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2012-08-20 23:04:01

TheSaneParty.com has just announced that its founder, Kenneth Shipman, has released a book of essays that provides a ground-breaking, simple way of looking at the Constitution that makes both

2012-07-16 11:18:51

Far from processing every word we read or hear, our brains often do not even notice key words that can change the whole meaning of a sentence.

2012-06-21 23:01:33

In response to high demand, the Boston-based test preparation website launches a free question bank packed with 200 analogy practice questions geared to students applying to graduate programs.

2012-06-20 11:22:00

This is the first suggestion of a heritable abnormality in otherwise healthy humans, and this has important implications for our understanding of the genetic basis of cognition.


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'.