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2014-01-15 14:19:08

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists: It is still 5 minutes to midnight and much too close to doomsday The Science and Security Board of the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists today called on the United States and Russia to restart negotiations on reducing their nuclear arsenals, to lower alert levels for their nuclear weapons, and to scrap their missile defense programs. The Board also implored world leaders to take immediate action to combat climate change as it announced that the minute hand...

Killer Robots, Climate Change Keeps Doomsday Clock At 11:55 PM
2014-01-15 14:28:10

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Science and Security Board of the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists said on Tuesday that its Doomsday Clock is remaining at five minutes until midnight. The Doomsday Clock was invented by the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, which included some of the researchers that worked on the atomic bomb. In the 1940s a wife of one of the researchers illustrated a clock pointing to 11:53 p.m., helping to birth the idea of a Doomsday Clock. The...

2014-01-10 08:22:29

MELBOURNE, Australia, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today on the eve of the Australian Open in Melbourne, Seiko launches its new partnership with Novak Djokovic. Shinji Hattori, President of Seiko Watch Corporation, is proud to announce the agreement in person and to present to Novak a Seiko Astron GPS Solar watch as a symbol of this global three year partnership. For broadcast quality footage and high-res images, please visit the Multimedia News...

2014-01-09 23:03:05

New diet for women who want an hourglass figure formulated by Herbal Tropics. Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 Many women out there want to be muscular and thin like Jillian Michaels or Tracy Anderson, but that's not the only shape women strive for. Some of us want voluptuous, shapely, and feminine curves like those of Beyonce or Sofia Vergara. Women trying to achieve this type of hourglass figure are hard pressed to find diet regimens on the market that cater to them and help...

2014-01-08 12:32:48

GENEVA, January 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swiss watchmaker URANIUM WATCH invents watch skins and creates an exclusive, innovative customizable concept for watches. Now, a single watch can be transformed infinitely and adapted as much as its owner desires to match clothing, shoes, bags or total look and style. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140108/662442 ) URANIUM WATCH wristwatches can change looks according to fashion trends, making them awesomely...

2014-01-01 23:02:16

The SB475ss analog extra-loud, vibrating alarm clock from Sonic Alert has a more traditional alarm clock style and offers numerous features to wake hard-of-hearing and hard-to-wake individuals. Troy, Michigan (PRWEB) January 01, 2014 The Sonic Alert SBA475ss sleek analog-style alarm clock is for those who prefer a bit more traditional clock and an easy-set dial. In addition to old school clock and wake up time, the SBA475ss also features a night-light that can illuminate your surroundings...

2013-12-20 23:23:22

The E. Howard No. 68 was the top lot in an auction that saw 370 rare and important clocks from several prominent collections come up for bid in a sale which grossed over 1 million dollars. The clock shattered the previous record of $230,000.00, also set by Fontaine’s, last November. Pittsfield, MA (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 An E. Howard No. 68 floor standing astronomical regulator clock descending over the course of many decades from the original family sold for $277,300 at an antique...

2013-12-12 23:31:33

New time and attendance software assists with tracking employees and other personnel in various locations and departments. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 MinuteHound presents the next generation of time clock technology. Long gone are the days of punching a time clock. Electronic Time Clocks use access cards that are expensive to buy, and they need to be replaced often which costs companies even more money MinuteHound time clock software offers companies a revolutionary method of...

2013-12-10 23:28:29

Part of the Leviton Decora line, these 24 hour timer switches are fully programmable and equipped with a built-in astronomical clock. Issaquah, WA (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 A leading provider of hardware equipment and electric tools, TheHardwareCity.com has expanded its offering of high-quality Decora switches with the Vizia+ 24 hour programmable timer device. Also known as the VPT24-1PZ, this timer switch packs higher accuracy and advanced features to help users reduce electrical costs....


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2010-09-16 15:30:25

An astronomical clock is a clock with special mechanisms and dials to display astronomical information. This information can include everything from the relative position of the sun and the moon to major planets to zodiacal constellations. The term Astronomical clock is loosely used to refer to any clock that shows astronomical information. The clock could include the location of the sun and the moon, age and phase of the moon as well as other astronomical data. However, it should not be...

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Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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