
Thought for the day
If you had one million pounds to give away, how would you do it?
On this day in 2005
The first partial human face transplant was carried out in France.
Where in the world
Can you name the country and its capital?
Haiti. Capital city is Port-au-Prince.
Did you know?
Iceland is the only NATO country that has no standing army, and that other NATO countries take turns defending it.
What is wrong with the following sentence?
Don't forget to brush you're teeth before you go to bed.
Don't forget to brush your teeth before you go to bed.
22 + 33
Joke of the day
How do crazy people go through the forest?
They take the psycho path.
In the news today...
France holds a national memorial service for the 130 people killed in the gun and bomb attacks in Paris on 13 November
Maritime and Coastguard Agency find what they believe is a Nasa rocket which blew up moments after take-off in June.
Russians vow to stop going to Turkey on holiday in revenge for downed plane.
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