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International News Archive - January 21, 2011

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The “World” project — an artificial archipelago of 300 small islands arranged in the shape of a world map — is sinking back into the sea, according to evidence presented to a property tribunal in the emirate.

Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.