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2010-10-31 08:20:00

An Indian mission leader said Saturday that the country will have its first scientific expedition to the South Pole on Monday to analyze environmental changes in the frozen continent over the past 1,000 years.

2010-04-08 11:35:00

SAN FRANCISCO, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Maitri San Francisco (www.maitrisf.org), the only AIDS-specific residential care facility in the San Francisco Bay Area, has announced its signature gala and auction, BLISS 2010.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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