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Ambitious Projects Being Reduced By Google
2011-11-23 10:11:33

Google announced yesterday on its corporate blog its third so-called "spring cleaning," stating that it will not continue to pursue seven ambitious projects, including one named "Renewable Energy Cheaper than Coal" (RE

2009-03-13 23:01:00

BestThinking.com launches on Einstein's birthday to bring together the world's best thinkers CARY, N.C., March 14 /PRNewswire/ -- BestThinking.com completes two years of development with a public launch on Albert Einstein's birthday.

2008-09-24 03:00:15

By Anonymous Google released its Knol product to the public in late July, after months of beta testing. The project is a site that hosts many knols (units of knowledge) written by "topic experts" about a variety of subjects.

2008-08-26 15:00:36

Share your knowledge or learn from others -- Knol it!Google Launches Knol in Arabic as one of the first languages worldwide 26/08/2008.

2008-08-26 15:00:36

Google is taking the wraps off an internet encyclopaedia designed to give people a chance to show off - and profit from - their expertise on any topic. The service, dubbed "Knol" in reference to a unit of knowledge, had been limited to an invitation-only audience of contributors and readers. .

2008-08-13 15:00:24

By GILES TURNBULL Google has launched Knol (www.knol.google.com), a new service aimed at people who want to share what they know. It's a bit like writing a new encyclopedia, except that anyone can chip in. And yes, it's a bit like www.wikipedia.com, but with more control.

2008-08-11 09:00:49

By Miguel Helft Type "buttermilk pancakes" into Google, and among the top three or four search results you will find a link to a recipe, complete with a photo of a scrumptious stack, from a site called Knol, which is owned by Google.

2008-08-01 06:00:19

By Anne Flippin Looking for a Web site with lots of pictures and videos of precious creatures? Try cuteoverload.com. We're talking kittens, puppies, gerbils, hamsters, chinchillas, baby panda bears, prairie dogs, hedgehogs, bunnies and anything else adorable, be it furry or not.

2008-08-01 00:03:20

By Steve Lawson AFTER eight months in the testing, Google have finally unveiled what they hope is a serious competitor to Wikipedia. The idea behind knol (http://knol.google.com/k#) is that users share their specialised knowledge ("knol" - geddit?) in a wiki format.

Word of the Day
  • 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'.