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Golden-crowned Kinglet
2005-06-09 12:16:43

The Golden-crowned Kinglet (Regulus satrapa) is a very small songbird characterized by their olive-grey upperparts, white underparts, thin bill and short tail. They have white wing bars, a black stripe through the eyes and a yellow crown surrounded by black. The adult male has an orange patch in the middle of the yellow crown. Their breeding habitat is coniferous forests across Canada, the...

Leo the lion Constellation
2004-10-19 04:45:44

Leo (the lion) Constellation -- Leo (the lion) is a constellation of the zodiac. Leo lies between dim Cancer to the west and Virgo to the east. Notable features This constellation contains many bright stars, such as Regulus (α Leo), the lion's heart; Denebola (β Leo); and Algieba (γ1 Leo). Many other fainter stars have been named has well, such as Zosma (δ Leo), Chort...

Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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