A new page in the book of life:  Thursday, 27 October, 2016
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Toady's tidbits for today /  Don't skip breakfast! Start the day with some food for thought.
Words to keep
"Ignorance is preferable to error; and he is less remote from the truth who believes nothing, than he who believes what is wrong." —Thomas Jefferson
Our world, our story
Here are some clues to a certain environmental problem: the sea is rising, spring comes early, animals move north, and both heat waves and heavy snowfalls are more common than before. The problem is global warming, which is caused mainly by human activities. In the spring of 2002, a very large piece of the Antarctic ice cap broke off and fell into the sea. This is another sign of global warming.
Toady's teaser for today /  Look tomorrow!
Q:  How much longer will the planet Earth exist?
Yesterday's teaser
Q:  What's a pun?
A:  A play on words in which one word has two or more meanings, or two different words have similar sounds. Shakespeare achieves profound effects with puns, as when a newly blind character says, "I see feelingly".
Toady's triathlon for today / Here are three quick exercises to get you going!
[Note: The exercises may not work in all browsers.]
New challenge
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Last chance!
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