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2012-06-21 13:57:28

NASA and Vanderbilt University's Dyer Observatory in Brentwood, Tenn., are hosting a Summer of Innovation event for rising fifth and sixth graders in the Nashville area on Thursday afternoon. NASA Associate Administrator for Education Leland Melvin will address students and join them in hands-on, Mars-related activities. Melvin also will give a presentation to a larger audience during a special astronomy-themed concert performance in the evening. Summer of Innovation events are part of the...

2006-04-03 03:38:54

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (Reuters) - Violent spring storms packing tornadoes raked wide sections of the central United States on Sunday killing at least 14 people. There were 12 deaths in the Dyersburg area in northwest Tennessee, according to Dyer County Sheriff Jeff Holt. He said most of the victims were killed in homes which were demolished by apparent tornadoes. In addition the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported two storm deaths in the St. Louis area. Witnesses said there were at...

2006-04-03 01:30:13

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (Reuters) - Violent spring storms packing tornadoes raked wide sections of the central United States on Sunday killing at least 11 people. There were nine deaths in the Dyersburg area in northwest Tennessee, according to a reporter at the State Gazette newspaper in that town who said police and fire officials there had confirmed the fatalities and feared more would be found. In addition the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported two deaths in the St. Louis area....


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holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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