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Generation X Surprisingly Unconcerned About Climate Change
2012-07-18 11:42:25

The generation defined by Tupac’s “Me Against the World” and Nirvana’s “Nevermind” is still slacking when it comes to saving the environment.

2011-06-12 18:56:00

LONDON, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry demonstrated polo at its finest today, with the Duke's team coming out on top, in front of a star-studded crowd at The Sentebale Polo Cup sponsored by Royal Salute. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20110613/461319-a ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20110613/461319-b ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20110613/461319-c ) (Photo:...

2011-03-30 00:00:29

Onset of AIDS epidemic highlighted in insightful, inspirational read Ormond Beach, FL (Vocus/PRWEB) March 28, 2011 In a revealing memoir, one man recounts his role in revolutionizing AIDS care and pioneering one of the world’s first AIDS support organizations. In Delicate Courage, author Jim Geary brings readers a revealing memoir that chronicles his role in the development of the first HIV support group in San Francisco against the backdrop of his own integration of sexuality and...

2011-02-23 11:09:12

A new paper by George Mason University researchers shows that 'Climategate' undermined belief in global warming and possibly also trust in climate scientists among TV meteorologists in the United States, at least temporarily.

2009-05-30 15:28:03

England's Prince Harry spoke to children in Harlem Saturday before taking part in a charity polo match. The second son of Prince Charles and the late Princess Diana spent the morning at the Harlem Children's Zone, helping students study for a standardized test.

2009-05-13 08:10:00

Britain's Prince Harry is set to play in the Veuve Clicquot Manhattan Polo Classic in what will be his first formal visit to the United States.

2009-01-30 08:26:10

In their new online book, Berkeley environmental scientist John Harte and his wife, Mel, assert that solving global warming is critical, but it doesn't have to be painful

2008-07-15 18:00:29

Prince Harry would like to spend more time helping children in Africa. Britain's royal soldier-humanitarian was in the impoverished African kingdom of Lesotho recently to work with Sentebale - the charity he and Lesotho's Prince Seeiso founded in the memory of Harry's late mother, Princess Diana .

2008-07-13 09:00:24

By ERIC FEBER By Eric Feber The Virginian-Pilot It is the middle of a Chesapeake Public Schools summer class and teachers Jeannette Schuler, Arlene Martin and Jeffrey Pardue are exhorting their students in preparation for their "final exam.""C'mon , bounce!" the three yell in tandem at the 20 or so middle through high school students assembled across the Indian River High School stage.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.