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Word of the Day – Fulgour

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Fulgour (also fulgor) (noun)

ful-ger

Dazzling brightness; splendour; a bright light, a dazzling beam.

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Boece’s History of Scotland. From classical Latin fulgor brightness, brilliance, radiance, flash, flash of lightning, shining object, splendour, glory from fulgēre to shine + -or.

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Will Amazon Adapt the Three Body Problem?

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The Hugo-winning Three Body Problem is an excellent novel and has pretty much been recommended by anyone who is anyone, including Obama who named it one of the books of his presidency.

The rights to the adaptation are owned by YooZoo Pictures, but it’s rumoured that Amazon has approached the company and is prepared to pay up to $1 billion to make the show, according to a report in the Financial Times.
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20th Anniversary Harry Potter Covers Hide a Stunning Secret

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Over the years we’ve seen various Harry Potter covers, but maybe none so fixed in our memories as the iconic original covers. Be honest, when you picture the first Harry Potter book, do you see the Hogwarts Express in the background? I know I do.

Now it’s twenty years since the first book was released and to celebrate, American illustrator Brian Selznick, a huge fan of the series, has designed a set of brand new covers and they hide a beautiful secret.
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New Book on Animal Flatulence Is All We’ve Been Waiting For

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Yes, you read that right! There’s a brand new book on animals and whether they fart. So if you’ve ever wondered if birds do it, or bees do it, or even educated fleas do it, you can find out with this brand new book released this month.

Have you ever wondered if a snake sneaks one out? If a bird barps? Or if a fish farts? Well Does it Fart? The Definitive Guide to Animal Flatulence will be able to tell you.
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