On This Day🌄 16 Mar

597 BC – Babylonians capture Jerusalem, and replace Jeconiah with Zedekiah as king.

1815 – Prince Willem proclaims himself King of the United Kingdom of the Netherlands, the first constitutional monarch in the Netherlands.

1989 – In Egypt, a 4,400-year-old mummy is found near the Pyramid of Cheops.

2014 – Crimea votes in …

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Photo of the Day 🌄 16 Mar

Artists perform "The Manganiyar Seduction" during "Navras" - 8-day long arts festival at Jawahar Kala Kendra in Jaipur. The Manganiyars consider themselves descendants of the Rajputs and are renowned as highly skilled folk musicians of the Thar desert. Though Manganiyars are Muslims, many Manganiar songs are in praise of Hindu deities …

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Word of the Day🌄 : Wordmonger

Word: Wordmonger

Meaning: A writer or speaker who uses words pretentiously or with careless disregard for meaning.

Etymology: Wordmonger entered English in the late 1500s. The word monger means "a dealer in or trader of a commodity" or "a person who is involved with something in a petty or contemptible …

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