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2009-05-25 07:54:43

It is well known that people use head motion during conversation to convey a range of meanings and emotions, and that women use more active head motion when conversing with each other than men use when they talk with each other.When women and men converse together, the men use a little more head motion and the women use a little less. But the men and women might be adapting because of their gender-based expectations or because of the movements they perceive from each other.What would happen...

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2009-05-15 17:10:00

Have you ever wished you could be in two places at once? Perhaps you've had the desire to create a copy of yourself that could stand in for you at a meeting, freeing you up to work on more pressing matters. Thanks to a research project called LifeLike, that fantasy might be a little closer to reality.Project LifeLike is a collaboration between the Intelligent Systems Laboratory (ISL) at the University of Central Florida (UCF) and the Electronic Visualization Laboratory (EVL) at the University...

2009-05-05 07:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The popularity of computer games that create a virtual reality allow us to create our own different selves living in our own secret worlds where we can be a beautiful fashion model or an animal or a bully, and with our imagination, we can be and connect with -- and love -- others. Is this virtual reality a Utopia? In her poetry in "The Perfect Flower" (published by iUniverse), Clare Abbey describes how something is happening in these virtual worlds, like...

2009-05-04 08:24:00

CHICAGO, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Olivia Greets, a live, 24-hour, avatar-based virtual receptionist company, has launched a new product targeting the healthcare market. The Olivia Greets Patient Check-in Solution allows busy healthcare clinics, doctors' offices and hospitals to streamline the check-in process similar to how airline companies have added check-in kiosks for customers to use. The Olivia Greets solution provides patients with different options to check in, allowing them to...

2009-04-29 07:00:00

- Industry-Leading, Real-Time Chat Language Translations - CAMPBELL, Calif., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- 6Connex, a wholly owned subsidiary of Design Reactor, announced its latest release of the Virtual Experience Platform v3.5. The Virtual Experience Platform enables businesses and individuals to connect and engage anytime and anywhere using a dimensional environment-like architecture that can be utilized for virtual tradeshows, events or conferences, and beyond. (Logo:...

2009-04-28 10:29:00

BOSTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Worlds.com (www.worlds.com) (OTC Bulletin Board: WDDD), the pioneer technology platform for 3D virtual communities; has announced that it has signed an agreement with Pearson, the international education and information company, to develop a series of 3D virtual worlds that may be utilized for implementation within existing Pearson educational and digital programs. Terms of the agreement were not released. "With this agreement Worlds.com begins to...

2009-04-21 08:10:00

AVATAR-m Project Designed to Provide Advancements in Archival of Audio Visual Material. LAS VEGAS, April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Xyratex Ltd. (Nasdaq: XRTX), a leading provider of enterprise-class data storage subsystems and storage process technology, today announced the public launch of the AVATAR-m research project at this year's NAB show in Las Vegas. There will be a demonstration of prototype systems at the project booth (SU7325, South Hall), together with a short film outlining...

2009-04-16 11:18:00

MANHATTAN, Kan., April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A mysterious island that moves through time. Travelers in search of answers. It sounds something like the science fiction television show "Lost," but it also describes a new approach to teaching earth sciences to high school students. Iris Totten, an associate professor of geology at Kansas State University, and Molly Davies, an associate professor of geology at University of Missouri at Kansas City, designed TerraWorld, an island in...

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2009-03-29 10:14:11

Using internet-based technology, experts at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston are changing the way women with disabilities interact with the world -- by having them experience it through a new one. Research has shown that there are numerous barriers to health promotion intervention programs for women with disabilities including transportation limitations, health problems, and problems finding personal assistance services and child care. Researchers can now break through these barriers by...

2009-03-17 23:01:00

Popular suite of Hasbro-inspired family-friendly games to launch on Xbox LIVE. REDMOND, Wash., March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Watch out, Junior. Now your cousin in Boston can sink your Battleship in Phoenix. The HASBRO FAMILY GAME NIGHT destination from Electronic Arts Inc. (Nasdaq: ERTS) launches Wednesday on Xbox LIVE, the premier gaming and entertainment network. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000822/MSFTLOGO) Starting Wednesday, players can download digital versions...


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The Xbox 360 is the second generation video game console produced by Microsoft. It was released on November 22, 2005 in the US and Canada, on December 2, 2005 in Europe, and December 10, 2005 in Japan. In the first year of the system’s release, it was sold in 36 countries; it has sold over 77 million units worldwide. Several versions of the Xbox 360 were released. The original Xbox 360 Premium 20 GB was released in November 2005 and discontinued July 13, 2008. The Xbox 360 Elite 120 GB...

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mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.