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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
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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