To incorporate all the letters of the alphabet into a sentence and ideally use each letter just once – that is a pangram. It is a challenge that works for all alphabet-based languages. Apart of the fun, the practical use of pangrams is, for example, when testing a new font to make certain it has all the letters of the alphabet. Here are some examples.
For this weekend we have prepared a film delicacy. The scenes serve only to create the background for philosophical reflexions of more-or-less important topics. We offer the best conversational movies for this weekend‘s movie picks.
Now under UNESCO World Heritage Site protection, the large designs in the Nazca Desert go as far back as 500 BC and were preserved mainly by stable desert climate conditions. Archaeologists do not all agree as to their purpose, and there are also differences of opinion as to their antiquity. Some experts believe they could have derived from the pre-Columbian Peruvians‘ knowledge of astronomy while others think they are religious designs – related to ancient rituals to source water.
Some of the scariest illnesses are invisible until the microscope reveals them to be fascinatingly beautiful. As if to compensate for the undesirable effects of their very existence, many of the magnified viruses and bacteria could be mistaken for pieces of art.
Recently we published a weekly movie picks article about actors who have been around since they were children. Quite logically it makes sense to look at the other end of the spectrum and cover actors who by chance or by struggle succeeded only in their late thirties or even later.