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2011-08-19 02:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Life's "can't miss" moments are now easier to observe and capture with the world's first digital binoculars to record in AVCHD(TM) 2.0 format, from Sony. The new models, DEV-3 and DEV-5, are ideal for nature/bird watching, they can record Full HD video with stereo sound at the touch of a button, and even add a 3D mode that records scenes as thrilling stereoscopic video footage for playback on most 3D HDTVs. "Now consumers can watch birds, wildlife,...

2011-06-08 16:15:00

OMAHA, Neb., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Binoculars.com, the premier destination for binoculars of all kinds from the Hayneedle family of online stores, has announced its 2011 Binocular of the Year Awards. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110608/NY16543) Binoculars, like other performance-oriented gadgets, are constantly being upgraded. The best manufacturers unveil new models each year, often quite similar to their predecessor with minor tweaks and changes. But every so...

2011-03-16 14:47:40

Researchers under the supervision of Universit© Laval professor Ga©tan Laroche have developed the very first permanent anti-fog coating. Dr. Laroche and his colleagues present in the online edition of Applied Materials and Interfaces the details of this innovation which could eliminate, once and for all, the fog on eyeglasses, windshields, goggles, camera lenses, and on any transparent glass or plastic surface. Fog forms on a surface when water vapor in the air condenses in fine...

2011-01-17 00:00:39

Hunting safety relies on more than orange vests and keeping the gun's "safety" on. As hunting season gets into full swing, Defog It antifog joins the National Shooting Sports Foundation and The International Hunter Education Association in reminding hunters to protect their vision. Valley View, Ohio (Vocus/PRWEB) January 17, 2011 Hunting safety relies on more than orange vests and keeping the gun's "safety" on. As hunting season gets into full swing, Defog It antifog joins the National...

2010-12-09 09:00:00

SEATTLE, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- MWW Group (www.mww.com), one of the nation's top ten public relations firms, announced today that it is has been retained as agency of record for Celestron (www.celestron.com), a leading designer, manufacturer and importer of high-quality optical products including weather stations, GPS devices, telescopes, binoculars, spotting scopes and microscopes. The California based optical authority sells and markets its products worldwide through a variety of...

2010-11-10 00:00:39

New Combination Binocular/Laser Rangefinder Takes Center Stage Overland Park, KS (Vocus) November 9, 2010 Bushnell, the leading sport optics brand, is empowering their consumers by releasing a dedicated, interactive website to showcase the Fusion 1600 ARC Binoculars. Listing the precise details and specifications of the laser rangefinder binocular combination, the site helps educate the hunting community about the Fusion binocular and its powerful potential. The development of this site...

2009-09-17 07:48:08

Toward the end of September, the sun will turn a spotlight on the asteroid Juno, giving that bulky lump of rock a rare featured cameo in the night sky. Those who get out to a dark, unpolluted sky will be able to spot the asteroid's silvery glint near the planet Uranus with a pair of binoculars. "It can usually be seen by a good amateur telescope, but the guy on the street doesn't usually get a chance to observe it," said Don Yeomans, manager of NASA's Near Earth Object Program Office at JPL....

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2004-10-19 04:45:43

Amateur Astronomy -- Amateur astronomy, also called backyard astronomy, is a hobby whose participants enjoy watching the night sky (and the day sky too, for sunspots, eclipses, etc.), and the plethora of objects found in it, mainly with portable telescopes and binoculars. Even though scientific research is not their main goal, many amateur astronomers make a contribution to astronomy by monitoring variable stars, tracking asteroids and discovering transient objects, such as comets. Such...

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Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'