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2009-06-24 15:36:32

In the mating world of yellow dung flies, large, brawny males almost always get the girl. However, a new study suggests that smaller males rule if presented with an opportunity to woo females when they are not hanging out on cow dung.

2009-03-02 18:50:41

More than 100 people gathered in Golden, Colo., to mark the 163rd birthday of William Buffalo Bill Cody with buffalo chip tossing and other events. Revelers gathered Sunday at the Buffalo Bill Museum on Lookout Mountain to celebrate the birthday of Cody, who served as a head of scouts for the Army and a Pony Express rider before finding fame with his touring Wild West Show, The Denver Post reported Monday. The event included cake, ice cream and a buffalo chip tossing contest, with the winners...

2008-08-13 00:00:20

Move over horse power, cow power could be the next big thing! The California State Fair today announced that the event will host the first known amusement ride powered entirely by cow manure.


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'.