In Medieval times, a “moment” was defined as 1/40th of an hour, or 1.5 minutes.
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Our memory simplifies colors down to the most basic hues.
This year marks the 100th anniversary of a scientific breakthrough that fundamentally changed our world.
Fame and fortune via mail order. What could go wrong?
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If you have ever wanted to ask a penguin something, now is your chance!
The most famous king in British history owned some very unusual curiosities indeed.
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Scientists didn't know what to make of the greenery that popped up on the remote island.
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