Latest Chris Martin Stories

2014-07-21 08:21:20

HONOLULU, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The first of 13 teams competing in the Great Pacific Race arrives into Waikiki, setting a new world record and completing their epic 2,100 nautical mile ocean row. They left Monterey, California on June 9th at 10am and are expected to arrive into Waikiki, Hawaii early on Tuesday 22nd July. WHAT: GREAT PACIFIC RACE [http://greatpacificrace.com ], inaugural and first-of-its kind rowing race across the Pacific. The winning team will...

2014-06-19 04:20:17

SAN FRANCISCO, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Great Pacific Race and 4KNET have teamed up to document and capture the First Rowing Race on the Pacific Ocean which features 34 individuals from 10 countries around the world taking part as they race from California to Hawaii powered only by human power. The event is being filmed in Ultra High Definition (U-HD) otherwise known as "4K video" and is an ambitious technical achievement for the sport. TRAILER CAN BE VIEWED...

2014-05-28 08:28:12

13 Crews Prepare for Epic Race to Row California to Hawaii on June 7, 2014 MONTEREY, Calif., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 13 Crews sit ready in Monterey Bay, California, for the start of one of the most grueling adventures on Planet Earth. This June 7 at 10am, an entirely human-powered rowing race (no sails, no motors) sets out from Monterey, California, to row across 2,400 miles of tempestuous ocean to Honolulu, Hawaii. Many of the crews are first-time ocean rowers, and several...

2013-12-13 23:05:02

How Do You Roll? Signs New Franchisee, Plans to Open in 2014 Tampa Bay, FL (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 Tampa Bay will soon be rolling with How Do You Roll?, the custom sushi shop. Franchisee Chris Martin, operating as M Concepts, LLC, has signed an agreement and is currently looking for a location in the University Parkway, USF, Gulf Coast Towncenter, or Mercato areas. “Sushi is one of my favorite foods, and I would like to grab it fresh, and quickly,” Martin said in response to why he...

2013-08-29 23:31:02

Software training firm Infinite Skills Inc. introduces its "Cinema 4D Special Effects Techniques Training Video," a tightly focused 5 hour course teaching a selection of high-end special effects using Cinema 4D, a leading 3D modeling program. (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Software training firm Infinite Skills Inc. last week introduced its "Cinema 4D Special Effects Techniques Training Video," a tightly focused course teaching a selection of high-end special effects using...

2013-01-31 23:01:25

InfiniteSkills Inc. releases a 6 hour - 74 lessons Learning Maxon Cinema 4D R14 Training video, a course that offers an intuitive insight into practical modeling techniques with Maxon's latest software. (PRWEB) January 31, 2013 Software training firm InfiniteSkills Inc. introduces its Learning Maxon Cinema 4D R14 Training, a video based course designed for new 3D designers and experienced users seeking to round out their knowledge of the popular 3D modeling application's capabilities. Maxon...

Snapshot Of Pupfish Evolution In Action
2013-01-10 15:28:17

University of California - Davis Chris Martin has bred more than 3,000 hybrid fish in his time as a graduate student in evolution and ecology at UC Davis, a pursuit that has helped him create one of the most comprehensive snapshots of natural selection in the wild and demonstrated a key prediction in evolutionary biology. "We can see a surprisingly complex snapshot of natural selection driving the evolution of new specialized species," said Martin, who with Professor Peter Wainwright...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'