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2012-09-24 22:19:53

Castrated men living in Korea centuries ago outlived other men by a significant margin.

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2008-10-10 14:15:00

A new three-dimensional recreation of Beijing’s renowned Forbidden City is allowing visitors to dress up as imperial eunuchs and greet courtesans from thousands of miles away.


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'.