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Science News Archive - July 06, 2007

By David Richie, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jul. 5--State parks officials confirmed today that two people drowned Wednesday during separate incidents at Folsom Lake. The victims were identified as Kalen McCoy, 20, Roseville, and Thomas Le, 16, Elk Grove, by the Placer County Coroner's Office.

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'.