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Researchers Propose New 12-Month Calendar
2011-12-28 05:57:19

Researchers at John Hopkins University have come up with a new, simpler 12-month calendar. The team used computer programs and mathematical formulas to create the new calendar in which each new 12-month period is identical to the one before. Under the new calendar, if Christmas fell on a Sunday in 2012, it would also fall on a Sunday in 2013, 2014 and beyond. Also, the months September, March, June and December would have 31 days, while the rest would have 30. "Our plan offers a...

2005-07-08 06:16:46

By Chris Marlowe LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor is inviting fans to download his band's new single, "Only," and to remix or alter it any way they choose. He did a similar experiment with NIN's previous single, "The Hand That Feeds," limited to Apple's Garageband audio format. "I've enjoyed and cringed at what you've done with my song," Reznor said in a message on http://www.NIN.com. "Thank you (I think)." This time he has opened it up to both Mac...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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