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word: quiescence


quiescence

Definition: (noun) A state of quiet (but possibly temporary) inaction.
Synonyms: dormancy
Usage: The volcano erupted after centuries of quiescence. Discuss.
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Today’s Birthday: ULISSE ALDROVANDI (1522)


Ulisse Aldrovandi (1522)

After earning a degree in medicine, Aldrovandi took up botany and zoology, amassing a spectacular cabinet of curiosities containing thousands of specimens. He is said to have been the first to use the word “geology” in its modern sense. Carolus Linnaeus, the botanist who laid the groundwork for the modern system of naming species, hailed Aldrovandi as the father of natural history. Aldrovandi also founded Bologna‘s public botanical garden and was its first curator. Why was he arrested in 1549?More… Discuss

 

Most follows in One Day (from wordpress)


Most Follows in One Day

WordPress sais: “On Wednesday August 29, 2012 you surpassed your previous record of most follows in one day for your blog euzicasa. Nice!”

I would like to take a moment and thank all of you, my friends here at euzicasa for joining, commenting, for you encouragement and support for this website/blog/kioshk/art gallery/Concert Hall/ Press Room/Gym/Photolab –  Ohhhh – Zoo-botany garden/bike trail/reading room/clean air-water-soil room/politics room/ The list goes on and on/.

I would like to thank you, those today new members, especially: 

  • molnar
  • artlesspoems
  • Barbara Bamber
  • tighinaromaneasca
  • MikeFilmTalk
  • natycalinescu
  • and to all 125 members,

Thank you very much!