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Science

Chicago Skyline Visible from Warren Dunes State Park in Sawyer Michigan Due to Fata Morgana or Mirage Over Lake Michigan

610 An optical phenomenon, known as Fata Morgana or mirage, can occur over the waters of Lake Michigan when rays of light are bent when they pass through air layers of different temperatures in a […]

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Word of the Day

Word of the Day: Acquihire

67 ac·qui·hire ˌakwiˈhīr/ noun 1. an act or instance of buying out a company primarily for the skills and expertise of its staff, rather than for the products or services it supplies. “this would appear […]

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Word of the Day: STEM Degree

61 The acronym STEM represents a degree involving science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The STEM fields are those academic and professional disciplines that fall under the umbrella areas represented by the the fields of science, […]

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Word of the Day: ‘Meritocracy’ and Regarding Obama, MSNBC Chris Matthews Doesn’t “Sense Executive Command”

50 MSNBC Trashes Obama’s Address: Compared to Jimmy Carter, ‘I Don’t Sense Executive Command’ AND enough MERITOCRACY to make you barf. Why does he (Obama) continue to say that the Secretary of Energy has a […]

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Hot for Words: Filibuster

32 Marina Orlova explains the origin of the word filibuster. Who is the YouTube ‘Hot for Words’ girl? Marina Orlova (born 10 December 1980) is a Russian philologist, etymologist, and author who has become an […]