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2014-08-22 20:20:04

Observance of August 24 Pompeii Tragedy Sheds Light on California's Vulnerability LOS ANGELES, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During a news conference held at the California Science Center, experts shared their perspectives on volcanoes and earthquakes in Southern California and the importance of being prepared. The event took place in Pompeii: The Exhibition, in a gallery that displays images of some of the world's active volcanoes. August 24 marks the anniversary of the Mt. Vesuvius...

2014-08-22 16:22:02

Other Highlights Include a Western Marathon Featuring a Tribute to James Garner, a James Stewart Double Feature, Visual Masterpieces in the "Sundays in HD" Block, and More CULVER CITY, Calif., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- God zilla takes over Sony Movie Channel (SMC) with a month-long "Manday" block devoted to the King of All Monsters' biggest fights and baddest foes, every Monday at 10 p.m. ET. The radioactive lineup features Matthew Broderick in the 1998 blockbuster GODZILLA...

2014-08-22 12:28:08

Leading global provider of validated high-purity outsourced process tool parts cleaning, performance coatings, refurbishment, and analytical & engineering services, and leading reference microcontamination analytical laboratory to the semiconductor industry exhibit at SEMICON Taiwan 2014 tradeshow. QUAKERTOWN, Pa., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- QuantumClean(®) and ChemTrace(®) today announced that they will be exhibiting at the SEMICON Taiwan tradeshow, held at the...

2014-08-22 12:24:42

Filming will continue in Turkey for 'The Sound of Silk,' a documentary by Oscar-winning director Morgan Neville about the Silk Road Ensemble BOSTON, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- From September 3 through September 11, 2014, the critically acclaimed Silk Road Ensemble will travel to Europe for a concert tour with renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma, bringing their unique border-crossing musical experience to audiences in Izmir and Istanbul, Turkey; Paris; Amsterdam; and Luxembourg. This...

2014-08-22 12:24:16

Rebrands perennial title Organic Gardening; announces James Oseland as Editor-in-Chief NEW YORK, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rodale Inc., the world's leading healthy lifestyle company, today announced the launch of Rodale's Organic Life, a relaunch of perennial title Organic Gardening, the first organic magazine and first Rodale title, launched in 1942. The new brand, which includes magazine, digital, live event, and e-tailing components, will tap consumers' growing interest in...

2014-08-21 16:28:08

Digital Cloning of Human Expertise Opens a new Era in Artificial Intelligence NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- New York, NY - Today at 9:00 am EST, exClone Inc. announced the launch of "The exClone Project", thereby achieving an epic milestone in creating intelligent machines by the digital cloning of human expertise. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140821/138628 Using this unique technology, anyone can create an exClone by entering their personality...

2014-08-21 16:23:33

Martha Stewart, Arianna Huffington, Emilio Estefan, Patti Austin, Stars Of "The Doctors", Mavis Staples, Valerie Harper, John Mellencamp, Erin Brockovich Among Those Headlining AARP's Inaugural Ideas@50+ National Event And Expo WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP will host its first Ideas@50+ National Event & Expo at the San Diego Convention Center, September 4-6, 2014. As the leading organization for people over 50 with nearly 38 million members, AARP's...

2014-08-21 16:23:30

NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Billboard (www.billboard.com / www.billboard.biz) and The Hollywood Reporter (thr.com) today announced that three-time Academy Award-winning composer Howard Shore will be presented with the 2014 Maestro Award at the Billboard/Hollywood Reporter Film and TV Music Conference, November 5 - 6, 2014. The Billboard/Hollywood Reporter Film and TV Music Conference, in its 13th year, is dedicated to all facets of music and its uses in television, film,...

2014-08-21 08:33:25

BEIJING, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- On December 1, 2013, CUCAS (China University and College Admission System) discontinued the requirement of having international students pay for agents when applying to universities in China, and began providing free China university application service to international students. As theNo.1 online platform that provides China's universities with a self-application service, CUCAS' decision to provide this free application service have and...

2014-08-21 08:25:17

John McEnroe, Bryan Brothers, Victoria Azarenka, Taylor Townsend, and Jack Sock to Raise Money for The V Foundation for Cancer Research NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Today some of the biggest names in tennis will bring the excitement of the upcoming US Open from Queens to Manhattan for a good cause. Tennis stars John McEnroe, Bob and Mike Bryan, Victoria Azarenka, Taylor Townsend, and Jack Sock are partnering with US Open sponsor Esurance for #RallyForACause, a fund-raising...


Latest EM Reference Libraries

Copper laurel, Eupomatia laurina, leaves and flower
2014-02-10 09:02:13

Eupomatia is a genus of flowering shrub that contains 3 recorded species known to science. They belong to the ancient Eupomatiaceae family. Eupomatia are hermaphroditic trees or shrubs with simple green leaves. They produce ivory or red and yellow flowers that measure 1.2 to 1.6 inches in diameter. The fruit it produces is a fleshy berry. This fruit is popular in traditional Australian drinks, preservatives and pastries. Eupomatia barbata is commonly referred to as the Northern small...

Metellina mengei
2013-10-09 13:21:22

Metellina mengei is a spider belonging to the Tetragnathidae family located in Europe up to Georgia. It was once though to be a form of M. segmentata that occurs in the spring. M. mengei is much rarer than M. segmentata. This species is much like Metellina segmentata, from which it can only be distinguished by comparing the genital features. Another pointer id that males of M. segmentata have hairs on the underside of the first leg and M. mengei have none. On the underside of the female M....

Short-spined Crown-of-thorns Starfish, Acanthaster brevispinus
2013-08-12 14:37:20

The short-spined crown-of-thorns starfish (Acanthaster brevispinus) is a species of starfish that is classified within the Acanthasteridae family. This species has a large range that includes the Great Barrier Reef, the Philippines, and the Seychelles in the Indian Ocean. Because these areas are so far away from one another, the full range of this starfish cannot be known, but it can be said that it resides in a tropical or subtropical environment. It was first discovered by W.K. Fisher, who...

Astropecten aranciacus
2013-08-11 13:44:01

Astropecten aranciacus is a species of starfish that is classified within the Astropectinidae family. This species can be found in many areas including the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. It prefers coastal habitats with muddy terrain, living at depths between seven and three hundred feet. This species can reach an average diameter of twenty-two inches, although its common size is about twelve inches. Its arms are narrow and pointed at the ends, and hold between one and three...

Andinobates
2013-07-30 13:21:47

Andinobates is a genus of poison dart frogs located in South America. It contains species previously classified in the genus Dendrobates and in 2006 transferred to the genus Ranitomeya. In 2011, Twomey, Brown, et al. erected the genus called Andinobates for a group of twelve species of Ranitomeya. Andinobates frogs can be distinguished from their sister taxon Ranitomeya anatomically in that their second and third vertebrae are fused. They show no limb reticulation, which is present in the...

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Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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