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2011-09-26 13:08:46

Corn split off from its closest relative teosinte, a wild Mexican grass, about 10,000 years ago thanks to the breeding efforts of early Mexican farmers.

2011-08-03 13:05:01

When an animal gets too hot or too cold, or feels pangs of hunger or thirst, it tends to relocate – to where it’s cooler or hotter, or to the nearest place where food or water can be found.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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