The eye chart with the big "E" on top is called a Snellen Chart.
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The attractions sometimes drug, beat, or isolate animals into submission.
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It's at least 66 million years old—significantly older than any syrinx fossil evidence found before.
If you find yourself uncomfortable at your local sweat box, there might be a few good reasons why.
Reading a book to the barber trims $2 off the bill.
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Artist Agelio Batle’s “Ash Dancer” will eventually vanish like the lead of a person-shaped pencil.
An American hasn’t won the world’s most prestigious writing prize since 1993.
This week, with the launching of Green's Dictionary of Slang Online, it's become a whole lot easier to dig into the fascinating, long history of English slang.
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Ancient Egyptians combined marshmallow sap with nuts and honey, and the dish was reserved for nobility. The gods were supposedly big fans, as well.
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