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Richard Byrd May Never Have Flown Over The North Pole
2013-04-08 19:25:38

While Richard Byrd claimed to have reached the North Pole in 1926, the journey has been dogged by controversy and debate ever since.


Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]