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Dr. Seuss, Alvin Ailey Among Names Selected For 23 Mercury Craters
2012-04-27 03:08:38

The International Astronomical Union (IAU) recently approved a proposal from the MESSENGER Science Team to assign 23 new names to impact craters on Mercury.

2006-08-12 15:33:46

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Evgeni Malkin, the Pittsburgh Penguins' number one pick in 2004, has fled from his Russian club Metallurg Magnitogorsk days after agreeing a new contract, local media reported on Saturday.

2006-01-18 20:37:56

By Gennady Fyodorov MOSCOW (Reuters) - Ever since his parents took him to CSKA Moscow's ice hockey school at the age of six, Pavel Bure has had an Olympic dream.

2006-01-18 20:40:06

By Gennady Fyodorov MOSCOW (Reuters) - Ever since his parents took him to CSKA Moscow's ice hockey school at the age of six, Pavel Bure has had an Olympic dream.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.