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Space Gear And Recycling
2012-05-19 04:40:48

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com Who hasn´t, in the days of their youth, cast their eyes skyward to count the stars, make guesses as to how large the moon really is, and wish so badly to be able to float amongst the firmament? Of course, it´s likely you – like the rest of us – weren´t able to make these dreams come true, a notion which probably hits you hardest near your 30th birthday. Just because you can´t float in the inky blackness of space...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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