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2012-06-28 23:00:59

For the very first time, a podcast is being broadcast from an active war zone that gives a voice to the soldiers and civilians fighting to keep peace. This popular podcast will present a special 4th of July show entitled Operation: Foreign and Domestic. Afghanistan (PRWEB) June 28, 2012 This groundbreaking podcast program "Inside the Wire Live from Afghanistan with J.C. Rademas” discusses living in Afghanistan with a wide range of civilian and military guests. These are live...

2012-05-21 20:00:45

Modern day soldiers who mutilate enemy corpses or take body-parts as trophies are usually thought to be suffering from the extreme stresses of battle. But, research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) shows that this sort of misconduct has most often been carried out by fighters who viewed the enemy as racially different from themselves and used images of the hunt to describe their actions. "The roots of this behavior lie not in individual psychological disorders,"...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • 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.
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