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MIT Breakthrough Brings Delivery Drones Closer To Reality

MIT Breakthrough Brings Delivery Drones Closer To Reality

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The much vaunted drone delivery promise has taken a step closer to reality. In December last year the online retail giant Amazon revealed its “Prime Air” plans to deliver its products...

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2014-08-29 23:10:42

In light of a recent Zoloft lawsuit filed by a California woman in St. Clair County Circuit Court (Case No. 14-L-594), The Law Office of Melinda J. Helbock A.P.C. announces it continues to offer free case evaluations on behalf of women who took Zoloft while pregnant and whose children were born with congenital defects. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 According to The Madison-St. Clair Record, a California woman filed a lawsuit against Pfizer Inc., Greenstone LLC and Pfizer R&D...

2014-08-29 23:03:44

The North American oilfield equipment rental market report defines and segments the oilfield equipment rental market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-oilfield-equipment-rental-6484806445.html (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 The North American oilfield equipment rental market report defines and segments the oilfield equipment rental market in North America with analysis and forecast of revenue. The oilfield equipment...

2014-08-29 23:03:22

The Liberty University School of Aeronautics was presented with the landmark 10,000th single-engine aircraft from Textron Aviation Inc.'s Independence, Kan., facility. Lynchburg, Va. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron, Inc. company, delivered the 10,000th single-engine aircraft from its Independence, Kan., facility to the Liberty University School of Aeronautics on Thursday, Aug. 28. The milestone aircraft, a Cessna Skyhawk, along with two other Skyhawks, were...

2014-08-29 16:25:29

SAO PAULO, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the first half of 2014, Brazilian e-commerce registered R$ 16 billion in sales, a 26% nominal growth in relation to the same period last year. By the end of the year, the forecast is that it will reach R$ 35 billion, a result that will be 21% higher than that which was registered in 2013, reaching 104 million requests. This is some of the key data presented in the 30th WebShoppers report, released by E-bit, a company...

2014-08-29 16:22:34

TEMPE, Ariz., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vemma and its Founder and CEO have recently been recognized with several awards in The Academy of Multilevel Marketing Awards and the 2014 Videographer Awards. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140829/141509 Vemma Founder and CEO BK Boreyko was awarded CEO of the Year in the first annual Academy of Multilevel Marketing Awards. The mission of The Academy of Multilevel Marketing (TAMM) is to recognize and reward industry...

2014-08-29 16:20:55

LISLE, Ill., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) announced today that its Board of Directors approved an amendment to its Tax Asset Protection Plan that extends the expiration of the plan to November 3, 2014. The Tax Asset Protection Plan was adopted in June 2014 to protect the long-term value of Navistar's substantial net operating losses and was set to expire on September 1, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120127/MM32830LOGO-a...

2014-08-29 16:20:48

Teamsters Local 63 Poised to Begin Negotiations with Berkshire Hathaway and McLane Distribution Subsidiary MBM Corporation COVINA, Calif., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Labor Relations Board recently announced the certification of Teamsters Local 63 as the bargaining representative for 72 drivers at MBM Corporation in Ontario, Calif. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO "The drivers have stood and will continue to stand firm in their demands...

2014-08-29 12:26:54

shopgoodwill.com®, Goodwill's Premiere E-Commerce Platform, Celebrates Milestone ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- America's favorite online thrift store -- and the nation's first nonprofit online auction site -- is celebrating its 15(th) anniversary, proving that Goodwill® is not only a leader in job placement but also an innovative social enterprise through its use of e-commerce and sustainability. The site has auctioned off an array of art, antiques, musical...

2014-08-29 12:26:42

FORT COLLINS, Colo., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Otter Products LLC, maker of OtterBox(®) premium protective cases, was selected as a 2014 Top Company by ColoradoBiz magazine. The company was honored at an Aug. 28 ceremony in Denver, marking its second Top Company award. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140828/141373 Since 1988, ColoradoBiz magazine has evaluated Colorado companies of all sizes to honor those that demonstrate an ongoing commitment to excellence. A panel of...

2014-08-29 12:24:55

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS) today announced that Larry Merlo, the company's president and chief executive officer, will be making a presentation to investors at the Morgan Stanley 2014 Global Healthcare Conference on September 9, 2014. He is scheduled to present at approximately 8:35 a.m. (EDT). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090226/NE75914LOGO An audio webcast of the presentation will be broadcast simultaneously...


Latest Economy of the United States Reference Libraries

Cartercar 1912
2014-02-25 08:47:20

Cartercar is a vehicle manufacturer, founded by Byron J. Carter in 1905, Jackson, Michigan. The company moved to Detroit in 1906, then to Pontiac, Michigan from 1907 to 1915. Originally, Carter started his own company named the Motorcar Company in 1905 after leaving the Jackson Automobile Company. At the end of the year, he moved to Detroit due to financing. The company was renamed the Cartercar Company in 1907 when it relocated to Pontiac, Michigan and merged with the Pontiac High...

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2010-10-11 19:48:16

The slinky consists of a helical spring that stretches and can bounce up and down. The spring can travel down stairs as it stretches and re-forms itself with the aid of gravity and momentum. Invented by Richard James in 1940's the slinky was demonstrated at Gimbels department store in 1945. The store sold its entire inventory of 400 units in ninety minutes. James Industries was formed to manufacture the slinky. It was until 1998 that the James family cashed in by selling the company to...

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Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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