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Brown Widow Spiders Becoming More Prevalent In California
2012-07-03 05:27:20

Brown widow spiders are considerably new to North America. However, they have been so successful that they may be displacing native black widow spiders.

2007-11-22 06:00:24

By Sternadori, Miglena Mantcheva The Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the war on Iraq and the frequent ethnic conflicts around the world have spurred many news stories about Islam and religious fanaticism.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.