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Rapid Changes In The Earths Core
2012-10-23 05:44:09

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists writing in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) said the magnetic gravity fields of Earth are going through some changes. Earth's magnetic field is generated by flows of liquid iron in the outer core. The Earth's magnetic field protects us from cosmic radiation particles. By understanding these processes in the outer core, scientists are able to have a better grasp of the terrestrial shield....

2012-03-19 04:15:51

How much ice is Greenland is really losing? - Movement in the Earth's mantle? - Enough water for all? For the first time, the melting of glaciers in Greenland could now be measured with high accuracy from space. Just in time for the tenth anniversary of the twin satellites GRACE (Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment) a sharp image has surface, which also renders the spatial distribution of the glacial melt more precisely. The Greenland ice shield had to cope with up to 240 gigatons of...

2010-12-17 12:15:00

European scientists are planning to measure the movement of the oceans just by tracing their magnetism. The effort will be achieved using three super-sensitive spacecraft known as SWARM, which will be launched in 2012. The magnetic signal of the tides has been seen before, but the new mission would aim to observe far more detail. The new system should provide additional data on how the oceans transfer heat around the Earth, a key feature of the climate. "When salty ocean water flows...

2010-07-08 06:55:00

VERONA, N.J., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Like people around the world, Americans have been fascinated by purported sightings of Scotland's Loch Ness Monster ever since the legendary water-beast began to make media headlines in 1933. What many Americans may not know is that Vermont's Lake Champlain is believed, by some, to have a water-beast of its own, known as "Champ," the lovable Champlain Monster. Now, Shankman & O'Neill (author Ed Shankman and illustrator Dave O'Neill) are bringing...

2010-06-07 10:21:00

COLCHESTER, Vt., June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Champlain Cable Corporation, continuing its supply and development efforts of Irradiation Crosslinked Low Smoke Zero Halogen (LSZH) voice and data twisted pair shipboard communication and control cables, has received its third qualification from the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) for lightweight shipboard cable specification MIL-DTL-24643. This qualification listing is for M24643/62 all variants LSPB2SD, LSPB2SDW, LSPB2SDOS, and LSPB2SDOSW....

2010-04-23 11:30:00

BURLINGTON, Vt., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Dealer.com (http://www.Dealer.com), the global leader of online marketing solutions for auto dealers, chose Earth Week to reveal plans for the growth of its digital marketing operation in Vermont. The announcement was made by Mark Bonfigli, Founder and CEO of Dealer.com, at a press conference April 23, 2010 at the company's headquarters, a LEED-certified building that houses an un-matched corporate culture dedicated to the health and wellness of its...

2010-03-04 06:50:00

MONETA, Va., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Lake monsters have captured imaginations for centuries. Lakelubbers.com tells tales of 17 such creatures in the USA, Canada, Scotland, Ireland, Costa Rica and Argentina. Loch Ness's "Nessie" is best known. Muckie, Ogopogo, Memphre, Champ, Illies, Tarpie, Nahuelito and nine others are less familiar. Most lake monsters look like serpents, dragons or giant fish. But Canada's Thetis Lake monster has been described as a scaly, gilled humanoid - similar to...

2009-10-05 18:24:00

NEW YORK and SYDNEY, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Castle Harlan, Inc., the New York private equity investment firm, and CHAMP Private Equity, its affiliate based in Sydney, Australia, confirmed today that they have agreed to sell United Malt Holdings (UMH), one of the world's largest producers of malt for the brewing and distilling industries, to GrainCorp, Ltd., a major Australian bulk-grain handler. The transaction would be valued at US$655 million (A$757million). The confirmation...

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Drawing of a Sea serpent
2014-01-20 09:21:57

A sea serpent is creature that inhabit the oceans, lakes, and rivers, with sightings from almost every large body of water all over the world. Most sightings can be explained as misidentifications of real animals such as whales, oarfish, or sharks, like the frilled shark. Sea serpents have been reported for hundreds of years with sightings still being claimed today. Over 1,200 sightings have been identified by cryptozoologist Bruce Champagne. Other cryptozoologist have stated that sea...

Samuel de Champlain
2014-01-07 10:15:12

Samuel de Champlain, known as The Father of New France, was a Frenchman with many titles including navigator, soldier, explorer, cartographer, and diplomat. Born Samuel Champlain in 1574 to a family of mariners, exploration was in his blood and he took his first voyage as a young man in 1603, led by François Gravé Du Pont. In his early years, Champlain learned to navigate, create nautical charts, draw, and make applied reports. From 1594 or 1595 to 1598, he learned fighting skills in the...

2013-09-26 09:13:24

Champ is a cryptid within the lake monster, sea serpent class of cryptozoology. It is claimed to reside in Lake Champlain, which is partially located in the states of New York and Vermont of the United Sates, plus it extends into Quebec, Canada. The lake is 125 miles long, 14 miles across, approximately 400 feet deep, and covers a 490-square-mile area. There have been over 300 reported sightings of Champ, but there is no scientific evidence that this cryptid exists. The Iroquois and...

Loch Ness Monster
2013-09-08 07:15:39

One of the most well-known, talked about, and searched for cryptid in history is the Loch Ness Monster, otherwise known as Nessie. It is a large animal that is claimed to inhabit Loch Ness in the Scottish Highlands. Its description has varied from each account over the years from when it was first heard of in 1933. Many reported sightings, photographs, videos and sonar images have been released since, but there has been no proof of existence to date. The most common belief for Nessie is a...

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  • 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.