Sunday, October 16, 2005

Lead Poisoning

In the home, the main sources of lead are usually lead-based paint and drinking water carried through lead pipes; lead-based paints are especially harmful to children who chew on painted toys and furnishings and eat paint peelings

Monday, August 08, 2005


Tigray contains the core of the ancient Aksumite kingdom and the

Wednesday, July 27, 2005


Town in the län (county) of Stockholm, southeastern Sweden, on the Södertörn peninsula of the landskap (province) of Södermanland. A southeastern suburb of Stockholm, it developed into a residential and industrial area with the coming of the railroad in 1893, and in 1949 was incorporated as a town. Leading industries include chemical technology, flour milling, and the manufacture

Tuesday, July 26, 2005

Milles, Carl

In 1902, during student years in Paris, Milles won recognition through the competition for

Saturday, July 23, 2005

Aquinas, Thomas, Saint

Escape from the feudal world, rapid commitment

Wednesday, July 06, 2005

Anderson, Poul William

American science-fiction writer (b. Nov. 25, 1926, Bristol, Pa.—d. July 31, 2001, Orinda, Calif.), was the prolific author of more than 100 books of science fiction and fantasy. Over a period of about half a century, he tapped his knowledge of both science and Scandinavian folklore and mythology to create powerfully imaginative depictions of the future, writing in such varied styles as farce, adventure

Thursday, June 30, 2005

Saranac Lake

Saranac Lake lies 8 miles (13 km) northwest of Lake Placid. It originated in 1819 as a lumber community and became an early rendezvous for mountain guides. The name, from the