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2011-01-19 19:59:29

Serious traffic gridlocks, like the jam on Beijing’s national expressway a few months ago which brought vehicles to a halt for days, are a real-world issue needing attention.

2010-06-02 07:00:00

GERMANTOWN, Md., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Density Dynamics, a majority owned company of Speedus Corp (Nasdaq: SPDE), today released demonstration results showing Jet.io(TM) Accelerator SSD as a core component in solving a widely recognized problem in performance known as I/O Bottlenecks and described in an Enterprisestorageforum.com(TM) article by Henry Newman as the "Biggest Threat to Data Storage".

2008-08-05 21:00:08

By Larry Altman If it wasn't for a mistake, Hermosa Beach resident Nick Rice might be among the dead climbers on K2 in Pakistan. The 23-year-old adventurer who attended Mira Costa High School in Manhattan Beach was boiling water on Friday and spilled some of the liquid on his socks.

2008-08-05 18:00:12

By Stephen Graham ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Blinded by the glare off the snow and ice, attempting a perilous descent down K2 to save his life, the Dutch mountaineer came upon three Korean climbers. One sat dazed. Another held a rope. The third was suspended at the other end, hanging upside down.

2008-08-05 06:00:14

By Jane Perlez and Salman Masood Michael Wilson contributed reporting from New York.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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