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  • A Greek island between Kythera and Crete, it gives it's name to the Antikythera wreck found off the shore of this island, and to the Antikythera mechanism, a mechanical astronomical calculator dated before 100 BCE.

    December 3, 2006

  • A fictional creature created by the author H.P. Lovecraft. A dreadful squid-headed creature. Seemingly the inspiration for the Davy Jones character in "Pirates of the Carribean: Dead Man's Chest."

    December 3, 2006

  • A webpage that can be updated by anyone. From Hawaiian for "very fast".

    December 3, 2006

  • Pertaining to leap year. In ancient Rome, the sixth day before the first of March would be repeated each leap year, hence: bissextile.

    December 3, 2006

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