Word of the Day
- A traditional Indonesian ensemble typically including many tuned percussion instruments including bamboo xylophones and wooden or bronze chimes and gongs.
This word comes from the Old Javanese 'gamelan,' percussion instrument.
Quote of the DayCan a society in which thought and technique are scientific persist for a long period, as, for example, ancient Egypt persisted, or does it necessarily contain within itself forces which must bring either decay or explosion?
- Bertrand Russell (1872–1970)