Article of the Day Article of the Day is a free service of muiderrail.com http://muiderrail.com en-us Farlex, Inc. Wed, 8 Apr 2020 05:00:00 GMT 360 Article of the Day http://muiderrail.com http://img.tfd.com/modules/thm_aod.png 120 60 Wed, 8 Apr 2020 05:00:00 GMT Article of the Day http://encyclopedia.muiderrail.com/Arabesque //encyclopedia.muiderrail.com/Arabesque#2020 Though the arabesque motif most likely originated with the works of Hellenistic craftsmen in Asia Minor, the complex, linear style of decoration became typical of Islamic ornamentation around 1000 CE and thus became associated with Arab culture. It is characterized by symmetric, interlacing geometric patterns with flowing lines and often incorporates flower or animal motifs and Arabic calligraphy. Why are mistakes in the complicated, repetitive patterns sometimes made intentionally?
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Tue, 7 Apr 2020 05:00:00 GMT Article of the Day http://encyclopedia.muiderrail.com/Mockumentary //encyclopedia.muiderrail.com/Mockumentary#2020 A mockumentary is a fictional production filmed in the style of a documentary, often for comedic or dramatic effect. An early example of the genre is a 3-minute spoof report on the Swiss spaghetti harvest aired by the BBC as an April Fools' joke in 1957. Perhaps the most well-known mockumentary is 1984's This is Spinal Tap, which follows a fictional heavy-metal band. Other famous examples include The Blair Witch Project and Borat. What TV shows are considered mockumentaries?
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Mon, 6 Apr 2020 05:00:00 GMT Article of the Day http://encyclopedia.muiderrail.com/Mary+Rose //encyclopedia.muiderrail.com/Mary+Rose#2020 The Mary Rose was an English warship that sank mysteriously—and probably accidentally—during a battle in 1545. The ship was leading an attack on an invading French fleet when, quite suddenly, it heeled over to one side and sank with about 400 crew members on board. It was rediscovered in 1971. When it was raised in 1982, there were still 92 complete skeletons inside. Maritime researchers believe that it probably sank because the sailors failed to do what?
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