zongzi , n :
A traditional Chinese dumpling of glutinous rice stuffed with a savoury or sweet filling, wrapped in large flat leaves, and cooked by steaming or boiling.
Duanwujie (端午節 (Duānwǔjié)) or the Dragon Boat Festival falls on this day in 2018, the fifth day of the fifth lunar month of the Chinese calendar. It is traditional to enjoy zongzi on this day.
pleasing fungus beetle , n :
Any beetle of the family Erotylidae, commonly feeding on fungi.
National Insect Week in the United Kingdom, a biennial event organized by the Royal Entomological Society, takes place from 18 to 24 June 2018.
winsome , adj :
Charming, engaging, winning; inspiring approval and trust, especially if in an innocent manner.
coquina , n :
Any of several small marine clams, of the species Donax variabilis, common in United States coastal waters.
(geology) A soft form of limestone made of fragments of shells, sometimes used as a building or road paving material.
move the goalposts , v :
(idiomatic) To alter the terms of an agreement or an agreed target, or the rules of a negotiation while it is ongoing, especially in an unfair way.
The 2018 FIFA World Cup begins today in Moscow, Russia.
liminal , adj :
Of or pertaining to an entrance or threshold.
Of or pertaining to a beginning or first stage of a process.
rapprochement , n :
The reestablishment of cordial relations, particularly between two countries; a reconciliation.
Today in 2018, a summit between Chairman Kim Jong-un of North Korea and President Donald Trump of the United States takes place in Singapore.