Latest Derrick Stories

2014-07-16 12:26:05

LOS ANGELES, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seattle Seahawks running back, Derrick Coleman, Jr. enjoyed a fun afternoon tossing the football and signing T-shirts with children having Microtia (born without one or both ears) and their families at Terranea Resort in Palos Verdes, California on Saturday, July 12(th). He was there not only to meet the children, but to support Earicles (Miracles for Ears), a non-profit that helps children born with Microtia, by speaking at their annual...

2014-07-02 23:11:51

Filmmaker Raising Awareness of Domestic Violence; Fundraiser Screening to Combat It New York, New York (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Filmmaker Derrick Simmons would like to announce a special fund-raising screening of “Nobody’s Perfect,” his film about domestic violence, at the Anthology Film Archives, 32 Second Avenue (@2nd St.) New York, NY 10003 on Saturday, July 5th, 2014. There will be two screenings. Show times 8:00 pm and 10:00 pm, followed with a Q&A’s with the cast and crew....

2014-01-30 16:24:58

NFL Player with Severe Hearing Loss - Showing Anything is Possible WARRENVILLE, Ill., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When Derrick Coleman, the first legally deaf offensive player in the NFL, takes the field on Super Sunday - he will set another first, as the only deaf player to play in The Big Game. Derrick will be cheered on not only by Seattle Seahawks' fans, but also by those whose lives have been affected by hearing loss. HearingLikeMe an online community sponsored by Phonak, a...

2012-09-07 15:20:49

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A scientist says in a new paper that although it may seem like a lazy approach, watching TV might help boost your brain power. Jaye Derrick, PhD, a research scientist at the University at Buffalo's Research Institute on Addictions, found that watching a rerun of a favorite TV show might help restore the drive to get things done for people who need to gather up a little more will power. "People have a limited pool of these valuable...

2008-02-20 10:20:00

On 19th February 2008 the GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam (GFZ) officially commenced the operation of the new drill rig InnovaRig at the geothermal drill site at Drrnhaar (Bavaria). With this event, one of the most modern drill rigs worldwide, with a drilling capacity to a depth of 5000 meters becomes available. Drilling is an essential tool in Geosciences", says Professor Reinhard Httl, Scientific Executive Director of the GFZ Potsdam. Up to now modified drill rigs from the exploration...

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.'