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2010-01-05 05:00:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cobra Electronics Corporation (Nasdaq: COBR) today announced the launch of the world's first touch screen radar detectors as part of its 2010 line of detection systems. The two new touch screen models simplify user setup and alert settings. In addition to the touch screen models, Cobra is introducing the first radar, laser and safety camera detector priced under $200. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100105/CG31350-a) (Photo:...

2010-01-05 05:00:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cobra Electronics Corporation (Nasdaq: COBR) today announced new enhancements to its exclusive AURA(TM) Camera & Driving Hazard Database, furthering its position as the leading global warning system for photo-enforcement. Cobra's IntelliScope(TM) feature now provides directional alerts when approaching a photo-enforced intersection or area. In addition, the Known Speed Trap locations have been expanded to include all 50 states and Canada....

2009-10-14 03:43:00

AMSTERDAM, October 14 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.gallerydelaive.com Date: October 13 - November 24, 2009 The Chinese artist Walasse Ting celebrates his 80th birthday on October 13th 2009. His birthday will be honored at Gallery Delaive with the exhibition titled Walasse Ting 80! Walasse Ting and Nico Delaive met in Amsterdam in 1985; they have been friends ever since. Brilliance and vitality characterizes Walasse Ting's depictions of women, flowers and animals. Ting's...

2009-10-08 14:23:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cobra Electronics Corporation (Nasdaq: COBR), a leading global designer and marketer of mobile communications and navigation products, announced today that it will host a webcast of its third quarter 2009 earnings conference call. The details of the webcast are as follows: DATE: Wednesday, October 28, 2009 TIME: 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time WHERE:...

2009-09-30 14:36:05

Residents of a Florida neighborhood said nearby road construction caused the area to become overrun with venomous snakes. The Jacksonville neighbors said their problems with cottonmouths and water moccasins began when the reptiles' habitat was disturbed by construction to widen an Interstate 295 off-ramp to Old St. Augustine Road, WXJT-TV, Jacksonville, reported Wednesday. Several residents said they have had to kill a number of the invading serpents. Bill Richardson, whose dog was bitten by...

2009-09-29 04:00:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cobra Electronics (Nasdaq: COBR) today announced its partnership with the Homes for Our Troops organization to donate a portion of its fourth quarter sales to the building of or retrofitting of homes for injured war veterans. Cobra will donate proceeds from its Citizens Band radios, radar detection and navigation system sales to the Homes for Our Troops program starting October 1 through December 31, 2009. (Logo:...

2009-09-23 17:44:11

A South African man's world record attempt for living with the most venomous snakes ended when he was bitten on the foot by a puff adder. Johannes Swart, 34, was on his 37th day Monday living in a glass enclosure with 40 venomous snakes, including boomslangs, cobras and puff adders when one of the serpents bit him on the foot, leading paramedics to fear he could go into cardiac arrest and call off the stunt, The Daily Telegraph reported Wednesday. I saw him yesterday and he was in extreme...

2009-07-21 04:00:00

CHICAGO, July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cobra Electronics (Nasdaq: COBR) today announced a partnership with ProMiles(R) Software Development Corporation, in association with TruckDown Info International, Inc., in the development of a new navigation system specifically for the professional driver. With this agreement, ProMiles' and TruckDown's national database of vendor and professional driver-specific Points of Interest (POI) will be available in the new Cobra navigation unit. (Logo:...

2009-07-14 10:35:00

CHICAGO, July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cobra Electronics Corporation (Nasdaq: COBR), a leading global designer and marketer of mobile communications and navigation products, announced today that it will host a webcast of its second quarter 2009 earnings conference call. The details of the webcast are as follows: DATE: Friday, July 31, 2009 TIME: 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time WHERE: http://www.cobra.com To listen to the live call, please...

2009-03-04 16:50:43

A South African man says he and his wife remained calm as a nearly three-foot-long cobra wrapped itself around his leg as he was driving his car. Gordon Parratt, 69, of Pretoria, said the dangerous Mozambique spitting cobra got inside his car last week at the Biyamiti rest camp in South Africa's Kruger National Park, and several miles after driving off, he felt something like an insect brush against his leg, Beeld, a South African newspaper, reported Wednesday. Fortunately I'm not the panicky...


Latest Cobra Reference Libraries

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2007-02-18 23:24:24

The False Water Cobra, Hydrodynastes gigas, is a venomous species found in South America. The common name (false water cobra) is an allusion to its ability to flatten its head, similar to a cobra as a defensive reaction to make it look larger and more intimidating. There are no subspecies of this particular snake. Primarily a diurnal species, this is an extremely active and inquisitive species with an aggressive feeding response. This species of snake may exceed 9 feet in length. Photo...

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2007-02-12 21:41:13

The Indian Cobra or Spectacled Cobra, Naja naja, is a species of venomous snake native to the Indian subcontinent. The Indian Cobra is one of the four most venomous snakes in India, but is accountable for few human fatalities. Like other cobras, the Indian cobra is famous for its threat display involving raising the front part of its body and spreading its hood. On the rear of this hood are two circular patterns connected by a curved line, evoking the image of spectacles. On average, the...

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2007-01-10 10:15:24

The King Cobra, Ophiophagus hannah, is the longest of the venomous land snakes. It thrives in much of mainland India, southern China, Malaysia, the Philippines, and throughout the dense highland forests of southeastern Asia. The snake has a preference for living in areas dotted with lakes and streams, and is an excellent swimmer. Its population has decreased in some areas of its range due to the destruction of forests, but it is in no danger of becoming extinct. The King Cobra is capable...

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2005-06-22 14:55:55

The coral snakes (Micrurus and Micruroides) are two genera of about 65 snake species, found in tropical South America and southern USA. They are venomous and related to Old World cobras. Most notable are their red, yellow and black colored bands. The most well-known species is the Western Coral Snake (Micruroides euryxanthus), found in the Sonoran desert and northern Mexico. Coral snakes can look similar to the Scarlet King Snake.

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2005-06-22 14:35:57

Cobras are venomous snakes of family Elapidae, and part of several genera. They generally inhabit tropical and desert regions of Asia and Africa. These snakes kill their prey, usually small rodents and birds, by injecting a neurotoxin through their hollow fangs. The King Cobra notably eats other snakes; it feeds almost entirely on other snakes, even venomous ones (ophiophagy). The spitting cobra can also incapacitate larger would-be predators by delivering irritating venom to their eyes....

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Word of the Day
kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'