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NASA, USPS Team Up To Celebrate National Stamp Collecting Month
2012-10-03 11:00:03

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Earth is beautiful when viewed from an eye-level perspective. There are a number of beautiful landmarks and natural phenomenon which are perfectly able to take one's breath away. When viewed from above, however, even the most mundane landmarks can become a thing of geometric beauty. It´s this beauty that the United States Postal Service aims to celebrate with their new Forever stamp series, called “Earthscapes.”...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.