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2009-12-07 18:18:00

WAXHAW, N.C., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- P & L International, Inc., a leading provider of innovative land and marine based satellite communication solutions, announced today "ZipPhaser", a breakthrough maritime and aircraft satellite communication system. Initially designed for military applications, "ZipPhaser" is commercially available for the very first time. The system is designed to meet the highest performance Internet and Telephonic demands while underway at sea or air. (Photo:...

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2009-08-05 08:39:41

Sony's Columbia Pictures has bought the rights to the late U.S. singer Michael Jackson's last rehearsal footage for $60 million, court documents show. E! News said a judge still has to approve Columbia's deal with AEG Live, the concert promoter that was handling Jackson's planned 50-date residency at London's O2 arena, before the studio can make a feature-length film about Jackson's preparation for his comeback. The O2 concerts were slated to start last month. Jackson died June 25 at the age...

2009-07-29 14:34:00

SPOKANE, Wash., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobius Science Center and Charles J. Simon, founder of pioneering technology companies and nationally recognized software developer, announced today the introduction of the "PassPort to Discovery(TM)" System, an innovative interactive exhibit system designed to customize the visitor experience at science centers, museums, and other exhibit venues. Onscreen talking avatars greet visitors by name and can paraphrase the exhibit content. Charles...

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2009-03-26 13:10:00

Palomar's participation in Around the World in 80 Telescopes enabled by HRWREN's high speed, large bandwidth Around the World in 80 Telescopes, part of the International Year of Astronomy's 100 Hours of Astronomy Cornerstone Project of global outreach activities, will begin on April 3. Observatories in 15 countries spanning all the continents, as well as 11 observatories in space, will participate in this 24-hour trip to observatories across the globe and in the so-called final frontier. The...

2009-03-16 10:41:27

An outdoor, interactive science museum has opened along San Francisco's waterfront, offering visitors both toys and tools to explore scientific principles. The Outdoor Exploratorium at Fort Mason, a historic military post established in the 1860s, takes advantage of the natural and man-made landscape. Included among the exhibits is the Bridge Thermometer -- a calibrated telescope that allows viewers to see how the Golden Gate Bridge -- engineered to move up and down as much as 16 feet at its...

2008-12-05 16:02:23

A sign calling religion a myth that was on display in the Washington state Capitol was stolen and taken to a Seattle radio station overnight. The sign was grouped with holiday religious displays including a menorah and a nativity scene in the Capitol rotunda, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer said. Employees noticed it was missing Friday morning and then found it was at KPMS, a country music station, Sgt. Ted DeHart of the Washington State Patrol. Media reports about the sign had made it a...

2008-11-10 15:00:12

Southern California Edison (SCE) today announced completion of the largest environmental project of its kind in the United States - a 175-acre artificial giant kelp reef off the coast here. With the placement of 120,000 tons of rock on the ocean floor, the project is expected to produce the nation's first sustainable artificial kelp forest attracting many species of coastal fish and invertebrates dependent on such underwater habitats for shelter and food. "This reef project is a blueprint...

2008-08-30 15:10:00

The offices of Oregon Gov. Ted Kulongoski sustained smoke and water damage in a fire that hit the state Capitol early Saturday. The fire was reported about 12:30 a.m. by Willamette University students who saw flames in the building, The (Portland) Oregonian reported. Firefighters had the blaze contained within 30 minutes, Salem Deputy Fire Marshal Laird Case said. The cause of the fire, which apparently started in a part of the second floor where renovations are under way, had not been...

2008-08-26 00:00:16

Wanted: Host families for international students. That's the word from the Center for Cultural Interchange, which is designated by the U.S. Department of State to sponsor visas for high school exchange students from around the world. In most years, more families volunteer to host than are needed, but this year - perhaps because of the weak economy - not enough volunteers have come forward, according to CCI. "For the upcoming year, families are needed more than ever to help CCI meet its...

2008-08-05 18:00:30

Sacre-Coeur Minerals, Ltd. (TSX-V: SCM) (FRANKFURT: S5N) (the "Company") is pleased to announce a non-brokered private placement to raise gross proceeds of up to CAD $2.9 million. Under the terms of the private placement, the Company will offer for sale a maximum of 2,000,000 Units (the "Units") at CAD $1.45 per Unit. Each Unit will consist of one Common Share of the Company and one-half of one share purchase warrant (the "Warrants"), where each whole Warrant will allow the subscriber to...


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2004-10-19 04:45:40

Palomar Observatory -- Owned and operated by the California Institute of Technology, a privately endowed educational and research institution located in Pasadena, California, and is used to support the scientific research programs of Caltech's faculty and students. The principal instruments at Palomar are the 200-inch Hale Telescope, the 48-inch Oschin Telescope, the 18-inch Schmidt telescope, and the 60-inch reflecting telescope (operated jointly by Caltech and the Carnegie Institute of...

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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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