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International News Archive - November 01, 2011

China Adds Another Supercomputer To Its Roster

China has revealed their new powerful number-crunching machine that relies on Chinese microchips rather than standard ones used in many of the world‘s fastest supercomputers.

Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.