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'''Encyc''' is a free [[wiki]] [[encyclopedia]] similar to Britannica, World Book, and the other great wiki, Wikipedia.  Welcome, and we hope you enjoy our encyclopedia.
'''Encyc''' is a free [[wiki]] [[encyclopedia]] similar to Britannica, World Book, and the other great wiki, Wikipedia.  Welcome, and we hope you enjoy our encyclopedia.


Happy New Year!
==From today's featured article==
[[File:Syria Map.png|thumb|right|Map of Syria.]]
[[Syria]] is a country in the Middle East, formerly part of the [[Ottoman Empire]] and the French Mandate.


==From today's featured article==
It lies to the southeast of [[Turkey (country)|Turkey]] and east of [[Lebanon]] and [[Israel]].  It is north of [[Jordan]] and northwest of [[Iraq]].  The capital is Damascus.  It was the first country in the region to let women vote.
[[File:BeeOnFloweringBuckwheat.jpg|thumb|A bee foraging on wild buckwheat flowers (''[[Eriogonum fasciculatum]]'')]]
[[Buckwheat honey]] is a robust, dark honey made by honeybees who feed on buckwheat.


It has been described as having a distinctive aroma with notes of "leather" and "barnyard", but its flavor has also been found to vary by region: Buckwheat honey from the northeastern United States is often from cultivated buckwheat and is "very dark" and "pungent" with "a strong goaty flavor profile"; some tasters say that it tastes "distinctly like cat pee." Buckwheat honey from California, usually derived from wild buckwheat, tastes lighter and sweeter.
It is currently undergoing a civil war in which forces loyal to dictator Bashar Assad have kept control of the capital but lost control of large parts of the countryside and some major cities.


==Did you know ...==
==Did you know ...==
* ... that Dr. [[Tim Whatley]] is a fictional character on the American sitcom Seinfeld?
* ... that ''[[Unshackled!]]'' is a radio drama series produced by Pacific Garden Mission, in Chicago, Illinois, that first aired in 1950?  
* ... that the [[Chevrolet Caprice]] was a full-sized automobile?
* ... that [[London]] is the capital of the United Kingdom?
* ... that the [[gorilla]] (Gorilla gorilla), is a great ape found in central Africa?
* ... that a [[calculator watch]] is a digital watch fitted with buttons, so that it can function easily as a miniature calculator?


==About Encyc==
==About Encyc==

Revision as of 16:39, 9 August 2022

Encyc is a free wiki encyclopedia similar to Britannica, World Book, and the other great wiki, Wikipedia. Welcome, and we hope you enjoy our encyclopedia.

From today's featured article

Map of Syria.

Syria is a country in the Middle East, formerly part of the Ottoman Empire and the French Mandate.

It lies to the southeast of Turkey and east of Lebanon and Israel. It is north of Jordan and northwest of Iraq. The capital is Damascus. It was the first country in the region to let women vote.

It is currently undergoing a civil war in which forces loyal to dictator Bashar Assad have kept control of the capital but lost control of large parts of the countryside and some major cities.

Did you know ...

  • ... that Unshackled! is a radio drama series produced by Pacific Garden Mission, in Chicago, Illinois, that first aired in 1950?
  • ... that London is the capital of the United Kingdom?
  • ... that a calculator watch is a digital watch fitted with buttons, so that it can function easily as a miniature calculator?

About Encyc

Main article: Encyc:About

Encyc was established in 2008. :) We would like to thank all of our users for their contributions and support. We couldn't have done it without you. (block of cheese). We have two mascots. The Encyc sloth is named Pancake. The Encyc dolphin is named Butterfly.

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