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2010-07-01 06:00:00

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame has announced a weeklong "Celebration of Basketball" festival leading up to Enshrinement 2010, scheduled Saturday, August 7 through Saturday, August 14, 2010. This year's enshrinement will include the largest number of Hall of Famers to ever be assembled in Springfield, MA. The sport of basketball will call Springfield home as this world premiere basketball event stages celebrations and attractions...

2008-08-29 06:00:25

By Emily Pykett SCOTTISH scientists have discovered a chink in the armour of bacteria, which could help win the battle against hospital superbugs and other debilitating conditions. The breakthrough comes after years of research by teams of "structural studies" academics at St Andrews University and molecular experts at Aberdeen University. It is believed the discovery could pave the way for new chemicals able to combat potentially deadly bugs such as E coli, MRSA and C difficile....


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2010-12-01 22:22:27

Basketball, a team sport, is a game where two teams of five try to score by shooting a ball through the top of a hoop. It is one of the most popular sports in the world. The hoop is 18 inches in diameter and 10 feet high mounted to a backboard. Field goals score two points or three points if they score outside of the three-point line. The winner is the team with the most points at the end of the game; if there is a tie then the game goes into overtime. If any rules are broken they are...

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Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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