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General News Archive - May 27, 2009

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The number of children and adolescents treated for baseball-related injuries in hospitals decreased 25 percent from 1994-2006, US researchers say.

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Burger King, the Florida-based fast-food giant, has added three Kids Meals designed to be lower in fat, sodium and calories.

Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.