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Noah's Flood Evidence Detailed By Robert Ballard
2012-12-12 06:58:33

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It is one of the oldest stories in the human pantheon, and one of the first any child learns at church. Noah and his great Ark, saving two of every animal from a world destroying flood. Now, Robert Ballard, one of the world's most famous underwater explorers, has set his sights on proving the existence of this flood. Ballard, the archaeologist who discovered the Titanic using a robotic submersible equipped with remote-controlled...

2006-04-10 21:48:35

By Reed Stevenson SCHAGEN, Netherlands (Reuters) - It seems appropriate that Johan Huibers is building a modern version of Noah's Ark in the Netherlands, where two-thirds of the land would be under water were it not for dikes and levees holding back the North Sea. The 47-year-old Christian is pouring his time and energy into recreating a ready-to-sail replica of the ship mentioned in the Bible. However, he is counting not on 40 days and 40 nights of rain, but on floods of children...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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