International News Archive - December 25, 2012
It’s a different world in China, one where intellectual property and trademarks aren’t as closely guarded as they are in the United States.
Word of the Day
- The navel or umbilicus.
- In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
- A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.