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2009-09-04 22:31:15

Jeff Sluman birdied three of the first four holes on the back nine Friday and shot a 7-under par 65 to lead after one round of the Wal- Mart First Tee Open. Sluman played his first round at the Del Monte Golf Club, which is one of two courses hosting this event. The other is the famed Pebble Beach Golf Links. Loren Roberts shared second place with Olin Browne at 66. Mark O'Meara and Tom Kite were both at 67. O'Meara was the only player among the Top 5 to play his first round at Pebble Beach....

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2008-11-14 08:00:00

According to researchers, a wide-hipped Homo erectus fossil found in Ethiopia suggests that females of the pre-human species gave birth to developed babies with large heads. The finding leads some researchers to believe that helpless babies came along late in human evolution. "We could look at this pelvis and then, using a series of measurements, we can calculate ... how big the baby's head could be at birth," said Scott Simpson, a paleontologist at Case Western Reserve University. Simpson...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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