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Oddities News Archive - September 04, 2012

Drunk? Thermal Imaging Can Tell!

Computers, machines and the technology which runs them can be powerful things. When designed and implemented in the right way, these machines can do many things ordinary humans can do.

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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