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What Exactly Sunk The Titanic

What Exactly Sunk The Titanic?

Wiley While the sinking of the Titanic in 1912 is typically blamed on human, design and construction errors, a new Significance paper points to 2 other unfavorable factors outside human control: there were a greater number of icebergs than...

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2014-08-21 23:11:02

New book introduces seven simple steps to happiness, long-lasting change. Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Are you tired of being unhappy? In a society filled with ongoing negativity and tragedy, author Gaia Shawna Morrissette reveals seven ways to make happiness your default. Her new book “Stop! Drop! & Wiggle!” shares her journey of self-discovery in a candid, entertaining and thought-provoking approach while guiding readers through better understanding themselves by...

2014-08-21 23:09:14

The North American interventional cardiology devices market study covers the surgical and diagnostic devices market for angioplasty, aneurysm repair, and deep vein thrombosis procedures (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/north-american-interventional-cardiology-peripheral-vascular-devices-market-138691746.html). (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 The "North American Interventional Cardiology & Peripheral Vascular Devices Market by Angioplasty Balloon (Plain/Old, Cutting),...

2014-08-21 20:20:58

/NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES/ TSXV Trading Symbol: SWE CALGARY, Aug. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - SilverWillow Energy Corporation (TSXV:SWE) has filed its second quarter financial statements and management's discussion and analysis for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. The second quarter financial statements and management's discussion and analysis are available for viewing on our website at www.swenergy.ca and on SEDAR at...

2014-08-21 16:20:46

New opportunities for economic development and job creation PICKERING, ON, Aug. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, along with the Honourable Chris Alexander, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration and Member of Parliament for Ajax--Pickering, met today with community groups, regional and municipal leaders and business stakeholders to demonstrate her commitment to an open dialogue on the future uses of the Pickering Lands. Last year, the government announced a...

2014-08-21 12:34:00

New Member Benefit partnership offers Members deals on awesome new threads for guys TORONTO, Aug. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Virgin Mobile Members are stylish and tapped into the most fashionable trends around. Virgin Mobile's Member Benefits keep Members hooked up with the latest styles for less. Starting today, Virgin Mobile Canada is excited (in a manly way) to announce a new partnership with men's clothing retailer JACK & JONES. This brand new brotherhood with JACK & JONES gives Virgin...

2014-08-21 12:31:39

55,000% Revenue Growth Driven by Boom in Energy Sector "Crew Camps" ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reliant Asset Management ("Reliant"), a leading specialty rental company providing premier modular space solutions to customers in growing industry sectors, today announced it has been ranked number 3 on the Inc. 5000 - Inc.'s annual list of the fastest growing private companies in the U.S. - achieving revenue growth of more than 55,000% over the last three years....

2014-08-21 12:29:50

New labels will help improve food safety for Canadians OTTAWA, Aug. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, Health Minister Rona Ambrose announced new labelling requirements for mechanically tenderized beef (MTB) to help consumers know when they are buying MTB products and how to cook them. Starting today, all MTB products sold in Canada must be clearly labelled as "mechanically tenderized," and include instructions for safe cooking. The new labels will emphasize the importance of cooking MTB to a minimum...

2014-08-21 12:26:18

OTTAWA-GATINEAU, Aug. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today launched an online discussion forum for Canadians to have their final say on the future of the television system. The forum will be open until September 19 - the final day of the public hearing on Let's Talk TV: A Conversation with Canadians. To help focus comments, the CRTC has also published a working document for discussion that outlines some of the issues to be considered...

2014-08-21 12:25:29

Bell Media and Corus Entertainment among the contributors MONTREAL, Aug. 21, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Telefilm Canada is pleased to announce that a total of more than $14 million in private contributions has been raised by its Talent Fund in support of the Canadian feature film industry. The announcement was made on the occasion of the Fund's Advisory Committee meeting held today in Toronto. Through its joining with Astral, Bell Media, in accordance with the Canadian...

2014-08-21 12:23:39

Former International Trade Minister joins project to refine Alberta bitumen for Asian markets VANCOUVER, Aug. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Pacific Future Energy Corporation (Pacific Future Energy) is pleased to announce that former International Trade Minister, former Treasurer (Minister of Finance) and Acting Premier of Alberta, and former Leader of the Her Majesty's Official Opposition, the Honourable Stockwell Day, P.C., has joined its management team as a Senior Advisor, Director, and...


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Hoodoo Mountain
2014-08-19 10:23:50

Hoodoo Mountain is flat-topped stratovolcano that is located in British Columbia, Canada and is part of the Northern Cordilleran Volcanic Province and the Pacific Ring of Fire. It is thought to be potentially active and was named for the needle like projections that protrude from it. These lava spines, or hoodoos, reach heights of 492 feet, making it the most distinct mountain in that area of the Boundary Ranges. Hoodoo Mountain is primarily flat-topped, which led volcanologist Jack Souther...

Canadienne Cattle
2014-07-14 11:38:56

The Canadienne is a breed of dairy cattle that originated in Canada during the 1600s. It also goes by the names Black Canadienne, French Canadienne and Black Jersey and are the only dairy cattle developed in Canada. It is believed the Canadienne is decedents of the Guernsey, Jersey and Kerry cattle breeds. In 1850 the majority of the cattle were Canadienne so breeding of them was discouraged. In 1886, a herd book was established and the French Canadian Cattle Breeder’s Association was...

Canadian Speckle Park Cattle
2014-07-14 11:28:41

The Canadian Speckle Park is a breed of cattle native to the province of Saskatchewan, Canada and one of only a few breeds of cattle developed there. It is a new breed, officially recognized in 2006 by the Canadian government. The breed association was formed in 1985 with the breed being exported to the United States and Australia. The breed's development began in the 1950s by crossbreeding a roan Shorthorn heifer and a Black Angus bull. The offspring became spotted and a new breed was...

HTT Plethore
2014-06-18 07:12:24

The HTT Plethore is developed and produced by HTT Automobile in Quebec, Canada. It is Canadian’s first supercar with its prototype being showcased at the 2007 Montreal International Auto Show under the name “Locus Plethore.” The Plethore debuted on February 16, 2011 on CBC’s The Dragon’s Den. It was pitched as Canada’s first supercar and the company was asking for a $1.5M investment. W. Brett Wilson and Robert Herjavec offered a partnership of $1 million, $500,000 in loans and...

Canadian Horse
2014-04-03 12:38:23

The Canadian horse is a breed of horse that was developed in Canada during the late seventeenth century. This breed was developed using French light and draft horses as well as some Andalusians, Arabians, Normans, and other breeds. The horse was eventually given the nickname “the little iron horse” because of its ability to withstand grueling work conditions. Initially, foals were leased or sold to clergymen and gentlemen farmers as property of the king, but population numbers grew so...

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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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