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2011-12-27 08:44:39

The recent discovery of a pendant at the Irikaitz archaeological site in Zestoa (in the Basque province of Gipuzkoa) has given rise to intense debate: it may be as old as 25,000 years, which would make it the oldest found to date at open-air excavations throughout the whole of the Iberian Peninsula.

2011-11-16 08:00:00

aecKnowledge and the AIA California Council (AIACC) release the first three keynote lectures in a series of eight filmed at the 2011 Monterey Design Conference held at the historic Asilomar Conference

2011-07-08 14:19:02

Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) are organic compounds that can be highly contaminant.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.