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Latest Kristopher Karsten Stories

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2009-04-21 10:30:00

Keeping warm isn't the only reason lizards and other cold-blooded critters bask in the sun.

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2008-07-01 15:25:00

Herpetologists discover that a Malagasy chameleon spends most of its short life in an egg


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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