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Alda Issues Challenge To Explain Flames To Grade Schoolers
2012-03-25 05:04:51

An ongoing contest at the Stony Brook University School of Journalism's Center for Communicating Science is seeking entries that explain exactly what a flame is in such a way that older grade-school children can grasp the concept and understand just what the process is all about. The contest, which was the brainchild of actor, writer, and Center for Communicating Science board member Alan Alda, runs through April 2 and is an attempt to make science "more approachable," Center director...

2011-01-31 11:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Media Group's (CMG) Jane Williams is the new Publisher for the Austin American-Statesman and The Statesman Co., Austin's leading media business, which publishes newspapers and websites and also acts as a regional commercial printer and distribution company. Williams, who most recently was CMG's Vice President of Sales, replaces Michael Vivio who became President of the company's Tampa-based Valpak earlier this month. (Photo:...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.