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Humans Likely Not The Reason That Chimps Attack And Kill

Humans Likely Not The Reason That Chimps Attack And Kill Each Other

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Chimpanzee-on-chimpanzee violence is not the result of increased aggression resulting from exposure to human activities, researchers from the University of Minnesota and an international team...

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2014-09-20 00:20:53

Celebrity Guests Celebrate Grand Opening with Fashion Show and Surprise Performance by MAGIC! LAS VEGAS, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delano Las Vegas, an all-suite luxury hotel and the newest destination on The Strip, celebrated its grand opening last night with an exclusive, high-style bash hosted by actress and tastemaker Jaime King and celebrity fashion designer Charlotte Ronson, with surprise musical performances by DJ Samantha Ronson and multi-Platinum musical group, MAGIC! To view...

2014-09-18 23:05:27

CD-adapco™ and Ben Ainslie Racing enter partnership. New York and London. (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 CD-adapco, the largest privately held CFD focused provider of Computer Aided Engineering software, today announced its new partnership with Ben Ainslie Racing. The America’s Cup team will be utilizing the CD-adapco simulation tool, STAR-CCM+® in the design of its racing boat. Ben Ainslie Racing team just announced its participation in the 35th America’s Cup taking place in...

2014-09-17 16:23:21

HOUSTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyperdynamics Corp. (NYSE: HDY) announced today the resignation of Lord David Owen as a member of its Board of Directors. Lord Owen also served on the Nominating and Corporate Governance and Governmental Relations committees of the Board. Ray Leonard, Hyperdynamics' President and CEO, commented, "Hyperdynamics has been fortunate to have had Lord Owen as a director since September 2009. Lord Owen's expertise in international government...

2014-09-17 08:32:00

SASKATOON, Sept. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Twice-baked chili-stuffed potatoes and rosemary parmesan soft pretzels are not your typical game day snack, but are among the delicious and easy recipes from Co-op and Top Chef Canada winner Dale MacKay that you can prepare at home. Other mouth-watering recipes and cooking tips from Chef MacKay will be featured on recipe cards in Co-op food stores across Western Canada and on Coopfood.ca, a new online destination where everyday food lovers can get...

2014-09-17 08:27:06

FEATURING AMBASSADOR ROSIE HUNTINGTON-WHITELEY AND EXCLUSIVE SHORT-FILM SERIES 'INSPIRED' NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Moroccanoil, the global leader in oil-infused beauty products, is proud to announce the launch of INSPIRED BY WOMEN(TM), the brand's first-ever multimedia advertising campaign created to inspire, celebrate and empower women around the world. At the heart of the new platform is a digital short-film series INSPIRED, helmed by filmmaker Bryce Dallas Howard...

2014-09-17 08:25:34

Rock Legends Sammy Hagar, Roger Daltrey, Joe Perry, Cheap Trick and More Return to Jam and Record with Lucky Fantasy Campers LAS VEGAS, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lucky "weekend warrior" musicians and anyone who sings or has ever wanted to learn about songwriting will have the unique opportunity to meet and rock out with music legends including, Sammy Hagar, Roger Daltrey, Joe Perry, Cheap Trick and more during the new season of specialty camps announced today by Rock and Roll...

2014-09-15 12:25:14

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nevada Unmanned Systems 2014 - RAN-DEE today announced that Dr. Dee M. Larcheveque, Founder, spoke to the General Assembly at the Nevada Unmanned Systems Business Expo 2014 in Las Vegas on September 11, 2014 from 9:20 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Pacific Time. Dr. Dee's presentation, "Business Solutions and Drone Publicity," took center stage after the opening keynote and showcased an optimistic attitude for the unmanned systems industry. The presentation...

2014-09-15 12:25:08

*Album marks first in a new partnership with new label home* NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legacy Recordings today announced that iconic singer-songwriter and 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Yusuf / Cat Stevens has joined the label's storied musical family. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140911/145592 To kick off this exciting new chapter in Yusuf's career, Legacy Recordings will release his first new studio album in five years, entitled Tell 'Em I'm...

2014-09-12 08:23:52

BANGOR, England, September 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Saturday 13th September is Roald Dahl Day - a celebration of the life and work of the legendary children's author. At leading independent online book retailer the Book People, there's a whole host of bargain deals on Roald Dahl titles. Roald Dahl Day takes place each year on the late author's birthday, with a range of events taking place all over the world. This year is particularly special for Roald Dahl fans as it...

2014-09-10 23:05:20

The stand-alone trailer of a comedy web series by Luciana Lagana is an official selection of 3 film festivals and will screen in Hollywood on 9/13/2014. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Actress/screenwriter/director Luciana Lagana’s ten-minute stand-alone trailer for her comedy web series “Intimate Temp Agency” will screen on 9/13/2014, between 3:15 and 5:05 pm, as part of a block of short films that are finalists at the California International Shorts Festival....


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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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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.