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Study Finds Twist To The Story Of The Number Line
2012-04-26 10:15:48

Yupno of Papua New Guinea provide clues to the concept's origins – and suggest familiar notion of time may not be straightforward, either

2006-02-24 16:50:02

By Helen Popper ORURO, Bolivia (Reuters) - Every day, miners in the Bolivian city of Oruro emerge from the underground gloom with dusty, grimy faces. On Friday, they emerged dressed in ceremonial ponchos, their faces smeared with the blood of sacrificed llamas.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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