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2011-05-24 12:32:00

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With the Nuclear Cowboyz Freestyle Chaos Tour ending their 2011 run last April, few riders have managed to impress the crowds quite like BTO Sports rider Adam Jones. Jones, known for creating such tricks as the Cordova flip, Corpse flip, Shaolin flip, and Stripper flip, completed sets of synchronized routines and tricks with his Nuclear Cowboyz teammates. The Nuclear Cowboyz Tour is a large event in the motocross circuit that couples...

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2011-05-10 09:32:28

Research paves the way for new methods to identify promising species in the wild An international team of researchers led by scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego has deciphered the genome of a tropical marine organism known to produce substances potentially useful against human diseases. Tiny photosynthetic microorganisms called cyanobacteria are some of the oldest forms of life on the planet. At times their emergence as toxic blooms causes a threat to humans and...

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2010-03-17 13:25:00

Male pipefishes and their seahorse cousins are the only males that actually become pregnant and give birth, but pipefishes likely will never win any Father of The Year awards "“ their attitude towards their offspring can range from total love to total neglect, according to new findings from Texas A&M University researchers. Kim Paczolt and Adam Jones, researchers in the Department of Biology, found that the male pipefish can be a nurturing father as it tends its young before giving...

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2009-09-08 15:33:16

Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones went on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday and pitcher Brad Bergesen was put on the 60-day DL. Baltimore also called up five players from Class AAA Norfolk. Jones, who has a sprained left ankle, has a .277 batting average with 19 homers and 70 RBI in 119 games. The club made his DL designation retroactive to Sept. 2. Bergesen, who has a contusion on his left shin, was 7-5 with a 3.43 earned-run average in 19 starts. The Orioles also transferred...

2009-08-02 17:09:15

Boston's Victor Martinez drove in four runs and the Red Sox produced 23 hits Sunday, overpowering the Baltimore Orioles 18-10. Martinez batted 5-for-6, Mike Lowell and J.D. Drew each drove in three runs, and John Reddick homered in Boston's fourth straight win. Reliever Manny Delcarmen (4-2) picked up the win, allowing a hit and two runs in 1 2/3 innings. Adam Jones homered and drove in three runs, Nick Markakis added three RBI and Ty Wiggington slugged a two-run home run for the Orioles,...

2009-07-29 22:50:26

Adam Jones and Nick Markakis both had three RBI Wednesday, powering Baltimore to just its second win in nine games -- a 7-3 decision over Kansas City. Jones hit a two-run shot in the first inning, his third homer in as many games, but the Orioles faced a 3-2 deficit going into the seventh. After Cesar Izturis and Brian Roberts walked off reliever Robinson Tejeda (1-1) to start the seventh, Jones doubled home Izturis to forge a 3-3 tie. A single by Markakis delivered both Roberts and Jones for...

2009-07-08 20:20:55

Ty Wigginton put Baltimore in front with a two-run single during a five-run ninth inning Wednesday, rallying the Orioles to a 5-3 victory over Seattle. Seattle's David Aardsma (2-3) came on in the ninth to protect a 3-0 advantage and gave up the lead before he could record an out. Two errors by Mariners second baseman Jose Lopez made two of the ninth-inning runs unearned. Melvin Mora opened the inning with a double, Gregg Zaun walked and Oscar Salazar singled to load the bases. Adam Jones...

2009-06-17 21:58:13

Aubrey Huff put Baltimore in front with a two-run homer in the seventh inning Wednesday and the Orioles held on to down the New York Mets 6-4. The Mets scored twice in the sixth to tie the score, but Baltimore produced the decisive runs one inning later against reliever Pedro Feliciano (2-2). Bobby Parnell opened the seventh and struck out Adam Jones. Feliciano then came on and gave up a single to Nick Markakis before surrendering Huff's ninth homer of the season. Huff also singled in a run...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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