Word of the day

hereditary (adjective)

Passing naturally from parent to child.

Famous quote

"The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time."

Abraham Lincoln

Name that element


Lithium (Atomic number 3)

Word scramble

To dig out of the earth (what has been buried).



Thought for the day

What colour would a zebra be if you removed its stripes?

On this day in 622

The Islamic calendar began.

Where in the world

Can you name the country and its capital?

Guess the flag!

Netherlands. Capital city is Amsterdam.

Did you know?

No snowflake is ever exactly the same.

Grammar time

What is wrong with the following sentence?

What are you going to where on non-uniform day?

What are you going to wear on non-uniform day?

Mental Maths

198 ÷ 11 + 144

= 162


What is light as a feather, but even the strongest man cannot hold it more than a few minutes?

Your breath.

Joke of the day

What clothes does a house wear?


In the news today...

Trump sides with Russia against FBI at Helsinki summit

The US president contradicts intelligence agencies over claims of interference in the US election.

Brexiteers' Customs Bill amendments accepted by government

Theresa May is accused of "capitulating" to Brexiteers - but she says the policy has not changed.

British caver 'could sue' Elon Musk over Twitter attack

The entrepreneur called the diver a "pedo" after he ridiculed his effort to help missing Thai boys.

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