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Will Climate Change Make The East Antarctic Ice Sheet More Vulnerable?
2013-08-29 05:41:31

New research from Durham University reveals the world’s largest ice sheet could be more vulnerable to the effects of climate change than previously thought.

2008-12-05 14:26:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Vivendi Entertainment (VE) has acquired theatrical distribution rights for "Boogie Town," a mainstream, hip hop dance film. The distribution agreement also covers television, home video, internet/digital and mobile rights.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.