ziggurat \ZIG-oo-rat\, noun:
- (among the ancient Babylonians and Assyrians) a temple of Sumerian origin in the form of a pyramidal tower, consisting of a number of stories and having about the outside a broad ascent winding round the structure, presenting the appearance of a series of terraces.
Born in 1877, ziggurat is derived from the Assyrian ziqquratu meaning "height," or "pinnacle."
- When someone looks better in online photos then they do in person.
John - Hey dude, did you hang out with that girl Katie from Facebook?
Mike - Yea but I regret it, it was all web glow. She's really only a 4.
Under federal guidelines, how much sodium per serving can be in a product labeled “low sodium”? How about “sodium-free”?
- Low sodium, 140 milligrams or less; sodium-free, less than 5 milligrams—as mandated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
- rings of Uranus: were discovered (1977)
- syzygy: all the planets were on the same side of the Sun (1982)
- Marcello Malpighi 1628
- Friedrich Von Schlegel 1772
- Barry Fitzgerald 1888
- Arthur Honegger 1892
- Bix Beiderbecke 1903
- Claire Booth Luce 1903
- Chandler Harper 1914
- Heywood Hale Broun 1918
- Pamela Mason 1919
- Rod Woodson 1965 - Football player
- Edie Brickell 1966 - Singer
- Stephen Mailer 1966 - Actor
- Paget Brewster 1969 - Actress ("Criminal Minds")
- Dylan Keefe 1970 - Musician (Marcy Playground)
- Cristian de la Fuente 1974 - Actor ("Family Law")
- Bree Turner 1977 - Actress
- Shannon Miller 1977 - Olypic gold-medal gymnast
- Robin Thicke 1977 - Singer
- Carrie Underwood 1983 - Singer, winner of the fourth season of "American Idol"