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2010-09-30 06:10:00

Hands-on science kits that are produced to get kids excited about science could have an unclear future as debates arise on the safety of the kits, according to the Associated Press (AP). The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has been caught up in deliberation for weeks as it writes up guidelines on what makes a product safe for children, and which products need to undergo stricter safety testing as part of a 2008 law. The debate has included the classroom science kits and some of...

Word of the Day
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'