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2009-12-15 10:30:00

The northern coastline of Alaska midway between Point Barrow and Prudhoe Bay is eroding by up to one-third the length of a football field annually because of a "triple whammy" of declining sea ice, warming seawater and increased wave activity.

2004-11-26 15:00:12

TOO many papers plus not enough students equals decline -- that's why Massey University's College of Sciences is planning to shed 60 of its 600 staff next year. College of Sciences pro vice-chancellor Robert Anderson's paper on why the jobs have to go is now being considered by staff.


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'.