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The Soyuz TMA-21 spacecraft is lifted into position on the launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Saturday, April 2, 2011. The Soyuz, which has been dubbed “Gagarin”, is launching one week shy of the 50th...
Word of the Day
balow
  • An utterance used in lulling to sleep.
  • A lullaby.
  • A song containing this word.
'Balow' may be an alteration 'Bas le loup!,' (down! there the wolf), from an old French lullaby. However, the OED says this is only conjecture.
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Art has a double face, of expression and illusion, just like science has a double face: the reality of error and the phantom of truth.

- René Daumal (1908 - 1944)
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