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Grevillea juniperina

The Wikipedia article of the day for June 25, 2021 is Grevillea juniperina. Grevillea juniperina, the prickly spider-flower, is a plant of the family Proteaceae native to eastern New South Wales and south-eastern Queensland in Australia. It is a small prickly-leaved shrub from 0.2 to 3 m (8 in to 10 ft)…
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New Rochelle 250th Anniversary half dollar

The Wikipedia article of the day for June 24, 2021 is New Rochelle 250th Anniversary half dollar. The New Rochelle 250th Anniversary half dollar is a fifty-cent piece struck by the United States Bureau of the Mint in 1937 as a commemorative coin to mark the 250th anniversary of the…
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Sonic the Hedgehog

The Wikipedia article of the day for June 23, 2021 is Sonic the Hedgehog. Sonic the Hedgehog is a Japanese video game series and media franchise created and owned by Sega. The franchise follows Sonic, an anthropomorphic blue hedgehog who battles Doctor Eggman, a mad scientist.…
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Discovery of nuclear fission

The Wikipedia article of the day for June 22, 2021 is Discovery of nuclear fission. Nuclear fission was discovered in December 1938 by physicists Lise Meitner and Otto Frisch, and chemists Otto Hahn and Fritz Strassmann. Fission is a nuclear reaction and process of radioactive decay in which the nucleus of…
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The Thankful Poor

The Wikipedia article of the day for June 21, 2021 is The Thankful Poor. The Thankful Poor is an 1894 painting by the African-American painter Henry Ossawa Tanner. It is a genre painting of two African Americans praying at a table and shares themes with Tanner’s other works like The…
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Pisco sour

The Wikipedia article of the day for June 20, 2021 is Pisco sour. A pisco sour is a cocktail typical of South American cuisine. The drink’s name is a combination of the word pisco, which is its base liquor, and the term sour, in reference to sour citrus juice and…
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Rock martin

The Wikipedia article of the day for June 19, 2021 is Rock martin. The rock martin (Ptyonoprogne fuligula) is a small swallow that is resident in central and southern Africa. It breeds in the mountains, and at lower levels in rocky areas and towns.…
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Five Go Down to the Sea?

The Wikipedia article of the day for June 18, 2021 is Five Go Down to the Sea?. Five Go Down to the Sea? were an Irish post-punk band from Cork, active during 1978 to 1989. Vocalist and lyricist Finbarr Donnelly (pictured), guitarist Ricky Dineen and brothers Philip O’Connell (bass) and…
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