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2010-02-24 06:40:00

KAUKAUNA, Wis., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- In his new science fiction novel, "The Manifest Destiny: Operation: Clean Slate" (published by iUniverse), masterful author Joshua Thomas Mischler transports readers to a future alternate Earth, where invisible dimensional portals exist that allow beings from other worlds to visit and a diabolical plot threatens the very existence of the human race. In this parallel world, a private intelligence organization created a device known as the...

2005-08-11 06:58:12

By Paul Majendie EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Five weeks after the London bombings, performers at the Edinburgh Fringe faced a stark choice -- should the topic of terrorism be out of bounds at the world's largest arts festival? Judging by the theme's prevalence on hundreds of often tiny stages across the city, it appears that comedians, composers and playwrights decided it would be self-censorship to duck the issue, and audiences have backed them at the box office. But one comic at least was...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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