Just days after NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft successfully entered orbit around Mars, a probe designed and built in India remains on pace to arrive at the Red Planet on Wednesday morning.
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For the first time in over six decades, a new Viking fortress has been discovered in Denmark. The fortress, like the previously excavated ones at Fyrkat, Aggersborg and Trelleborg (all nominated for inscription in UNESCO's list of world heritage sites) is of the Trelleborg-type.
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- An evil spirit; a devil.
- A nightmare.
- In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
- Hubert H. Humphrey (1911 - 1978), U.S. Democratic politician, vice president.