Face of the day

CHRIS HYDE/FAIRFAX NZ Twizel's Joshua Toon, 8, was the top year 3 pupil in the world in the World Education Games.

Twizel’s Joshua Toon, 8, was the top year 3 pupil in the world in the World Education Games.

Today’s face of the day, Kiwi, Joshua Toon, has beaten 6 million kids to win the World Education Games. Joshua is eight years old, is home schooled and has a photographic memory.

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Word of the day

The word for today is…

crepuscular (form) – 1. Of or like twilight; dim.
2. (a) Active primarily at dawn or dusk or both. Used of animals.
(b) Occurring at dawn or dusk or both:

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : Figurative use from 1660s; literal use from 1755, from Latin crepusculum “twilight, dusk,” from creper “dusky,” which is of unknown origin.

Daily Proverb

Proverbs 26

20Fire goes out without wood, and quarrels disappear when gossip stops.

Thursday nightCap

There will always be Paris

Today’s Trivia


Welcome to Daily Trivia. There is a game to play here. The photo above relates to one of the items below. The first reader to correctly tell us in the comments what item the photo belongs to, and why, gets bragging rights. Sometimes they are obvious, other times the obvious answer is the decoy. Can you figure it out tonight?

Grasshoppers don’t breath through their mouths, they use their entire body. (Source)

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While we’re doing birds… is this insane?


Daily dose of Awww. The bird. No, the other one


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