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2012-05-29 22:05:03

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com After a long day of toil and trouble, there´s nothing quite like a cold, refreshing beer. As you take your first pull from the bottle or glass, your worries immediately drift away, and as you set your vessel down, you begin to lose yourself in the effervescence of it all, just as the bubbles slowly and continually rise to the top. That is, of course, unless you´re drinking a stout, such as the popular Irish drink of choice, Guinness. Irish...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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