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2012-08-13 07:23:37

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A special type of glass coating, developed by a German company and inspired by spider webs, is being used for the first time in the UK to help protect birds flocking to an island off the northeast coast of England. The glazing, which is known as Ornilux and is visible to birds but invisible to humans, was developed by researchers at Arnold Glas and is being used at a lookout tower at The Holy Island of Lindisfarne in order to keep...

2012-06-15 23:01:22

The Local Newspaper Alliance is a publicist network that reaches national and local newspapers worldwide. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 15, 2012 Richard Mahee is the founder of Mahvrick Networks (http://www.mahvrick.com) announced the launch of Local Newspaper Alliance. Mahvrick Networks is a network of blogs, websites, newspapers owned by Mahvrick and partners of Mahvrick Networks worldwide. The objective of the network is to let people have their own “Voice”. The network is...

2008-07-18 18:00:25

THE Cradle of Christianity in Britain will be broadcasting across the world this weekend. For the second year running, Wakefield and District Radio Society will be broadcasting from Holy Island, off the coast of Northumberland, when they will be trying to break their record for contacting the most people in the world in a 24-hour period. Last year, while on a similar mission, they achieved more than 2,000 contacts with other amateur radio enthusiasts throughout the world, including...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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