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2011-08-19 14:46:10

According to scientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the mysterious goo that was found after washing up to the shorelines in a village in Alaska is made up of fungal spores. The new analysis corrected an announcement made last week by Alaska-based NOAA scientists who initially determined that the material was a conglomeration of microscopic eggs or embryos despoiled by a form of crustacean. NOAA said scientists from the agency's Center for Coastal...

2011-08-03 10:15:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With the devastating impacts of rising sea levels increasingly evident, authorities from around the country will meet in Anaheim, CA this August for a highly focused symposium on protecting our shoreline infrastructure from the potential devastation of the rising tides. Procedures for evaluating sea level change, the unforeseen consequences of coastal flooding, impact assessment, response and adaption strategies, new mapping tools and...

2011-07-29 12:56:00

TAMPA, Fla., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The NFL is getting back on track, but after the 132-day long lockout, are the players ready to hit the field? Coastal Orthopedics' Sports Medicine Specialist, Daniel S. Lamar, MD, a team physician for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, will be conducting pre-participation physicals and evaluating the players abilities at the Buccaneer Training...

2011-07-11 15:16:00

LONG BEACH, Miss., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jason and Franky Walker, owners of Coastal Tire & Towing, located at 9036 County Farm Rd., recently added U-Haul truck and trailer rentals to the tire business they have been operating since 2004. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090622/LA34860LOGO-b) Click here to download the photo accompanying this press release. Families needing the finest in moving services now will have increased convenience and a shorter distance to...

2011-07-06 10:15:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With the impacts of rising sea levels increasingly upon us and the need for effective action at hand, authorities from around the country will meet in Anaheim, CA this August for a highly focused symposium on protecting our shoreline infrastructure from the potential devastation of the rising tides. Procedures for evaluating sea level change, the unforeseen consequences of coastal flooding, impact assessment, response and adaption strategies,...

2011-06-16 14:56:00

BRADENTON, Fla., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Coastal Orthopedics & Sports Medicine | Pain Management announced today that they have named Belinda Holmes as Chief Administrative Officer for the company. Holmes' role chiefly leverages her extensive experience in revenue cycle management and healthcare administration, which among other responsibilities includes: contracting, coding, compliance with the full scope of diverse healthcare reform regulations, acquiring and communicating...


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Coastal giant salamander, Dicamptodon tenebrosus
2014-02-04 09:37:14

The Coastal giant salamander (Dicamptodon tenebrosus) is a member of the Dicamptodontidae family. The species is native to the United States and Canada. The Coastal giant salamander ranges from northern California to Oregon and Washington and throughout parts of south British Columbia. The Coastal giant salamander inhabits freshwater lakes, marshes and rivers. The species may also be found in temperate deciduous forests. A nocturnal species, the Coastal giant salamander may or may not go...

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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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