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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
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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