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2014-01-07 12:32:26

Slim, Tough Waterproof Case That Protects Against the Elements and Converts for Everyday Use LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Today at the 2014 International CES, renowned accessories company MarBlue introduced the world's most versatile waterproof case for the iPhone 5/5s, the DrySuit Convertible. This patent-pending case easily converts from waterproof to normal use, making it the perfect accessory for an active lifestyle. The slim, rugged design protects against water, shock,...

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2004-12-16 07:35:00

Life manages to hang on pretty much anywhere on Earth where there's liquid water. Ice-covered lakes in Antarctica are no exception. But to study the microbes that hang out down under the ice, researchers have to do some risky diving. Dale Andersen is a pioneer of the technique. Astrobiology Magazine -- Dale Andersen is a biologist at McGill University, the SETI Institute and NASA Ames. His research focuses on Mars analogs, locations on Earth that resemble Mars in one or more ways. By...


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2010-11-19 16:36:05

A wetsuit, worn by divers, windsurfers, and others engaged in water sports, is a garment, made of foamed neoprene that provides thermal insulation, abrasion resistance, and buoyancy. The suit provides insulation through bubbles of gas enclosed within the material which reduces its ability to conduct heat. These bubbles also provide buoyancy in water. Contrary to popular belief the layer of warm water trapped between the suit and the skin provides very little thermal insulation. Wetsuits...

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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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