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2014-03-05 23:21:26

Library opens Panama Canal exhibition April 8; announces year-long centennial programs and lecture series, including Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian David McCullough.

2014-01-29 08:22:21

Sizable video wall enables high visibility of ships crossing busy channel NORTH CANTON, Ohio, Jan.

New Evidence Sponge Effect Tropical Forests
2013-12-18 15:31:48

New research on tropical forests is adding more evidence to a controversial phenomenon known as the 'sponge effect.'


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.