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2014-05-06 12:28:10

BOSTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- June 17 deadline for one-page applications promoting gender equality in academia and capacity building in developing world libraries The Elsevier Foundation [http://www.elsevierfoundation.org ] is seeking new grant proposals for the 2014 New Scholars [http://www.elsevierfoundation.org/new-scholars ] and Innovative Libraries in Developing Countries [http://www.elsevierfoundation.org/innovative-libraries ]...

Word of the Day
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.