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2010-04-06 02:28:00

LOS ANGELES, April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Armchair Revolutionary (ArmRev.Org) today launched the world's first website that combines social gaming and social activism for supporting innovative science and technology projects (http://www.armrev.org). The site is also the first to offer the public the opportunity to help micro-finance for-profit social ventures through its integration with leading virtual economy platform Live Gamer. One key feature is dramatically reduced transaction...

2009-04-15 17:00:02

A British book dealer accused of stealing a Shakespeare first edition arrived in court dressed as Argentine Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara. Raymond Scott, 52, faces six charges of theft and handling stolen goods after he allegedly stole the 1623 collection of William Shakespeare's works, valued at $4.5 million, from Durham University, The Sun reported Wednesday. He arrived in Consett Magistrates' Court with three women and a bodyguard who were also dressed as revolutionaries. The Sun said...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'