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penn museum ancient skeleton
2014-08-07 06:24:14

Anybody who has ever cleaned out a closet knows the feeling of finding some long-forgotten item, but scientists at the Penn Museum in Philadelphia have taken it to a next level – re-discovering a 6,500-year-old human skeleton that had been kept for decades in one of their own storage rooms.

Kindle HDX-family
2014-07-20 05:15:08

Call it Netflix for avid readers: Amazon has unveiled a new monthly subscription service that will allow members to have open access to a catalog of 600,000 Kindle e-books and “thousands” of audio books.

2014-04-04 23:25:06

The story of a world, where an exceptional young man named Tag has an incredible gift making him man’s only hope against an impending vicious Alien onslaught has been brought to life in a new

2014-04-03 12:26:26

Doyle New York Will Auction a Rare and Important Artifact from the Reign of Nebuchadnezzar II, the Babylonian King Who Destroyed Jerusalem's Temple of Solomon and Built Babylon's Hanging Gardens

2014-03-31 08:22:20

LITTLETON, Colo., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ur-Energy Inc. (TSX:URE, NYSE MKT:URG) ("Ur-Energy" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that James A.

2014-03-24 08:24:21

PARIS, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Amazon.com: the world's largest bookstore and literature's most powerful decision-maker.

2013-12-19 23:31:01

Career Confidential now has a Kindle version of Finding a Job Fast Using a 30-60-90 Day Plan that will help any job seeker on any career path, including white collar and sales careers.

2013-12-06 23:03:39

Findyourbestitem.com recommends the all new Kindle Fire HDX 7-inch Tablet during the Christmas Shopping Season 2013.


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Geologic Clock With Events And Periods
2012-10-22 14:17:38

The Archean (formerly Archaeozoic) is a geologic eon between the Hadean and Proterozoic eons. The Archean Eon begins at roughly 3.8 billion years ago (Ga) and ends at about 2.5 Ga. But unlike all other geological ages, which are based on stratigraphy, The Archean eon is defined chronometrically. The lower boundary of 3.8 Ga has also not been officially recognized by the International Commission on Stratigraphy. The name Archean is derived from the ancient Greek (Arkhe), meaning...

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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'.