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2013-02-28 16:22:53

In the March issue of GSA Today, seven scientists from six countries, led by Jan Zalasiewicz of the University of Leicester, propose a realignment of the terms "geochronology" and "chronostratigraphy" in an attempt to resolve the debate of whether units of the Geological Time Scale should have a single (time) or dual (time and time-rock) hierarchy. In their system, which retains both parallel sets of units, with an option to adopt one or other when appropriate, geochronology refers to all...

2011-02-28 05:00:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a show of support for U.S. military families, Stage stores are now selling a patriotic-themed, reusable shopping tote with all proceeds benefitting Operation Homefront, a national organization providing emergency financial assistance and other vital support services to the families of U.S. soldiers. Beginning Feb. 16, customers can purchase the shopping tote at any Stage store for $5.00 and 100% of the funds are donated to the charity....

2008-07-31 18:00:33

By ERIN COX Staff Writer The new local theatre group Standing O Productions is high on ambition and, so far, mediocre on delivery. The group's Friday night's debut of "On The Twentieth Century" offered delightful scenes and a smattering of captivating actors. Disappointingly, it also offered a disjointed performance that yanked the audience back into reality just as we began to suspend belief and buy into the fantasy of the production. It was a tease that showed the troupe's...

2008-07-25 09:00:51

By Rebecca Palmer Deseret News SANDY -- Architect Russell Platt's designs for the Proscenium theater complex were inspired by his art-loving family and his daily runs in the mountains of the Wasatch Front. The undulating curves of the proposed three glass towers are a tribute to the majesty of water-carved granite found in Utah's peaks, he said. And "green" elements such as walkability, high density, a garden atop one roof and wind-powered turbines disguised as sculptural elements will...


Word of the Day
snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.