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2011-05-31 05:45:00

Officials at PBS Television said hackers broke into the network's website and posted a phony story about deceased rapper Tupac Shakur. The fake posting claimed Tupac was alive and well and living in New Zealand, and the group that claimed responsibility for the attack complained about a recent "Frontline" news report on WikiLeaks that aired on the public station. The posting, which was put on the site sometime Sunday, was removed by Monday morning, according to PBS officials. PBS vice...

2011-05-18 09:26:00

"YOU TALK TO ENDEAVOUR" - the EXCLUSIVE LIVE interview moderated by NEWSHOUR Science Correspondent Miles O'Brien using questions submitted by the public, is scheduled for Thursday, May 19 at 6 a.m. ET* Project is a collaboration between PBS NEWSHOUR, Google and YouTube ARLINGTON, Va., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After several delays, the space shuttle Endeavour blasted into space Monday on its final mission, the second-to-last of NASA's shuttle program. On Thursday, May 19 at...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.