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Hand Size Appears To Stay Constant Providing Natural Ruler

Hand Size Appears To Stay Constant, Providing Natural 'Ruler'

Anna Mikulak, Association for Psychological Science People tend to perceive their dominant hand as staying relatively the same size even when it’s magnified, lending support to the idea that we use our hand as a constant perceptual...

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The Azure-winged Magpie (Cyanopica cyana) is a bird in the crow family. It is 31-35 cm long and similar in overall shape to the European Magpie (Pica pica) however it is more slender and has proportionately smaller legs and bill. It has a glossy black cap on its head and a white throat. The underparts and the back are a light grey-fawn in color with the wings and the feathers of the long (16-20 cm) tail are a beautiful azure blue. Preferred habitats include various types of coniferous...

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The Black-billed Magpie is a large bird in the crow family that occurs in the western half of North America from Alaska to Oklahoma. Externally, it is almost identical with European Magpie (Pica pica) and is often considered specific. However, the American Ornithologists' Union splits it as a separate species (Pica hudsonia) on the grounds that it is genetically closer to California's Yellow-billed Magpie (Pica nuttalli) than to the European Magpie. This bird prefers semi-open country with...

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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