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2011-01-26 14:11:40

Everybody who has been aboard a ship has heard the advice: if you feel unsteady, look at the horizon. For a study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, researchers measured how much people sway on land and at sea and found there's truth in that advice; people aboard a ship are steadier if they fix their eyes on the horizon. Thomas A. Stoffregen of the University of Minnesota has been studying "body sway" for decades"”how much people...

2011-01-05 09:00:00

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas, Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For teenagers at Atlantis, Paradise lsland, Bahamas, the new $11 million cutting-edge CRUSH that opened on January 1, 2011, takes the traditional teen club concept to new levels of imagination and innovation. The exclusive nightspot welcomed teens during a pre-opening New Years Eve party hosted by mashup master DJ Earworm. Designed by renowned architect and interior designer, Jeffrey Beers, the 14,000 square-foot mod-inspired space...

2010-08-24 11:41:00

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Four teams will Battle at Atlantis on Saturday, December 18, 2010 during the inaugural Division I Men's college basketball doubleheader hosted at the famed Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island, Bahamas. Mississippi State will play Virginia Tech and Georgia Tech will play Richmond in a new 4,500-seat arena to be unveiled in the 60,000 square-foot conference center. The half-million dollar temporary stadium will boast state-of-the-art...

2010-08-16 14:18:00

SYMBOL: DFI VANCOUVER, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Diamond Fields International Ltd.(DFI:TSX) ("DFI" or the "Company") is pleased to provide a further update on the Atlantis II Red Sea Deeps project, widely acknowledged as the largest known poly-metallic marine SEDEX deposit in the world (see DFI press release dated 4th June 2010). DFI is developing the project with its Saudi joint venture partner Manafa International. The Atlantis II basin containing the Atlantis II deposit is located...

2010-06-04 10:37:00

SYMBOL: DFI VANCOUVER, Canada and JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Diamond Fields International Ltd. (DFI:TSX) (DFI or the Company) is pleased to announce that its joint venture partner, Manafa International Trade Company of Saudi Arabia (Manafa) has been granted an exclusive mining license for a period of 30 years, extending over the Atlantis II Deeps, one of the largest hydrothermal polymetallic deposits in the world, located within the Red Sea. Pursuant to the terms...

2010-05-17 13:54:00

Launches 'Spill the Truth' Campaign, Puts MMS Under Scrutiny to Close BP Atlantis Platform Amid Safety Concerns NEW ORLEANS, May 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National consumer advocacy group Food & Water Watch filed suit today in a Houston federal court seeking a temporary injunction to halt operations of BP's massive Atlantis oil drilling platform until critical safety documents are produced. The agency, along with a former BP document controls subcontractor, maintains the...

2010-03-22 15:44:00

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas, March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- This year, parents will be able to personalize their children's vacation adventures more than ever before. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/atlantis/42139/ (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100322/MM48046 ) That's because a new-state-of-the-art kid's club and the world's first-ever LEGO® summer camp will be opening in Atlantis, on...

2010-01-19 08:31:00

CINCINNATI, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- HealthWarehouse.com, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: HEWA), a leading FDA-approved online pharmacy, and Atlantis Health Plan, an insurance group serving New York City, have partnered to offer an innovative health plan which gives Atlantis members a 90-day supply of generic prescription medications for free. This new partnership will dramatically lower healthcare costs for Atlantis members and offer them increased convenience when ordering...

2009-12-14 10:00:00

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlantis Events, Inc., the world's largest company specializing in all-gay and lesbian vacations, is offering guests on the first ever gay cruise to mainland China, South Korea and Japan a special roundtrip airfare of only $399*. These fares are good between any continental U.S. or Canadian city arriving in Shanghai and departing Hong Kong. Customers who book any outside or balcony stateroom by Jan. 12, 2010 can take advantage of this...

2009-11-11 14:11:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- What do archaeology, linguistics, the Catholic Church, and the legend of the long-lost city of Atlantis have in common? Charles Brokaw's exhilarating and provocative thriller, THE ATLANTIS CODE (Forge Books; $25.99; On-sale: November 10, 2009), combines these elements into a must-read thriller that has already been a bestseller in the United Kingdom, and is now available from Forge Books in the U.S. Ever since Dan Brown blew away the literary world...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.