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indelible

Definition: (adjective) Impossible to remove, erase, or wash away; permanent.
Synonyms:permanent, lasting, enduring, ineradicable, ineffaceable, inexpungible, inextirpable
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Bermuda Triangle

Located between Florida, Bermuda, and Puerto Rico, the Bermuda Triangle is an area in the Atlantic Ocean where a number of ships and aircraft have vanished. Compass issues and violent storms are likely to blame, but some believe the region—also known as the Devil's Triangle, to be rife with paranormal activity and alien abductions. Investigations to date have not produced scientific evidence of any unusual phenomena. What was Flight 19, and what happened to it in the Bermuda Triangle? More... Discuss
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Hypoallergenic Peanuts on Horizon

People with peanut allergies may soon be able to enjoy the taste of a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, or any number of other peanut products, without fear. Researchers have developed a process that breaks down allergens in peanuts, effectively rendering them harmless to those with peanut allergies. The process reduces peanut allergens by 98 to 100 percent and can be applied to whole, broken, and ground peanuts. It may not be long before hypoallergenic peanut products start hitting store shelves. More... Discuss
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"I Have a Dream," Says Martin Luther King, Jr. (1963)

The 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom was one of the largest civil-rights demonstrations ever conducted in the US. More than 200,000 people heard civil-rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr., deliver his "I Have a Dream" speech, which is considered one of the finest speeches in the history of American oratory. However, his prepared text did not mention a dream—King composed that section on the spot, likely at the urging of gospel singer Mahalia Jackson. For how long did King speak? More... Discuss
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George Hoyt Whipple (1878)

Whipple was a US pathologist, who, together with colleagues, discovered that a diet including raw liver could treat pernicious anemia, then a fatal disease. For his efforts, he shared a 1934 Nobel Prize. Whipple's study of bile pigments led to an interest in how the body makes hemoglobin, and his experiments in artificial anemia established iron as the most potent inorganic factor in the formation of red blood cells. He was also the first person to describe what previously unknown disease? More... Discuss
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It is essential to seek out enemy agents who have come to conduct espionage against you and to bribe them to serve you. Give them instructions and care for them. Thus doubled agents are recruited and used.

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Feast of St. Augustine of Hippo

St. Augustine is best known for his spiritual autobiography, the Confessions, which detail the excesses of his youth, his career as a teacher of rhetoric, his years as a believer in Manicheism and Platonism, and his belated conversion to Christianity. It is primarily for his writings that he is known as the patron saint of theologians and scholars, and one of the "Four Latin Fathers" of the Christian Church. When a company of Spanish soldiers landed on the coast of Florida on St. Augustine's Day in 1565, they named the U.S.'s oldest European community after him. More... Discuss
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