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2009-11-08 06:00:00

A Chinese scholar condemned during the Cultural Revolution for moving a unique compilation of mushrooms out of China was celebrated on Saturday when his extraordinary collection finally came home.

2009-05-06 19:49:35

Madame Tussauds Hong Kong has marked the 14th anniversary of Teresa Teng's death by dressing the singer's wax figure in a new cheongsam. Chang-fu Teng, Teresa's brother, and models dressed in her signature style, were at Madame Tussauds for Wednesday's unveiling of the well-known Teresa statue in its new costume -- a spectacular white sequin frock with pink butterflies, which was based on the original cheongsam Teresa wore during her 1977 concert tour of Japan. We are honored to be able to...


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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