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Terra Nova Ship That Carried Ill-Fated 1912 Antarctic Expedition Led By Captain Robert Scott Found Sunk Off Greenland
2012-08-16 15:15:12

More than a hundred years after Captain Robert F. Scott’s doomed expedition to the Antarctic Circle and the South Pole, his ship, the SS Terra Nova, has been discovered sunk off the coast of Greenland.

Lost Century-Old Report On Penguin Sexuality Published
2012-06-11 04:04:03

A previously unreleased study detailing the lewd and lascivious sexual behaviors of penguins, compiled during Captain Robert Scott's South Pole in the early 1900s, has finally been published after being suppressed for nearly a century because of explicit content.

2011-11-09 16:00:00

SpyDialer.com has launched a new free website that lets users eavesdrop on the outgoing voicemail message of cell phones to learn who the user of the phone is.

2008-08-24 00:00:28

Russia's biggest steelmaker plans to buy fast-growing PBS Coals, which counts the Quecreek Mine among its operations in Somerset County. OAO Severstal of Cherepovets, Russia, said Friday it will acquire PBS for $1.3 billion to supply its U.S. operations with coking coal.

2008-08-06 12:00:48

By Terrence Stutz, The Dallas Morning News Aug. 6--AUSTIN -- A leading state teacher group filed suit Tuesday against the Texas Education Agency, seeking to block the distribution of state funds to three nonprofit corporations selected to run student dropout programs.

2008-08-02 03:00:26

By Ericka Mellon, Houston Chronicle Aug. 1--Higher test scores helped more Texas schools and districts earn top academic ratings this year, but hundreds were spared lower marks thanks to special breaks granted by the Texas Education Agency, according to data released Friday.

2008-08-01 03:00:29

By Eva-Marie Ayala and Diane Smith, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Aug.

2008-07-28 09:01:26

By Terrence Stutz, The Dallas Morning News Jul. 28--AUSTIN -- Fixing the worst schools in Texas is about to get harder.

2008-07-24 03:00:52

By Ericka Mellon, Houston Chronicle Jul. 24--For the second year in a row, Texas schools with high dropout rates will escape landing on the state's dreaded unacceptable list thanks to a free pass from state Education Commissioner Robert Scott.


Word of the Day
abactinal
  • Pertaining to the surface or end opposite to the mouth in a radiate animal.
The word 'abactinal' comes from a Greek root meaning 'ray' and a Latin prefix meaning 'away'.
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