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2014-07-29 23:11:57

Australia canceled its deeply unpopular carbon tax that has driven up costs for industry and consumers while doing nothing for the environment, say Friends of Science, citing media reports and

2014-03-27 00:22:09

Leading enterprises including Orica and the Australian Government adopt Technology Business Management. SYDNEY, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

2013-06-13 23:01:28

As part of the Federal Government’s Internet gateway consolidation program, Macquarie Telecom stroke a deal to serve one of the major Lead Agencies Gateways, the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries

Japanese Whale Hunt In The Southern Ocean Faces Opposition
2013-01-01 05:03:51

A battle is brewing over whaling in the Southern Ocean between Australia and Japan. Australia's Environment Minister, Tony Burke, has reiterated his government's strong opposition to Japan's "scientific whaling" program, dismissing claims that the expeditions have any scientific research merit.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • 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'.