An illustration of a hand taking a piece of fruit from a bowl.

Hand Taking Fruit From Bowl

An illustration of a hand taking a piece of fruit from a bowl.

The word "parachute" comes from "para", meaning "against" or "counter" in Ancient Greek, and "chute", the French word for "fall". Some modern parachutes are classified as semi-rigid wings, which are maneuverable and can make a controlled descent to break on impact with the ground.

DrogueParachute

The word "parachute" comes from "para", meaning "against" or "counter" in Ancient Greek, and "chute",…

Isegrim the wolf proffers a glove as a challenge to fight Reynard the fox for all the tricks and lies he is guilty of.

Reynard the Fox: Isegrim's Challenge

Isegrim the wolf proffers a glove as a challenge to fight Reynard the fox for all the tricks and lies…

"Each even number of the front rank diengages and detaches his piece by turning it to the left." — Moss, 1914

Take arms

"Each even number of the front rank diengages and detaches his piece by turning it to the left." —…