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2014-01-10 16:21:48

A new young adult paranormal novel bridges the ancient and modern with time-traveling adventure and romance. WORTHINGTON, Ohio, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- B. Kristin McMichael, the best-selling teen fiction author of The Blue Eyes Trilogy and To Stand Beside Her, is pleased to announce the release of her latest novel, "Carnelian". Carnelian is the first book in "The Chalcedony Chronicles", a new series of time-traveling paranormal stories that bring a breath of fresh air to...

2009-09-25 18:20:47

Experts said a 2,300-year-old gem discovered in Israel by a Philadelphia archaeological student has been identified as a semiprecious carnelian gemstone. Megan Webb, 28, who spent her summer in a field program through the University of Washington Tel Dor Archaeological Excavations and Field School, discovered the stone when she traveled with about 24 students in July to an ancient Phoenician seaport on the coast. I was digging within the Hellenistic walls, and working on the techniques that...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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