TODAY – 12 JUNE 2015.

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Word of the Day:

 

Loquacious – Very talkative; garrulous.

Synonym:  Chatty, Gabby, Garrulous, Talkative, Talky.

Usage:  The Loquacious woman was often mocked by neighborhood children for her incessant talking.

This Day in History: 12-June.

1849 Lewis Haslett patented a gas mask. (Patent US 6529 A)

1898 – Philippine Declaration of Independence:

The Philippine Declaration of Independence was proclaimed on June 12, 1898 in Cavite II el Viejo. With the public reading of the Act of the Declaration of independence, Filipino revolutionary forces under General Emilio Aguinaldo proclaimed the sovereignty and independence of the Philippine Islands from the colonial rule of Spain.

 Quote of the Day:

Knowledge is the eye of desire and it can become pilot of the soul

Will Durant. 

Fact of the Day:

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Image of the Day: Wolf Volcano Erupts

On May 25, 2015, Wolf Volcano, the highest peak in the Galapagos, began erupting for the first time in 33 years.  Clouds appear blue-white, while liquid water is dark blue. Vegetated areas are green; old lava flows are brown. Fresh lava is bright orange and red. Wolf volcano is located on the northern part of Isla Isabela, the largest island in the Galapagos.

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Credits: NASA – Earth Observatory.

Toon of the Day:

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Credits: Alicia. A as quoted in Ba-ba Mail

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