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2012-05-04 23:02:16

The Tabü Duo is the first passive, capacitive iPad stylus to truly mimic a traditional pencil, complete with a small tip for writing or drawing and a larger tip for erasing.

2011-08-04 09:00:00

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2011-05-20 11:43:00

NEW YORK, May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eighty-three students in third through fifth grades at four New York City elementary school are now published authors. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100907/SCHOLASTICLOGO ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110520/NY06203LOGO ) Through a unique project conducted by Scholastic Book Clubs with four New York City elementary schools, the students learned the ins and outs of the publishing world this school year - and now they can say...

2010-12-10 14:52:44

IKEA pencils are better at marking out cuts in the bone for facial and head surgery than traditional felt tipped pens.

2010-08-31 11:03:00

TORRANCE, Calif., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2010-2011 school year is now in session.


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2010-09-16 16:05:54

A pencil, containing a solid pigment core within a protective casing, is a common writing implement or art medium. Having a case keeps the pigment from breaking as well as from marking the user's hand. Pencils differ from pens because they leave marks by physical abrasion rather than staining the paper. The pigment leaves behind a trail of material that adheres to the sheet of paper or other writing surface. Cores are usually made of graphite mixed with clay to bind it. Graphite is durable...

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abactinal
  • Pertaining to the surface or end opposite to the mouth in a radiate animal.
The word 'abactinal' comes from a Greek root meaning 'ray' and a Latin prefix meaning 'away'.
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