From the Greek for 'big stone', it usually refers to large stone monuments common during the Neolithic period.
Fact of the Day
Ciao does not mean 'hello'. It comes from the Venetian dialect and means 'I am your slave'.
Quote of the Day
"He who trusts no one is distrusted by all the world. "
~ William Marshal's biographer
On This Day
1913 Suffragette Emily Davison stepped in front of king's horse at Epsom, but didn't expect to be killed - she'd bought a ticket home.
1940 The final day of the Dunkirk evacuation (Operation Dynamo). 338,226 British, French and Belgian soldiers were rescued in total.