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2010-11-30 14:03:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- BLiNQ Media, the only pure-play media and technology company worldwide with official access to the Facebook Ads API, and pioneer of Social Engagement Advertising (SM) and CPSA (SM) (Cost per Social Action (SM)( )) optimized campaigns, announces dramatic growth in the second half of 2010 and the launch of its New York City Headquarters. In conjunction with the rapid acceleration in Facebook advertising spend, BLiNQ Media's growth has been punctuated...

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2009-03-04 17:05:00

Using satellite radar data, NASA-funded scientists have observed, for the first time, the healing of subtle, natural surface scars from an earthquake that occurred on a "buried" fault several miles below the surface-a fault whose fractures are not easily observed at Earth's surface. Reporting in the March 5 issue of Nature, geophysicist Eric Fielding of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., describes how so-called "buried" faults are not so hidden after all. Using the...

2006-05-14 04:07:52

By Alireza Ronaghi TEHRAN (Reuters) - Bandits disguised as policemen executed 12 bound men by a southern Iranian roadside and strung a wounded 12-year-old boy from an electricity pylon, state media reported on Sunday. The killings happened on the desert road between the southern cities of Kerman and Bam. Brutal bandit attacks are rare so far from Iran's lawless borders, but common along the Afghan and Pakistani frontier. The motive for the killings was unclear but the murders...

2005-10-11 11:48:39

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations appealed on Tuesday for $272 million for quake survivors in northern Pakistan where, aid officials said, the death toll could hit 40,000, exceeding that in the Iranian city of Bam two years ago. The U.N. inter-agency appeal aims to cover relief needs in the devastated Kashmir region -- including winterized tents, food, blankets, medicines, water purification equipment -- as well as reconstruction of some schools and health...

2005-10-11 11:11:01

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations appealed on Tuesday for $272 million for quake survivors in northern Pakistan where, aid officials said, the death toll could hit 40,000, exceeding that in the Iranian city of Bam two years ago. The U.N. inter-agency appeal aims to cover relief needs in the devastated Kashmir region -- including winterized tents, food, blankets, medicines, water purification equipment -- as well as reconstruction of some schools and health...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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