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2013-06-19 23:19:05

Craig Woolheater of CryptoMundo.com to unveil SquatchIt at the Falcon Project Conference and Hopssquatch Event this weekend Dallas, TX (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 Craig Woolheater of CryptoMundo.com will be unveiling SquatchIt at both the Falcon Project Conference and Hopssquatch Event on Saturday, June 22, 2013, and Sunday, June 23, 2013. Craig will be representing the premier online destination for all things Sasquatch, CryptoMundo.com as well as demonstrating the SquatchIt Sasquatch predator...

Study: Allosaurus Ate Less Like A Crocodile, More Like A Falcon
2013-05-22 10:42:47

April Flowers for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online To dismember its prey, the mighty Tyrannosaurus rex thrashed its massive head from side to side. T. rex´s smaller cousin, the Allosaurus, was a more dexterous hunter and tugged at prey more like a modern day falcon, a new study from Ohio University shows. "Apparently one size doesn't fit all when it comes to dinosaur feeding styles," said Ohio University paleontologist Eric Snively. "Many people think of Allosaurus...

2013-05-06 23:23:54

Founder of Red Bull buys a DeepFlight Super Falcon submersible Point Richmond, CA (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 Hawkes Ocean Technologies announced today that Dietrich Mateschitz, co-founder of the energy drink company Red Bull, has ordered a DeepFlight Super Falcon submersible. The state of the art, two—person winged submersible craft is being delivered to Laucala Island Resort, on Mr. Mateschitz´ private island in Fiji. DeepFlight Super Falcon, Hawkes Ocean Technologies´ production...

SpaceX Grasshopper Makes Another Successful Jump
2013-04-24 04:52:56

[ Watch the Video: Grasshopper 250m Test | Ring of Fire ] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online SpaceX, a private space transportation company, announced the fifth successful flight trial of its Grasshopper Vertical Takeoff Vertical Landing (VTVL) Vehicle. Grasshopper flew 820 feet straight up, hovered in place while holding against the wind, and then returned to the launch pad. According to a Universe Today report, the 10-story Grasshopper was designed by SpaceX to...


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Elon Musk
2013-08-05 10:31:59

Elon Musk was born on June 28, 1971. He is a South African-American inventor and entrepreneur. He is the founder of SpaceX and Co-founder of Tesla Motors and PayPal. He is also chairman of SolarCity. Musk attended Bryanston High School in South Africa, but graduated from Pretoria Boys High School. In the early 90s, Musk was educated at Queen's University in Kingston Ontario Canada and left Canada around 1992 to pursue Business and Physics at the University of Pennsylvania, where he...

Merlin, Falco columbarius
2013-05-18 07:02:38

This bird of prey is known more as a pigeon hawk. The Merlin is from the Northern Hemisphere with some migrating to subtropical and northern tropical areas during the winter. There has also been a discovery that there are two different, very distinct, species: the North American and the Eurasian. The North American Merlin was first described by a Swede taxonomist, Carl Linnaeus. The Merlin is between 9 and 13 inches long with a wingspan of 20-29 inches. The Merlin is an exceptionally...

Laughing Falcon, Herpetotheres cachinnans
2013-04-23 23:04:40

The Laughing Falcon (Herpetotheres cachinnans), also known as the Snake Hawk (erroneously, since it’s not a hawk), is a medium-sized bird of prey belonging to the falcon family Falconidae, the only member of the genus Herpetotheres. This Neotropical species is an expert snake-eater. Its common and scientific names are both in reference to its distinctive voice. The English name comes from its loud voice, as does the specific name cachinnans, which is Latin for “laughing aloud” or...

Yellow-headed Caracara, Milvago chimachima
2012-12-28 12:54:53

The Yellow-headed Caracara is a bird of prey belonging to the Falconidae family. It’s found in tropical and subtropical South America and the southern part of Central America. Not like falcons in the same family, the caracara is not a fast-flying aerial hunter, but it is rather sluggish and often gets food by scavenging. The caracara is 16 to 18 inches long and weighs 11.5 ounces on average. Just like many other birds of prey, the females are larger than the males, weighing 11 to 13...

Gyrfalcon, Falco rusticolus
2012-11-28 14:23:53

The Gyrfalcon, also spelled as gerfalcon, is the largest of the falcon variety. This falcon breeds on Arctic coasts, and the islands of North America, Europe, and Asia. It mostly lives there as well, yet some Gyrfalcons disperse more widely after breeding season or in the winter. This bird is isolated throughout the Northern Hemisphere, with populations in Northern American, Greenland, and Northern Europe. The plumage varies with location, with birds being colored from all white, to dark...

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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.