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Sarah Yang, UC Berkeley A photo is worth a thousand words, but what if the image could also represent thousands of other images? New software developed by UC Berkeley computer scientists seeks to tame the vast amount of visual data in the...

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2014-08-18 23:09:12

Mark Mandula, Managing Partner of United Capital Funding Corp., the leading provider of professional Accounts Receivable based funding and credit management solutions in the United States, announced today that he will be the Lead Underwriter of the Inaugural Student Symposium for The Tampa Bay Research Institute “TBRI” to be held August 26, 2014 from 5:00 to 7:00 in Saint Petersburg, Florida. Saint PEtersburg, Florida (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Mark Mandula, Managing Partner of United...

2014-08-14 23:05:52

College classes are back in session, but as a growing number of parents — many of whom were university students in the ‘80s — prepare to send their kids to college, they’ll notice several changes to the campus experience. Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Neon colors. Stirrup pants. Hi-top fades. All are 1980s-era icons that are back in style. But as a growing number of parents — many of whom were university students in the ‘80s — prepare to send their kids to college,...

2014-08-14 23:00:21

LCP360 Helps Texas Tech Showcase Athletic Facilities on Google Maps and Sets an Industry Standard Lubbock, Texas (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Texas Tech Athletics has virtualized its sports facilities using Google Maps Business View through LCP360. Prospective students and visitors can now walk major sports facilities like Jones AT&T Stadium directly from Google searches prior to stepping on campus through the “see inside” portal. Over 400 panoramic images, captured across multiple...

2014-08-14 16:31:12

More than 100 UC San Diego researchers will be involved in a two-year pilot program SAN DIEGO, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Benefunder, a San Diego-based philanthropic research funding platform for higher education institutions, and the University of California, San Diego, recognized as one of the top 15 research universities worldwide, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to embark on a two-year pilot program. The long-term goal of the partnership between UC...

2014-08-14 12:22:55

TEMPE, Ariz., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Generous donations from family and friends, totaling nearly $700,000 so far, have led to the creation of the Joseph Feller Memorial Professorship in Environmental Law & Sustainability at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140814/136299 Beloved by faculty, staff, and students, Feller devoted his life, passion, and soaring intellect to preserving the lands of his...

2014-08-14 08:29:53

WORCESTER, Mass., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Central Massachusetts' most celebrated cause-related activity, the UMass Medicine Cancer Walk, will take place on Sunday, September 28, 2014. Now in its 16th year, the UMass Medicine Cancer Walk is expected to attract more than 12,000 individuals, business leaders, employees, community organizations and teams who are raising funds to support cancer research and clinical trials, right at the UMass Medical Cancer Center of Excellence....

2014-08-13 23:11:24

Tampa Bay Research Institute (TBRI), a well respected private, non-profit biomedical research Institute announced today that will host the Inaugural Student Research Symposium on August 26th, 2014 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. The Symposium will be held at TBRI, located at 10900Roosevelt Blvd. North, Saint Petersburg, Florida 33716. http://www.tbri.org Saint Petersburg, Florida (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Tampa Bay Research Institute "TBRI", a well respected private, non-profit biomedical...

2014-08-13 23:00:55

The next episode of “Extreme Weight Loss” Season Four introduces a man from Oklahoma City who put on weight as he battled depression after serving in the military and a Las Vegas woman who’s been overweight and bullied since childhood. Only one of the two will complete the full year-long transformational journey. Aurora, Colo. (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 The next episode of “Extreme Weight Loss” Season Four introduces a man from Oklahoma City who put on weight as he battled...

2014-08-13 23:00:36

Edudemic, a leading education technology blog for teachers and students, released their report of The Most Affordable Online Colleges of 2014. (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Edudemic’s mission is to connect emerging technology with educators, administrators, and students. The blog started in 2010 and grew into a premier destination to learn about industry trends, research, and how to leverage technology to enhance learning in and out of the classroom. More recently, Edudemic now reports on the...

2014-08-13 08:33:58

Competition Seeks to Identify Tech Solution to Help Community College Students Graduate and Avoid Poverty NEW YORK, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Robin Hood, New York's largest poverty fighting organization, ideas42, a leading behavioral ideas lab, along with The City University of New York (CUNY), the leading urban university system in the U.S., today announced the semi-finalists for The Robin Hood College Success Prize, a competition designed to identify scalable technology solutions to...


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2012-10-27 13:48:02

Martin Joseph Fettman was selected as a Payload Specialist candidate by NASA in December of 1991 because of his life’s dedication to pathology. He continues today with his dedication by bringing awareness to science in space to many public forums. Fettman was born in Brooklyn, New York on December 31, 1965. He attended Midwood High School in Brooklyn, New York and graduated in 1973. He went on to further his academics at Cornell University. His focus was animal nutrition and in 1976, he...

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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.
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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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