Picture of the day for April 1, 2018

View of the arches in the interior of the Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque, also known as the Pink Mosque, which is a traditional mosque located in Shiraz district of Gowad-e-Arabān, Iran. The mosque was built from 1876 to 1888, by the order of Mirzā Hasan Ali (Nasir ol Molk), a Qajar ruler.. Learn more.

Brian Jaques

In 1996, just after we had moved to Las Cruces, Mom gave me a book. This was a common occurence in our household; after all, being a teacher, she would get books for free from certain publishers. This was an interesting book, and it was titled Redwall. I was intrigued. This was just when Harry … Continue reading Brian Jaques

Picture of the day for March 27, 2018

Illustration of the relative sizes of the one-man Mercury spacecraft, the two-man Gemini spacecraft, and the three-man Apollo spacecraft. Also shows line drawing of launch vehicles (Saturn V, Titan II and Atlas-D) to show their relative size to each other and the position of the spacecraft at launch (highlighted at top).. Learn more.