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2014-04-16 12:23:49

Davids and Goliaths Find Common Ground, No Stones Thrown NEW YORK, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "How can clean energy startups successfully sell to large organizations?" is a question

2011-02-15 13:08:19

That human evolution follows a progressive trajectory is one of the most deeply-entrenched assumptions about our species.

2006-02-20 10:35:00

New Orleans courts are bracing for the annual Mardi Gras rush when hundreds are arrested for petty crimes, but this year's will strain a criminal justice system critics say has been pushed to crisis by Hurricane Katrina.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • 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'.