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2014-02-20 16:23:12

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As California baby boomers enter their senior years, many will face the unique challenges of living independently in rural areas. According to the California Department of Aging's State Plan on Aging 2013-2017, the number of people age 60 and older is expected to soar to 13.9 million by 2050, a 128 percent increase from 2010, representing 25 percent of all Californians. As the senior population has increased, so has the cost of...

2012-09-13 23:00:49

Guild Wars 2 Mesmer Guide with GW2 Domination now released for the best leveling and builds. More details about the guide can be found at gw2dominationguide.com. (PRWEB) September 12, 2012 The battle through the quests and lands of Tyria is one that is grueling and treacherous for any unprepared gamer, especially those that are trying to take on the complex profession of the Mesmer. Tyria is the inviting yet intimidating land of ArenaNet's latest Guild Wars title released on August 28th. At...

2008-07-14 06:00:26

By Jane Ann Morrison Just call me Princess Tenpercenter, my new Indian name taken in honor of my proud Cherokee ancestry and the 10 percent who officials claim are the only ones who have trouble with the signage at McCarran International Airport. From the response I've had since that column ran last Saturday, there's a whole tribe who think signage at the airport is lousy, particularly when entering from the airport tunnel. Department of Aviation spokesman Chris Jones, aka Chief...

2006-01-17 13:42:53

Please read in 11th paragraph ...any solid material from beyond the moon... instead of ...any extraterrestrial solid material... By Nichola Groom LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A space capsule loaded with comet dust was barreling toward Earth after being released by its mother ship late on Saturday following a seven-year, 2.9 billion-mile journey to recover materials formed at the dawn of the solar system. NASA's Stardust mission, which will allow scientists to study comet samples for...

2006-01-15 01:43:11

By Nichola Groom LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A space capsule loaded with comet dust was barreling toward Earth after being released by its mother ship late on Saturday following a seven-year, 2.9 billion-mile journey to recover materials formed at the dawn of the solar system. NASA's Stardust mission, which will allow scientists to study comet samples for the first time, ends early Sunday when the 100-pound (45 kg) capsule is expected to land at the U.S. Air Force Utah Test and Training...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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