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New Grasshopper Species Discovered In Amber Collected 50

New Grasshopper Species Discovered In Amber Collected 50 Years Ago

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online While searching through a massive collection of 20 million-year-old amber originally discovered in the Dominican Republic some five decades ago, researchers from the Illinois Natural...

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2014-07-31 12:26:45

GUITAR CENTER 50TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT SERIES KICKS OFF SEPTEMBER 23RD PRESENTED BY GIBSON AND EPIPHONE LOS ANGELES, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Guitar Center is proud to announce Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators Live from the Sunset Strip presented by Gibson and Epiphone. The iconic guitarist is set to take over thee of Hollywood's most legendary venues, including The Troubadour, The Whisky and The Roxy in celebration of Guitar Center's 50(th)...

2014-07-29 12:30:44

LONDON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Centrepoint [http://centrepoint.org.uk ], the leading UK charity supporting homeless young people, has begun a partnership with PR Newswire [http://www.prnewswire.co.uk ], who will provide its global PR and communication tools to help the charity raise awareness of its work and activities. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140729/699825 ) Centrepoint supports over 6,000 homeless 16-25 year olds into housing and...

2014-07-28 23:01:40

Brooke’s Cooks Launch Event to be Held Thursday, July 31 at St. Nicks Alliance in Williamsburg, Brooklyn New York, NY (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 The Brooke Jackman Foundation (BJF), a children’s literacy organization that has donated more than 200,000 books to children and families in need since its founding in 2001, announces the launch of Brooke’s Cooks, a new initiative designed to promote literacy, learning and family values, while encouraging healthy living among at-risk children...

2014-07-25 08:24:01

The Good Psychopath's Guide to Success unveils how encompassing psychopathic traits can lead to success in life LONDON, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new book called The Good Psychopath's Guide To Success shows that psychopathic traits can lead to success in life. "When we look at psychopaths, we always think of the Hannibal Lecter type character, but it's a broad spectrum," former British Special Air Service soldier Andy McNab says. "And, without doubt, certain elements of being a...

2014-07-24 23:03:46

Dazzling Deals Tickets announces that Susan Boyle will be touring throughout North America in 2014. This popular ticket exchange is offering the customer appreciation promo code CHEAP for added savings. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 For the first time in her career, Susan Boyle will be touring across the United States. The Scottish singer first became a known musical commodity after appearing on the British television reality show, Britain’s Got Talent. Her first song on the show...

2014-07-23 12:28:27

NOTTINGHAM, England, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To mark two years since the London Olympics, the anniversary games took place in London this weekend just gone. In preparation for the event a temporary stadium was built around the horse guards parade ground and St. James' park was transformed to accommodate a 2 mile track laid at the mall which allowed some spectators to watch events for free. British athlete Will Sharman impressed spectators in the 110m hurdles,...

2014-07-22 20:20:42

LOS ANGELES, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine riding along a serene coastline with the Pacific Ocean on one side and the shining sun on the other in one of the most beautiful locations on Earth. The only sounds to be heard are the rhythmic waves and the engines of your dream motorcycle and those of your close friends and fellow adventurers. You own the road. This is the Baja California motorcycle tour by EagleRider, the world's innovator and leading provider of motorcycle...

ESA Names Mission For Astronaut Tim Peake: Principia
2014-07-22 03:59:19

ESA When ESA astronaut Tim Peake sets off for his six-month space journey next year, he will be flying under the mission name of Principia. More than 4000 people replied to the call for a mission name earlier this year and Principia was suggested 20 times. The name refers to Isaac Newton’s world-changing three-part text on physics, Naturalis Principia Mathematica, describing the principal laws of motion and gravity. Famously pondering why apples fall from trees, Newton wrote down...

2014-07-22 08:28:40

LOS ANGELES, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Back Lot Music has released the soundtrack from the upcoming motion picture Lucy on all major digital retail outlets, it was announced today. The album features new music by composer Eric Serra and the original end title song "Sister Rust" by Damon Albarn, written specifically for the action-thriller that is in theatres this Friday. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140722/129144 From La Femme Nikita and The Professional to The...

2014-07-21 20:20:28

LOS ANGELES, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine riding along a serene coastline with the Pacific Ocean on one side and the shining sun on the other in one of the most beautiful locations on Earth. The only sounds to be heard are the rhythmic waves and the engines of your dream motorcycle and those of your close friends and fellow adventurers. You own the road. This is the Baja California motorcycle tour by EagleRider, the world's innovator and leading provider of motorcycle...


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Sir Samuel White Baker
2014-01-02 13:16:30

Sir Samuel White Baker, KCB, FRGS, FRS, born on June 8th of 1821 and died on December 30th of 1893, was a British explorer, naturalist, big game hunter, officer, engineer, writer, and abolitionist. He held the titles of Pasha and Major-General in the Ottoman Empire and Egypt as well. He served as the Governor-General of the Equatorial Nile Basin between April of 1869 and August of 1873, which he established as the Province of Equatoria. He is mainly remembered as the discoverer of Lake...

William Buckland
2013-10-14 14:04:00

William Buckland (March 12, 1784 – August 14, 1856) was an English theologian, ordained Anglican minister, geologist, and the prominent paleontologist of his day. He pioneered the use of fossilized feces, which he named “coprolites,” in the study and reconstruction of ancient ecosystems. Buckland is perhaps best known for naming and describing the very first recognized dinosaur fossil, the Megalosaurus, before the term “dinosaur” ever existed. Buckland was born at Axminster in...

Formal Aspects of Computing
2012-04-25 18:46:59

Formal Aspects of Computing (FAC) is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Springer Science+Business Media. It covers the area of formal methods and associated topics in computer science. The journal is associated with BCS-FACS (The British Computer Society Formal Aspects of Computing Science Specialist Group). FAC's editors-in-chief are Jim Woodcock and Cliff Jones. The main goal of the journal is to promote growth of computing science, to show its relation to practice and to...

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2010-02-03 13:44:47

Masiakasaurus, meaning "vicious lizard", is a genus of theropod dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous Period (70 million years ago), and possibly existed until the end of the dinosaur reign (66 million years ago). The type species, M. knopfleri, was named after musician Mark Knopfler of Dire Straits, whose music inspired the expedition. Unlike most theropods, the front teeth of this small predator projected forward rather than straight down. This characteristic suggests that Masiakasaurus had a...

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2009-07-17 13:44:17

Thomas Harriot (c. 1560 - 1621) was an English astronomer. He was also a mathematician, ethnographer, and a translator. He is sometimes credited for introducing the potato to Great Britain and Ireland. He was also the first person to make an accurate drawing of the moon through a telescope. His drawing (July 26, 1609) was accomplished nearly four months before Galileo's. Harriot's surname is sometimes spelled Harriott, Hariot, or Heriot by different sources. Harriot was born in 1560 in...

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Word of the Day
lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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