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 DayOrganic life, we are told, has developed gradually from the protozoon to the philosopher, and this development, we are assured, is indubitably an advance. Unfortunately it is the philosopher, not the protozoon, who gives us this assurance.
- Bertrand Russell (1872 - 1970), British philosopher, mathematician.