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2009-06-22 05:35:00

Thousands of feet above the waters of the Gulf of Mexico, New York City couple Erin Finnegan and Noah Fulmor exchanged vows in the first ever weightless wedding held in zero gravity conditions, Reuters reported.  The wedding party in jump suits of blue attended the bride who was adorned in white with miniature planet-like earrings, while the groom sported a tuxedo with spacecraft-shaped cuff links. Inside G-Force One, a specially transformed Boeing 727-200 aircraft operated by a company...

Word of the Day
  • 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.