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2011-04-20 09:48:16

Earth has 657 more barrier islands than previously thought, according to a new global survey by researchers from Duke University and Meredith College.

2010-08-09 09:15:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Borders® is calling all kids to party like Ook and Gluk, the zany caveboy characters in Dav Pilkey's upcoming book, "The Adventures of Ook and Gluk: Kung-fu Cavemen from the Future." Borders will host free Ook and Gluk-themed parties Saturday, Aug.

2007-08-13 12:20:33

By Lindell Kay, The Daily News, Jacksonville, N.C. Aug. 13--NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH -- Considered a beach erosion expert by some and a beach nourishment opponent by others, retired Duke University professor Orrin Pilkey will be speaking in North Topsail Beach on Tuesday.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • 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'.