Article of the Day Article of the Day is a free service of se-designs.com http://se-designs.com en-us Farlex, Inc. Fri, 13 Mar 2020 05:00:00 GMT 360 Article of the Day http://se-designs.com http://img.tfd.com/modules/thm_aod.png 120 60 Fri, 13 Mar 2020 05:00:00 GMT Article of the Day http://encyclopedia.se-designs.com/Essential+oil //encyclopedia.se-designs.com/Essential+oil#2020 Known and traded since ancient times, essential oils are highly volatile organic compounds distilled from plants. Each type of oil imparts the "essence," or characteristic odor, of the plant from which it is derived. This aroma can rarely be reproduced using synthetic components. Essential oils are used for flavoring food, scenting perfume, and in medicine. Clove oil, for instance, is used in dentistry, and eucalyptus oil as a disinfectant. What other uses do essential oils have?
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Thu, 12 Mar 2020 05:00:00 GMT Article of the Day http://encyclopedia.se-designs.com/Gundestrup+cauldron //encyclopedia.se-designs.com/Gundestrup+cauldron#2020 The Gundestrup Cauldron is a silver religious vessel from the 1st century BCE that was found in 1891 in a peat bog in Denmark. At 2.3 ft (69 cm) in diameter and 1.4 ft (42 cm) in height, it is the largest European example of Iron Age silverwork ever found. The way that the lavishly decorated artifact had been dismantled and stacked suggests that it had been hidden, not lost. There are differing theories as to its origin because the style and workmanship are Thracian, yet the imagery is what?
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Wed, 11 Mar 2020 05:00:00 GMT Article of the Day http://encyclopedia.se-designs.com/Tambura //encyclopedia.se-designs.com/Tambura#2020 The tambura is a pear-shaped, unfretted lute, usually with four strings, used as a drone in Indian music. It produces a characteristic buzzing sound that is used to set the harmonic foundation for a song without contributing to the melody. The Indian tambura may be related to the Turkish tambur as well as many other similarly-named Asian lutes. Though readily available, electronic tamburas are seen as inferior. Many tamburas are carved from wood, but some are made of what other organic material?
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