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World's Greatest Minds Answer: 'What's Your Favorite Theory?'
2012-01-18 05:48:29

At the beginning of each year, master of ceremonies for the science website Edge.org John Brockman asks his cadre of world-renowned thinkers to reply to a single question of eminent significance.

2011-03-31 01:57:15

Researchers at the University of British Columbia and Union College (Schenectady, N.Y.) have found that people's death anxiety can influence them to support theories of intelligent design and reject evolutionary theory.

2010-06-04 13:52:00

WHEAT RIDGE, Colo., June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sun River Energy, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SNRV) is pleased to announce the addition of Jason Dawkins, Senior Vice President of Energy for Yorkville Advisors, LLC, Denver, CO, to the Company's Advisory Board effective June 1, 2010.

2009-11-24 09:25:00

150th Anniversary of Origin of Species TODAY LOS ANGELES, Nov.

2009-11-19 09:15:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 1,200 Christians across the nation gave away 170,000 copies Charles Darwin's The Origin of Species at 100 of America's top universities, yesterday, in honor of the book's 150th anniversary.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.