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Built-in Biological Sunscreen Allows Mantis Shrimp To See The Reef In A Whole Different Light
2014-07-04 03:48:19

Cell Press In an unexpected discovery, researchers have found that the complex eyes of mantis shrimp are equipped with optics that generate ultraviolet (UV) color vision. Mantis shrimp's six UV photoreceptors pick up on different colors within the UV spectrum based on filters made from an ingredient other animals depend on as built-in biological sunscreen, according to research reported in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on July 3. "The mantis shrimp visual system contains six...

2014-01-28 08:34:58

SEATTLE, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for Chinese New Year, Urbanspoon, the leading mobile restaurant discovery app, today released America's Most Popular Chinese Restaurants, spotlighting over fifty of the nation's most reviewed, viewed, and liked Chinese and Asian fusion restaurants. Compiled from the Urbanspoon database of more than one million eateries, the list includes favorites in more than sixteen major US cities based on consumer activity, reviews, and editorial...

Spearing Mantis Shrimp Uses Muscle Power To Attack Enemy
2012-11-23 13:23:57

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Spearing mantis shrimp must eat plenty of spinach, because scientists have determined it is their muscle power that thrusts them towards their enemy's doom. The lobster-sized shrimp stay in their sandy burrow and wait for prey to come by, and then from out of nowhere, shoot out and grab the next meal with their long skinny appendages. Scientists were not sure how these predators were able to unleash their lightning-fast...

China Places Ban On Shark Fin Soup
2012-07-05 12:31:39

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Chinese officials on Tuesday said the country will ban shark fin soup from government banquets and official state dinners within three years -- an announcement that has been welcomed by marine protection advocates, but has drawn backlash from others, who see it as a lowball attempt to obscure the facts. China´s Government Offices Administration of the State Council (GOASC) will issue guidelines of the move, CNTV.cn reported....

Shrimp Fight Club: 'Holy Grail For Materials Engineers'
2012-06-08 09:50:14

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com Engineers at the University of California, Riverside are looking to nature for inspiration in creating stronger vehicle frames and body armor. They may have found a key structure in the club-like claw of the sea floor-dwelling mantis shrimp, according to a report published online this week in the journal Science. The 4-inch crustacean, also known as a stomatopod, uses its claw with the deadly speed of a 22-caliber bullet to crack open everything from crab...

2011-08-13 00:00:30

Wonton (http://www.wonton.com), a new daily deal site featuring an integrated video platform, celebrates its launch in Vancouver this month. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) August 12, 2011 Wonton (http://www.wonton.com), an eclectic shopping website showcasing exclusive, unique and engaging local activities, performances, fine dining, and adventures, launched in Vancouver on August 10, 2011. The site is looking to attract a demographic of trendy Vancouverites who are in the market to add more...

2011-06-06 18:15:00

The Culinary and Wine Capital of Asia to Present Best Chefs at U.S. Premier Epicurean Festival LOS ANGELES, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Get ready to experience the best in Cantonese gastronomy as the Hong Kong Tourism Board along with Ming Court, Cantonese fine dining restaurant of Langham Place, Mongkok, Hong Kong, and T'ang Court Cantonese fine dining restaurant of The Langham, Hong Kong, will converge in the stunning scenic backdrop of Aspen, Colorado to showcase Cantonese...

2010-09-07 11:28:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2(nd) Annual NYC Dumpling Festival, presented by Tang's Natural Dumpling, will take place on Saturday, September 25(th), 2010 from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Sara D. Roosevelt Park in New York City. "Our first-of-its-kind event last year, celebrating dumplings from around the world, was so successful, we decided to make this into an annual event," said Terry Tang, CEO of Tang's Natural. "Attendees will be able to taste and experience dumplings...

2010-06-30 15:35:00

HONOLULU, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- On the eve of the State of Hawaii becoming the first jurisdiction to ban sales of shark fin soup, local and international conservation groups praised the ground-breaking move as a first step to halting the decimation of global shark stocks. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100630/SF29332) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100630/SF29332) Fins from up to 70 million sharks a year are used for shark fin soup often with the bodies of...

2010-01-06 04:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Chinese Restaurant News announced today the Top10 Chinese restaurants in the country. The winning restaurants received the Overall Excellence Award, the most coveted award amongst Chinese restaurateurs. The announcement was made at the 6th Annual Top100 Chinese Restaurants in the USA Awards show held at The Venetian in Las Vegas. Organized by Chinese Restaurant News, the Top100 Awards Show is a national event that recognizes, cultivates and preserves the...


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out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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