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2012-12-07 18:23:38

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online As the East coast was battered by Superstorm Sandy during late October and early November, many in the area used their cell phones to keep in touch with one another. Although this is common, there were some uncommon methods used to reach emergency services. With the voice lines stretched thin, some were able to get the help they needed by Tweeting to their local emergency officials. This is just one example of the...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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