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Electronic Waste Management Efforts Are Not Doing Enough To Protect Our Children: Expert
2013-09-16 04:16:02

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online While much of the world is still buzzing about the announcement of the sixth-generation iPhone last week , some experts are more concerned about what will happen to its predecessors – and what impact they could have on the health of the world’s children in the years ahead. In a keynote address scheduled to be presented Monday morning at the CleanUp 2013 scientific contamination conference in Melbourne, professor Ming Hung Wong...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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