October 20, 2019

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Do fictional superheroes have any meaning in your real life?

Superheroes, whether on the printed page or a movie screen, are larger-than-life depictions of strength, resilience and honor. Are you inspired by superheroes? If so, which ones, and what a...

October 18, 2019

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Who lives here? Write the beginning of story that answers that question.

What story does this image inspire for you?

Does it make you think of armored knights and mythical creatures? Is it home to a tormented princess,...

October 16, 2019

“For Forest,” an installation of 299 trees in the Wörthersee stadium in Klagenfurt, Austria.CreditCreditDavid Payr for The New York Times


curator - a person who is in charge of the things in a museum, zoo, etc.

installed - to make (a machine, a service, etc.) r...

October 14, 2019

This July 23, 2008 image made available by NASA shows the planet Saturn, as seen from the Cassini spacecraft. A newly discovered a planet outside our solar system is 12 times the size of Jupiter.

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rotate – n. to turn in a circular direction