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General News Archive - October 24, 2008

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The US government is looking to launch a new and powerful weather satellite that will be better able to pinpoint where hurricanes and tornadoes may strike.

Denver, CO (Sports Network) - Saints running back Deuce McAllister and defensive end Will Smith were reportedly two of a possible 10 players that have violated the NFL's steroid policy.

Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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