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Leaving Facebook
2013-02-05 18:26:05

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Ever thought about spending some time away from your hundreds of friends on Facebook? You´re not alone. According to those lovers of data and numbers at the Pew Internet and American Life Project, 61 percent of American Facebook users have said they´ve taken a break from the social networking site at one point or another. Another 20 percent said they once used Facebook in the past, but have since kicked the...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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