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2014-03-14 23:27:28

Ticket Down announces that they have rolled back ticket prices for the Zac Brown Band at the Oak Mountain Amphitheatre in Pelham, Alabama which is in the Birmingham, AL metro area. This well-known secondary ticket site is also offering their exclusive customer appreciation promo code ZAC-BROWN-BAND-2014 which can be used on any Zac Brown Band concert ticket order during 2014. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 Ticket Down has reduced ticket prices for the Zac Brown Band in Birmingham,...

2014-03-04 16:21:58

LONDON, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Global Renewable Energy Market in Military 2014-2018 TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Renewable Energy market in the Military to grow at a CAGR of 13.99 percent over the period 2014-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increased adoption of de-centralized power generation. The Global Renewable Energy market in Military has also been witnessing...

Using Gold Nanoparticles To Convert Carbon Dioxide To Carbon Monoxide
2013-10-25 09:25:35

Brown University It’s a 21st-century alchemist’s dream: turning Earth’s superabundance of carbon dioxide — a greenhouse gas — into fuel or useful industrial chemicals. Researchers from Brown have shown that finely tuned gold nanoparticles can do the job. The key is maximizing the particles’ long edges, which are the active sites for the reaction. By tuning gold nanoparticles to just the right size, researchers from Brown University have developed a catalyst that selectively...

2013-07-15 23:02:31

Tens of thousands of dollars in artwork returned to Chicago artist courtesy of police auction website PropertyRoom.com (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 After her artwork was stolen from an art show in Overland Park, Kansas, artist Penelope Osio-Brown was sure she had lost forever her personalized and unique abstracts. However, thanks to the detective work of a Missouri police department and the authentication process of the popular auction site, PropertyRoom.com, Osio-Brown has been re-united with...

2013-07-12 23:22:52

The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) today issued a detailed briefing outlining the new incentives included in the Governor’s Economic Development Initiative which was signed into law earlier today by Governor Brown. SACRAMENTO, Calif. (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) today issued a detailed briefing outlining the new incentives included in the Governor’s Economic Development Initiative which...

Baby's Cry Can Be A Window Into The Brain
2013-07-12 05:17:29

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A new tool that analyzes slight variations in a baby's cry can help identify clues to potential health or developmental problems, giving doctors a new way to identify babies with neurological and other disorders, thus allowing for earlier intervention. Developed by researchers at Brown University, the new computer-based tool provides a "window into the brain" by detecting variations in crying imperceptible to the human ear. Such...


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Brown Swiss Cattle
2014-07-12 12:06:09

The Brown Swiss is a breed of dairy cattle that originated in the Swiss Alps. In 1949, it was claimed the cattle of the European Alps were improved by Pinzgauer blood. This was assumed by the cattle’s color and history, but has been disproved since. The Brown Swiss is completely different from the original cattle bred in Switzerland in the late 1600s. The breed was imported to the United States by Henry M. Clark in 1869. A total of 25 bulls and 140 cows were imported at that time. The...

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2008-07-14 17:05:35

The Brown-breasted Bulbul (Pycnonotus xanthorrhous), is a species of songbird in the Pycnonotidae family. It is found in China, Hong Kong, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam. Photo Copyright and Credit

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2006-12-12 14:00:13

The Brown-throated Three-toed Sloth, Bradypus variegatus, is a species of sloth from Central and South America. It is the most widespread and common species of the group. It is found in many different kinds of environments, including evergreen and dry forests. Also, in highly unsettled natural areas. It is a solitary, nocturnal and daily animal, feeding on leaves of many species of trees. The female of the species is known to emit a loud shrill, during the mating season to attract...

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2006-11-06 13:02:43

The Brown-headed Cowbird, Molothrus ater, is a small bird of the Icteridae family. They are residents to open and semi-open country across most of North America. They are permanent residents in the southern parts of their range. Northern birds migrate to the southern United States and Mexico. At one time, the Brown-headed Cowbird followed the bison herds across the prairies. Their numbers expanded with the clearing of forested areas and the introduction of new grazing animals by settlers...

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2004-10-19 04:45:40

Brown Dwarf -- Brown dwarfs are a special type of low-mass star (approximately 13-70 Jupiter masses) that do not have nuclear fusion occurring in their cores during their time on the main sequence. Early in their development most brown dwarf stars do have lithium fusion in their cores, and a lack of lithium is a test for low-mass objects that are suspected of being brown dwarfs. Many brown dwarfs continue to glow in the red and infrared after their lithium is exhausted. This glow is...

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Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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