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2010-07-03 08:25:00

A letter written by famed 19th century explorer David Livingstone, which has been illegible for nearly 140 years, has finally been deciphered, a British university said Friday. The letter was written by the explorer who told of his despair at ever leaving Africa alive. The deciphering of the letter, using state of the art imaging techniques, helped researchers paint a picture of a man traditionally labeled as a bold Victorian hero, revealing the self-doubt that plagued the explorer in...

2010-04-14 23:01:00

New Pew-Templeton Survey of 19 African Nations Finds Signs of Tolerance and Tensions Between the Faiths WASHINGTON, April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The vast majority of people in many sub-Saharan African nations are deeply committed to one or the other of the world's two largest religions, Christianity and Islam, and yet many continue to practice elements of traditional African religions. Most people support democracy and say it is a good thing that people from other religions are able...

2009-12-03 06:45:00

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- "Saving America" by Adel N. Shenouda, M.D. with Frank Sanello. If you fancy yourself as an ultra conservative American, with both feet firmly planted in the religious right's destructive dogma, then "Saving America" won't be your cup of tea (even though the book's bitter taste of truth may be the elixir you so desperately need). That said, the rest of us will view the contents of this step-by-step "field guide" for change and collective prosperity...

2008-08-28 06:00:36

By Sophia Kazmi DUBLIN -- A Nigeria-based Pentecostal church will soon have a branch in Dublin. Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries got approval from the Planning Commission this week to operate a church in a commercial suite on Dublin Boulevard near Silvergate Drive. The Dublin congregation will be small -- about 20 adults and 15 children -- and will be using a 1,900-square-foot office suite. But the mother church is huge. Its Web site claims that more than 200,000 people have...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.