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2010-04-30 09:20:19

The sharp turns, ups and downs, and high speeds of today's roller coasters bring a lot of thrills, but if you're not careful, the ride could also cause damage to your ears.

2006-07-17 14:08:24

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Severe headaches that develop during airplane travel appear to be the result of rapid changes in pressure, rather than the high altitude or other causes. Drs. M. S. Berilgen and B.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.