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2011-05-16 08:45:00

From records to boom boxes to CDs and iPods, music has long been part of the lifeblood of being a teenager - learning math and science in class is not always such a priority.

2011-05-16 07:08:37

The Taliban is now fighting their war through microblogging site Twitter.

2011-05-13 13:45:00

WASHINGTON, May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Dance Institute (ADI) is thrilled to be presenting the Washington DC area premiere of Doug Elkins' "Fraulein Maria," a brilliantly choreographed, and hilarious deconstruction of the Rodgers & Hammerstein classic "The Sound of Music." "Fraulein Maria" is a gender-bending, tour-de-force comedy that began as a love letter to Elkins' children, on a tiny stage at Joe's Pub at New York's Public Theater, and is now a bona fide family...

2011-05-13 03:11:59

Scientists have known for two decades that sulfur compounds that are produced by bacterioplankton as they consume decaying algae in the ocean cycle through two paths.

2011-05-12 11:03:17

Extraction of the Sprint Fidelis lead (Medtronic) can be safely performed in an experienced large volume center.

2011-05-12 08:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tupperware Brands Corporation is re-launching its "Chain of Confidence" (COC) Facebook page today at www.facebook.com/chainofconfidence, providing an online forum where visitors can share stories, get advice from others and form bonds with like-minded women around the world.

2011-05-11 08:23:04

Debate about how to replace Seattle's deteriorating waterfront highway has centered on uncertainties in the project's price tag.

2011-05-09 20:51:29

People who read vivid print advertisements for fictitious products actually come to believe they've tried those products.

2011-05-09 13:18:06

Green roofs like the one atop a Con Edison building in Long Island City, Queens can be a cost-effective way to keep water from running into sewer systems and causing overflows, Columbia University researchers have found.

2011-05-09 09:00:00

LOS ANGELES, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Platinum Studios, Inc. (OTCBB: PDOS), an entertainment company that controls an international library of more than 5,000 comic book characters which it adapts, produces and licenses for all forms of media, has licensed its top-selling "Cowboys & Aliens" graphic novel to Gameloft, a leading global publisher of digital and social games, to produce the video game.

Word of the Day
  • 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'.