Parts of a deceased holy person's body or belongings kept as an object of reverence, or something from an earlier time.
Fact of the Day
In 1956 John Wayne starred as Genghis Khan in The Conqueror. It was filmed in Utah, downwind of the US government's nuclear tests in Nevada, and about half the cast and crew developed cancer as a result.
Quote of the Day
"Revolution is not an apple that falls when it's ripe. You have to make it fall. "
~ Che Guevara
On This Day
1909 The new emergency wireless signal SOS was used for the first time.
1919 The first parliamentary democracy in Germany was created with the adoption of the Weimar Constitution. It lasted just 11 years.