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2014-06-12 12:20:54

Truck avoids collision with full Amtrak passenger train THE VILLAGE OF ELWOOD, Ill., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Elwood Police Department released a video today of an 18-wheel semi-truck breaking through the railroad crossing gates at Walter Strawn Drive and Route 53, avoiding what could have been a tragic collision with a loaded Amtrak passenger train. Law enforcement authorities released the video to demonstrate just how dangerous the intersection has become....

2014-06-12 08:31:26

Satellite-based 3D Positioning Service Offers an Easy Alternative to the Traditional GPS Base Station SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) announced today that its innovative Trimble(®) CenterPoint(TM) RTX(TM) correction service is now available for heavy civil construction applications. Available worldwide as a subscription service, CenterPoint RTX will offer construction companies a flexible and easy to deploy option for conducting pre-bid...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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