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2009-01-22 15:14:30

A race to the South Pole has been something of a replay of the first historic one, with a Norwegian team defeating a British team. Rune Malterud and Stian Aker of Team Missing Link, both members of the Norwegian military, finished the race Wednesday, the Daily Telegraph reported.

2008-11-24 19:00:54

TV presenter Ben Fogle is battling a flesh-eating bug and may not be able to take a trip to the South Pole as planned next month, The Times of London said. Fogle, 35, contracted the potentially fatal parasitic disease leishmaniasis while shooting his adventure series Extreme Dreams in the Peruvian jungle.


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'.