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2012-07-15 23:01:46

Having a proper set of nail art brush is important for nail care. Eastern nail art brushes are specifically designed as implements for nail art. (PRWEB) July 15, 2012 Having a proper set of nail art brush is important for nail beauty. Eastern nail art brushes are specifically designed as implements for nail art. Their unique shape and texture makes them perfect for this task. Easy to clean and maintain, they can be washed using plain water when using water based colors or in nail polish...

Earliest Known Pottery Found In Chinese Cave
2012-06-29 08:39:58

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A team of US archaeologists confirmed Thursday that pottery unearthed in a Chinese cave during the 1960s and 1990s are among the oldest fragments of this type ever discovered, pushing back the invention of pottery some ten thousand years. Publishing the findings in the journal Science, the archaeological team said the fragments appear to be from a large bowl found in Xianrendong Cave, Jiangxi Province, and are roughly 20,000 years...

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2012-03-12 06:48:24

Chemists from the University of Texas at Austin have developed a new origami-inspired paper sensor that can reportedly test for malaria, HIV, and other diseases and costs less than a dime per unit. According to Gizmag reporter Ben Coxworth, the device is known as the origami Paper Analytical Device (oPAD) and was invented by university researchers Hong Liu and Richard Crooks. The oPAD is folded together by the user and was inspired by both the traditional Japanese art of paper folding and...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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