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More Mysterious Holes Appear At The End Of The World

More Mysterious Holes Appear At The 'End Of The World'

Earlier this month, a massive hole was found at the “end of the world,” more accurately known as Yamal Peninsula. Now, to add more to this strange mystery, two new holes have been reported.

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DNA Analyses Of Hair Samples Reveal No Evidence Of Bigfoot

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Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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