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Google Unveils Project Loon: Internet Access From Above
2013-06-16 05:27:59

On Friday, Google announced an ambitious plan to provide true worldwide internet access by using a network of balloons.

2013-06-11 23:30:18

The company will participate in the exhibition from June 17 to 23 Hod Hasharon, Israel (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 CONTROP is proud to announce that - for

2013-06-06 23:29:16

The RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon will pay a June 11 visit to the Ella Flagg Young Elementary School, 1434 N.

2013-05-27 23:00:22

On June 3, 360 students at Rock Cut Elementary School, 7944 Forest Hills Road, Loves Park, Ill., will learn about various aspects of ballooning, including its history and the scientific principles

2013-05-21 23:02:57

The RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon will pay a May 30 visit to the Jonathan Y. Scammon Elementary School, 4201 W.

NASA’s BARREL Mission Released 20 Balloons To Help Answer Question About Space Weather
2013-05-21 12:07:08

In Antarctica in January, 2013 – the summer at the South Pole – scientists released 20 balloons, each eight stories tall, into the air to help answer an enduring space weather question: when the giant radiation belts surrounding Earth lose material, where do the extra particles actually go?

2013-05-18 23:14:06

The RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon will pay a May 24 visit to Harrison Elementary School, 6809 McCullom Lake Road, Wonder Lake, Ill., where the balloon crew will present an interactive educational program


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.