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==From today's featured article==
==From today's featured article==
[[File:SteacieLibrary.jpg|thumb|Library books]]
[[Image:EmperorPenguin.jpg|thumb|right|Emperor Penguin]]
A [[library]] is a building filled with books and computers used to access information.  It is run by librarians, whose job is to organize the information, help people find it, and shush loud visitors.
 
The [[Emperor penguin]] (''Aptenodytes forsteri'') is the world's largest species of penguin, and one of the world's largest birds. It may grow to 1.2m (4 ft) high and weigh up to 40kg (88lb).
 
Like all penguins, it is flightless but a good swimmer.  It is confined to Antarctica, where its habitat is threatened by the melting of the ice cap, leading to fears that it will be extinct by 2100.


==Did you know ...==
==Did you know ...==
* ... that [[space solar power]] is the idea that electricity can be generated by satellites orbiting the Earth using large arrays of solar cells, then beamed to earth using lasers or microwaves?
* ... that ''[[Unshackled!]]'' is a radio drama series produced by Pacific Garden Mission, in Chicago, Illinois, that first aired in 1950?  
* ... that a [[capybara]] is a large rodent that lives in South America. They can be up to 150 lbs?
* ... that [[London]] is the capital of the United Kingdom?
* ... that [[Aeonium]] is a genus including about 35 succulent plant species with unusually glossy, waxy leaves arranged in rosettes?
* ... 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==

Latest revision as of 09:02, 30 August 2022

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From today's featured article

Emperor Penguin

The Emperor penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) is the world's largest species of penguin, and one of the world's largest birds. It may grow to 1.2m (4 ft) high and weigh up to 40kg (88lb).

Like all penguins, it is flightless but a good swimmer. It is confined to Antarctica, where its habitat is threatened by the melting of the ice cap, leading to fears that it will be extinct by 2100.

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?

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