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2009-09-29 08:00:00

BURBANK, Calif., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Exploring dozens of playful animals in their beautiful, natural habitats, Baby Einstein's new World Animal Adventure DVD brings unique animals from all seven continents into your home. In the World Animal Adventure DVD, the second title released under the World Music collection, little ones will explore lush jungles, frozen tundras, and golden plains to discover the joy of animals through real world images, art and iconography from cultures...

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2009-07-03 12:50:39

The Obama administration is carefully proceeding with a plan that  would use National Security Agency assistance to screen government  computer traffic on private-sector networks, while attempting to protect the privacy of citizens.The Einstein Program is an intrusion detection system that monitors  the network gateways of government departments and agencies in the  United States for unauthorized traffic. The software was developed by the United States Computer Emergency...

2009-06-24 11:17:00

Baby Einstein's New World Music DVD Amongst Honored Products BURBANK, Calif., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Baby Einstein Company, the leader in the infant media category, has received eight awards since the beginning of the year from distinguished organizations that recognize the best family-friendly products on the market and from moms and dads who simply cannot live without Baby Einstein. Since the company's debut 10 years ago, The Baby Einstein Company has been making millions of moms and...

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2009-05-02 07:47:28

Particles infused with nitric oxide are antibacterial and promote wound healing Scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have combined their revolutionary new drug-delivery system with a powerful antimicrobial agent to treat potentially deadly drug-resistant staph infections in mice. The study is published this month in the online version of the Journal of Investigative Dermatology. Staphylococcus aureus bacteria cause the majority of superficial and invasive...

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2009-04-19 09:05:00

The U.S. Defense Department is looking for a few good men "“ preferably the kind who know how to hack-in to Federal computer networks and wreak havoc on the internet.Plagued by millions of increasingly sophisticated cyber-attacks every day, federal authorities are seeking to utilize the skills of computer savvy hackers to protect their own computer systems.Acting as a cyber-liaison for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, General Dynamics Information Technology released an ad on...

2009-03-31 15:30:00

NEW YORK, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Baby Einstein, makers of award-winning infant products, is expanding beyond classical music to explore global sites and sounds with its new World Music line. Child development expert Dr. Karen Hill Scott says it's important to introduce babies to other cultures. Listen to this report from Baby Einstein at: http://inr.mediaseed.tv/oneClip_C/?feed=KAKyhsYcylfJcTyqOFKcYYn3m9YfPxXp Registered journalists can access video, audio, text, graphics and photos for...

2009-03-04 10:02:00

Bob Einstein Returns To His Infamous Role As Stuntman "Super Dave Osborne" In Spike TV Event Series This Summer NEW YORK, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Super Dave Osborne, self-described as the greatest daredevil superstar entertainer of all time, triumphantly returns to television in a four-part event series on Spike TV premiering this summer. Played by Emmy-award winner Bob Einstein, Super Dave will be featured in this mockumentary-style series which chronicles his preparations for a weekly...

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2009-02-06 07:21:03

Albert Einstein, the world renowned scientist, has been brought back to life in the form of an empathetic robot.  The robotic, rubberized version of Einstein's head and shoulders pushes the boundaries of automation by interacting with people through emotional nuances. The robot, which features Einstein's distinctive mustache, wowed onlookers at the Technology, Entertainment and Design conference. The conference, held in Long Beach, CA. hopes to encourage entrepreneurs, scientists, and...

2008-11-21 22:21:03

European researchers say they've confirmed Albert Einstein's e=mc2, more than a century after the famous physicist first unveiled the hypothesis. Laurent Lellouch of France's Center for Theoretical Physics led a team from France, Germany and Hungary in the research, which involved some of the world's strongest supercomputers, the German newspaper Deutsche Welle said Friday. Einstein's e=mc2 formula shows that mass can be converted into energy and vice versa. France's National Center for...

2008-07-03 15:00:10

By MARY ELLEN SCHOONMAKER As we slide into the holiday weekend, a lighter column is in order. But the underlying point is one that is very close to my heart. I recently attended a baby shower and was stunned by the number of gifts that I didn't know even existed. These included a Boppy pillow (for feeding and infant support), Swaddlers (a kind of Pampers diaper) and my favorite, a baby wipes warmer (for obvious reasons). Of course, there was also the usual assortment of blankets, crib...


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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Cosmological Constant -- The cosmological constant (usually denoted by the Greek capital letter lambda: Λ) is a value occurring in Einstein's theory of general relativity. The units of Λ are 1/second2; its value is unknown but believed to be positive based on recent observations. The constant is proportional to the energy density of the vacuum ρ, where π is Pi, G is the gravitational constant and c is the speed of light in vacuum. The term can be postive, negative, or...

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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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