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2012-07-18 23:03:28

The Brockman Hall for Physics at Rice University, an award-winning research lab designed by KieranTimberlake, tackles the multiple challenges of a constrained site, humid climate, and complex

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In support of its green education and job training program, Saint-Gobain provides Grenite® Engineered Stone Countertops and green building expertise through its Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics

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Permalla Dental Care has been awarded the LEED® Green Building Certification.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.