Oddities News Archive - May 11, 2012
A pair of researchers at the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB) have investigated the physics behind a cup of coffee in motion to get a better look at why the liquid wants to leap out of the cup.
Word of the Day
- A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.