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2014-04-21 23:02:25

In a report issued today, Corporate Campaign, Inc. (CCI) charges that, "The case of Coca-Cola, is a prime example of how the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) movement has been co-opted by the very corporations whose harmful policies and practices the movement is trying to monitor and reform.” The report, an open letter to the Calvert Group and the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR), makes public CCI's response to their designation of Coca-Cola as...

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2011-01-26 09:38:12

One thousand flight hours might not sound like a lot of time on an airplane, but for a NASA remote-sensing instrument, it's a milestone. The High Spectral Resolution Lidar (HSRL) has flown 1,023.5 hours to be exact, on the King Air B-200 based at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va. Since it was first integrated aboard on Dec. 23 of 2005, the instrument has been winging around the U.S. and beyond, taking atmospheric data. "The HSRL instrument has operated all over the continental...

2009-04-11 09:58:38

A prominent U.S. chemist who pronounced the Turin Shroud a fake came to believe it could have been the burial cloth of Jesus, a television documentary says. Ray Rogers, a chemist from the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, helped lead the Shroud of Turin Research Project in 1988. Radio carbon-dating conducted in 1988 on threads of the shroud dated the making of the cloth to hundreds of years after the death of Jesus. Those threads, however, proved to be part of a repair made to...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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