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Rice Landscapes Threatened In South East Asia
2012-07-09 15:00:22

Scientists raise concerns on the future sustainability of rice ecosystems in South East Asia - Threats are caused by global change but also by human mistakes and political neglect

2010-11-17 00:01:06

The online marketplace at Sosylan.com is offering Filipino entrepreneurs an opportunity promote their goods and services for free. Apart from the free ad space, Sosyalan.com is a thriving Filipino online community where members are given the chance to socialize with their fellow Pinoys.

2008-07-13 03:00:25

By William Loeffler, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 13--When Neil Diamond sang "Girl, You'll Be a Woman Soon" he was trying to fog up a few windows. Yet, this sentiment constitutes the raison d'etre for the debutante ball, bat mitzvah and the Hispanic quinceanera.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]