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Julius Rosenberg

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Yesterday’s Horoscope

July 19, 2011

You’re experiencing some strange after-effects from long-ago mistakes or good deeds — karma can take a long time to manifest! Don’t read too much into it, but do remember that what goes around comes around.

Today’s Horoscope

June 19, 2011

Sit still and try not to take on any new projects or people today — you’ve got enough going on! You may find that you’re in a good position to get folks to help you finish stuff up.

Horoscope

June 5, 2011

When you get hurt, the desire is to get back up on your feet as soon as you can. The problem with this is that it is easy to re-injure yourself if you rush the healing process. Usually, it is better to give yourself some extra rest so you can heal properly, and that is […]

Ambigram

May 13, 2011

An ambigram is a typographical design or artform that may be read as one or more words not only in its form as presented, but also from another viewpoint, direction, or orientation. The words readable in the other viewpoint, direction or orientation may be the same or different from the original words. Douglas R. Hofstadter […]

Pangram

April 20, 2011

A pangram (Greek: pan gramma, “every letter”), or holoalphabetic sentence, is a sentence using every letter of the alphabet at least once. Pangrams are used to display typefaces and test equipment. For example, the pangram The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog was utilized by Western Union to test Telex/TWX data communication equipment […]

Palindrome

April 5, 2011

A palindrome is a word, phrase, number or other sequence of units that can be read the same way in either direction (the adjustment of punctuation and spaces between words is generally permitted). Composing literature in palindromes is an example of constrained writing. The word “palindrome” was coined from Greek roots palin (πάλιν; “back”) and […]

Lipogram

March 18, 2011

A lipogram (from Greek lipagrammatos, “missing letter”) is a kind of constrained writing or word game consisting of writing paragraphs or longer works in which a particular letter or group of letters is omitted — usually a common vowel, the most common in English being “E”.  For example, a version of this paragraph without any […]

Charades

March 3, 2011

Charades or charade (pronounced /ʃəˈrɑːdz/ shə-rahdz or /ʃəˈreɪdz/ shə-raydz) is a word guessing game. In the form most played today, it is an acting game in which one player acts out a word or phrase, often by pantomiming similar-sounding words, and the other players guess the word or phrase. The idea is to use physical […]

Acrostic

February 5, 2011

An acrostic (from the late Greek akróstichis, from ákros, “top”, and stíchos, “verse”) is a poem or other form of writing in an alphabetic script, in which the first letter, syllable or word of each line, paragraph or other recurring feature in the text spells out a word or a message. As a form of […]

Hangman

January 19, 2011

Hangman is a paper and pencil guessing game for two or more players. One player thinks of a word and the other tries to guess it by suggesting letters. The word to guess is represented by a row of dashes, giving the number of letters. If the guessing player suggests a letter which occurs in […]