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New Algorithm Gives Credit Where Credit Is Due

New Algorithm Gives Credit Where Credit Is Due

Joe O'Connell, Northeastern University It makes sense that the credit for science papers with multiple authors should go to the authors who perform the bulk of the research, yet that’s not always the case. Now a new algorithm developed at...

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2014-08-21 20:22:18

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to recent news reports, the National Football League is considering moving to a "pay to play" model for the 2015 Super Bowl XLIX halftime show. In response, Hard Rock International this morning made an offer to have Hard Rock Records artists The Carnabys serve as halftime show headliners. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100323/NY75299LOGO "Hard Rock International will donate $1 million to the NFL's charity of choice if...

2014-08-21 20:22:16

Whistler Film Festival Society toasts significant contributions to the Canadian entertainment industry VANCOUVER, Aug. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Arthur Evrensel, Founding Partner of MEP Business Counsel and noted Canadian entertainment lawyer, was honoured Thursday, August 14, at the 2014 Celebrate WFF - the Whistler Film Festival Society's renowned annual charity benefit. Mr. Evrensel, whose tenure as a member of the Whistler Film Festival Society's Board of Directors culminated this...

2014-08-21 20:21:24

SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY, Calif., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Organizers promise a night of "Good Vibrations" and "Fun, Fun, Fun" as Beach Boys legend Brian Wilson takes the stage Sept. 27 at Vina Robles Amphitheatre for the final evening event of Sunset SAVOR the Central Coast - the West Coast's premier wine and food event. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140417/76304 Known as the "Mozart of Rock," Wilson will perform hits from his latest and upcoming albums at...

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 16:23:12

"Stop the Thyroid Madness II: How Thyroid Experts are Challenging Ineffective Treatments and Improving the Lives of Patients" DENVER, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stop the Thyroid Madness LLC (STTM) and author/editor Janie A. Bowthorpe, M.Ed, announce the release of the most groundbreaking thyroid disease treatment book on the market, totally written by several esteemed medical professionals. Unlike any other thyroid-related book written by doctors, this multi-author book...

2014-08-21 16:23:01

Other Highlights Include a Peter Sellers Two-Pack, a Tim McCoy Westerns Block, Silver Screen Favorites Starring James Caan, Lynn Redgrave, and Robert Montgomery, and More CULVER CITY, Calif., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- getTV pays tribute to film legend Mickey Rooney with a special block every Thursday in September, at 7 p.m. ET. The retrospective highlights Rooney's impressive range in a lineup featuring musicals SOUND OFF and ALL ASHORE (September 4); crime tales HE'S A COCKEYED...

2014-08-21 16:22:58

Sparkling Wine Makes First Appearance at 2014 Emmy Celebrations NAPA, Calif., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stellina di Notte Prosecco, from romantic northeast Italy, will be poured at the Emmy® Awards Governors Ball to be held August 25, 2014, at the Los Angeles Convention Center, immediately following the Emmy Awards telecast at the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in downtown Los Angeles. This is the first year Stellina di Notte Prosecco will be featured at the Emmy celebrations....

2014-08-21 16:20:58

AJAX, ON, Aug. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - As myriad artists, actors, musicians and cultural icons prepare to descend upon the city this September in the spirit of celebrating the art of film, world leader in the design and production of luxury automobiles Audi Canada announces its 2014 event lineup. With a long-standing commitment to the promotion and support of the arts within Canada, the brand readies to be both a highly visible and distinct presence during the internationally recognized cinematic...

2014-08-21 12:28:07

NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Becoming an author is an admirable feat, but before you commit your time and brain power to writing a book, be sure that your book has the potential to sell. The publishing market has grown even more competitive now that anyone can write and publish material on the web. However, researching keywords related to your subject of interest can offer competitive insight on a potential market for your story. Three ways to utilize keywords to develop a...

2014-08-21 12:27:55

FIRST ARTIST TO LAND 3 SONGS IN THE TOP SIX OF BILLBOARD'S DIGITAL SONGS CHART SINCE MICHAEL JACKSON NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The year's most anticipated album and ARIANA GRANDE's sophomore effort, My Everything [Republic Records], will be available August 25(th) and has already topped the charts with four #1 singles on the iTunes Overall Top Songs Chart. Among those number ones are her multi-platinum, record-setting smash "Problem" [featuring Iggy Azalea],...


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Beast of Bray Road
2014-04-22 14:12:17

Beast of Bray Road The Beast of Bray Road is a cryptid roaming the area of Elkhorn, Wisconsin and from northern Illinois to Vancouver Island, Canada. It has been labeled as werewolf in local news articles but has never been observed transforming from human to a wolf. It has been described in various accounts as being bear-like, resembling Bigfoot and wolf-like and being able to walk on two legs. Its size varies from two to four feet tall when on all four legs, and around seven feet tall...

Chalmers Touring 1922
2014-02-21 10:51:47

Chalmers-Detroit was an automobile company formed in 1908 when Hugh Chalmers bought out the Thomas-Detroit company. It was renamed to Chalmers in 1911. During the 1910s the company thrived but the post-WWI recession of the 1920s caused the company to merge with the Maxwell Automobile Company. In 1923, Chalmers ended all vehicle production. The brand is owned by Chrysler. Chalmers were considered to be an expensive car for that era. The 30 Touring and the 30 Roadster both sold for $1,500...

Lloyd Alexander, 1959
2014-01-31 13:04:08

The North German Automobile and Engine company was founded in 1908 as a German brand of vehicle owned by Norddeutsche Lloyd, a shipping company. It was located in Bremen and the vehicles produced were branded with the Lloyd name. The first cars produced were license-built Krieger electric vehicles with a few petrol-powered vehicles as well. In 1914 they merged with Hansa and became Hansa-Lloyd Werke AG. Most of the vehicles produced had the Hansa name. The Hansa-Lloyd name was on...

Mothman
2013-11-27 10:34:33

The mothman is a legendary creature that was first reported with sightings from November 12, 1966 through December 15, 1967 in the Point Pleasant area of West Virginia. On November 16, 1966, the local newspaper published a report of two couples seeing the creature. It was described as a large white winged man with glowing red eyes. The wings had a ten-foot span and it followed their car as they drove outside of town, according to their report. Over the period from the initial sighting...

Merman
2013-11-27 10:02:14

The merman is a mythological creature said to inhabit the oceans of the world. There are many different adaptations of this creature, depending on which culture the myth comes from. The behavior of the merman varies with each culture. Some have been known to summon storms that sink ships and some are wise teachers. The merman is also said to attract female humans with their singing and melodies. The description of the merman also varies, but most include the upper body being of a man...

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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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