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2009-04-06 10:05:00

NASA has named its "off-world racing" champions in the 16th annual Great Moonbuggy Race: Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, N.Y. won the college division; and Erie High School Team 2 from Erie, Kan., and Huntsville Center for Technology Team 2 from Huntsville, Ala., tied for first place in the high school division. The three teams bested a field of competitors that included 68 teams from 20 states, Puerto Rico, Canada, Germany, India and Romania. Rochester Institute and...

2008-09-18 06:00:26

By Tony Batt By TONY BATT stephens washington bureau WASHINGTON - The House Financial Services Committee on Tuesday voted 30-19 to require federal agencies to define unlawful Internet gambling before completing regulations to enforce a ban against it. The question now is whether the margin of Tuesday's vote will persuade House leaders to schedule a vote on the House floor before Congress adjourns in the next few weeks. Even if the bill does not pass this year, it is expected to...

2008-07-08 09:00:12

EpiVax, Inc, a leader in the field of computational immunology, announced today that it has received a grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), a division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to develop "Epi-13", a novel therapeutic for the prevention and treatment of Type 1 diabetes, a devastating and chronic autoimmune disease that affects three million Americans. NIDDK will provide EpiVax $600,000 over two years to reach...

2008-06-27 12:03:10

STOCKBRIDGE, Ga., June 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Georgia Health Care Association and the American Health Care Association (AHCA) today praised Senators Saxby Chambliss (R) and Johnny Isakson (R) and Representatives Sanford Bishop (D-2), John Barrow (D-12), and David Scott (D-13) for helping lead a bipartisan efforts in the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives to prevent the Bush Administration from moving forward with regulatory-driven cuts to seniors' Medicare Part A...

2006-08-08 18:36:55

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former African-American crewman who once worked on NASCAR's Winston Cup circuit sued the governing body of the U.S. stock car series on Tuesday for race discrimination and breach of contract. David Scott, who worked as a motorcoach driver to one of the racing teams, claimed NASCAR executives deceived him and did not fulfill promises of a job following a well-publicized 1999 racial incident involving white motorcoach drivers, according to the complaint filed in...


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2012-10-25 11:30:42

Ronald Ellwin Evans, Jr. was an astronaut that worked with NASA on the Apollo missions and served as a Captain in the United States Navy. Evans is one of the twenty-four astronauts to fly to the moon. . Evans was born on November 10, 1933 in St. Francis, Kansas. He graduated from Highland Park High School in Topeka, Kansas. Boy Scouts of America played a huge role in Evans youth as he attained the highest level of Life Scout. Evans then went on to study at the University of Kansas...

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2010-11-18 18:11:26

Michael Collins was an American astronaut and test pilot who was one of only 24 people to have flown to the Moon. He was born on October 31, 1930 in Rome, Italy. As a child he moved constantly due to having military parents. His family ended up in Washington DC, where Collins attended St. Albans School. After his graduation, he went to the United States Military Academy and continued on to join the United States Air Force. He completed flight training at Columbus Air Force Base, moved on to...

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2010-10-29 20:07:02

David Scott was a NASA astronaut who was the seventh person to walk on the Moon and the first person to drive on the Moon. He was born David Randolph Scott on June 6, 1932 on Randolph Air Force Base near San Antonio, Texas. As a child, he was active in the Boy Scouts of America and graduated from The Western High School in Washington, D.C. in June 1949, as an honor student and a record setting swimmer. After his first year of college, he received an invitation to attend West Point where he...

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2010-10-12 14:53:01

Neil Armstrong is one of the most well known American astronauts. is Neil Armstrong. He is an American aviator and a former astronaut, test pilot, aerospace engineer, university professor, and United States Naval Aviator. He was also the first person to walk on the Moon. He was born as Neil Alden Armstrong on August 5, 1930 in Wapakoneta, Ohio. His father, Stephen, worked for the state government, which caused the family to move around many tunes throughout Armstrong's childhood. As a child,...

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2010-10-07 15:28:10

James Irwin was an American astronaut, an engineer, and was the eighth person to walk on the moon. He was born James Benson Irwin on March 17, 1930 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He lived a fairly normal childhood and graduated from East High School in Salt Lake City, Utah in 1947. He went on to attend the United States Naval Academy and received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1951. Following the Naval Academy, he attended the University of Michigan and earned a Master of Science in...

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Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.