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2015-05-18 23:03:11

To encourage openness in research and the teaching of best practices in social science, the Berkeley Initiative for Transparency in the Social Sciences (BITSS) - an initiative of the Center for

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The Human Talent Network, a talent website aimed at providing engaging news, commentary, and opinion on issues of talent, human resources, industrial psychology, and social psychology amongst

2013-07-03 23:22:49

The renown Sciences Social Network ScienceIndex.com has just added the Literature and the Philosophy Sciences to its Society category.

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ScienceIndex.com has just added the Law & Crime and the Linguistics Sciences to its Society category.


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'.