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2015-05-11 08:21:35

Delaware, Georgia, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York and Washington to Receive Funds WASHINGTON, May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In conjunction with Global Youth Traffic Safety

2015-05-11 08:21:33

San Antonio based truck accident injury attorneys assess the range of risks posed to others when loads are spilled from semi trucks. DALLAS, May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/

2015-05-11 08:20:55

Great West Chrysler emphasizes trim levels of the 2015 Ram 1500 EDMONTON, Alberta, May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- One of the most enticing aspects of the

2015-05-09 23:00:53

Wyvern recently announced they are endorsing EVAS by VisionSafe as one of their new Partnered Safety Products. (PRWEB) May 09, 2015 Wyvern recommends

2015-05-08 23:03:23

AudioEducator is conducting an audio session with nationally renowned speaker Shawn K.

2015-05-08 23:03:18

Integrated Healthcare Strategies, an expert in compensation and engagement surveys, publishes its 2015 National Nursing Compensation Survey. (PRWEB) May 08,

2015-05-08 20:20:28

Texas truck accident attorneys examine a recent report that highlights a significant factor in hundreds of big rig accident deaths in the U.S.

2015-05-08 16:26:44

WASHINGTON, May 8, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Florida businesses and residents affected by the tornado on April 25, 2015, can apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S.

2015-05-08 16:25:46

Minister Ambrose marks World Red Cross Day with Canadian Red Cross President and CEO Conrad Sauvé OTTAWA, May 8, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, and Dr.

mercury's magnetic field
2015-05-08 13:28:07

Before slamming violently into the surface of Mercury (RIP), NASA’s MESSENGER probe sent back valuable data on the planet’s magnetic field, revealing that it is almost 4 billion years old.


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Irazú Volcano
2014-10-04 18:35:23

Irazú Volcano, known as Volcán Irazú in Spanish, is an active stratovolcano that is located in Costa Rica. The origin of the volcano’s name is unknown, but it is thought to be a variant of the word Iztarú, which is the name of a village that was near the volcano, or a mixture of the words ara, meaning point, and tzu, meaning thunder. It is locally known as The Colossus due to large past eruptions. This volcano is located within Irazú Volcano National Park, which holds montane forests...

Rincón de la Vieja
2014-10-04 18:29:11

Rincón de la Vieja is an active complex volcano that is located in northwestern Costa Rica. Its name, meaning The Old Woman's Corner, refers to a legend that says that a woman’s lover was thrown into the volcano by her father, after which she lived on the volcano as a recluse. This volcano reaches 6,286 feet in elevation and is the tallest volcano in Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park. Visitors were once permitted to climb up to the crater, but a recent eruption caused this area to...

Cotopaxi
2014-10-04 18:16:10

Cotopaxi is an active stratovolcano that is located in Ecuador and is part of the Pacific Ring of Fire. This volcano, reaching an elevation of 19,347 feet above sea level, is the second tallest volcano in Ecuador and one of the tallest active volcanoes in the world. The origin of its name is unknown, but some sources say that it means Neck of the Moon in the language of the indigenous people and it has been considered sacred in their culture. Cotopaxi is shaped like a cone that is almost...

Mount Hudson
2014-10-04 18:07:58

Mount Hudson, also known as Volcán Hudson, is an active stratovolcano that is located in southern Chile, named after 9th-century Chilean Navy hydrographer Francisco Hudson. Its summit, which is covered in glaciers, holds a caldera that was created from a large eruption that occurred in 4750 BCE or 1890 BCE. Based on evidence found at the Los Toldos archaeological site, it is thought that the early eruption destroyed most settlements in the area at that time. Modern eruptions occurred in...

Karthala
2014-10-04 18:01:05

Karthala, also known  as Mount Karthala, is an active shield volcano that is located in the island nation of Comoros. Along with a smaller shield volcano, this volcano makes up the largest island in the archipelago known as Grande Comore and it reaches an elevation of 7,746 feet. It is one of the most active volcanoes in the area, erupting at least twenty times since the beginning of the nineteenth century. These eruptions have mostly affected the volcano’s caldera, leaving the majority of...

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Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).