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2012-06-27 18:33:47

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com There´s a popular saying which can explain many a difficult situation. To paraphrase, “Stuff rolls downhill.” Take, for instance, the latest scandal involving an Atlanta Apple Store and a local student and Iran. For reasons far beyond my understanding or pay grade, Iran and the U.S. do not have the best of relations. As such, the US will not trade with Iran, Cuba, North Korea, Sudan or Syria. These large governments, run by powerful...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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