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2012-08-13 21:48:17

West of Spitsbergen methane gas is effervescing out of the seabed.

2012-04-16 21:51:42

From Reykjavik to Thessaloniki, pollen levels are on the increase.


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'.