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collaborative robots
2014-08-15 08:13:29

Researchers from the Harvard University School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering have created the first-ever thousand-robot flash mob, according to research appearing Friday in the journal Science.

2014-08-14 23:09:19

The Monster Men – launch of an exciting new adventure – a web comic strip based on a book by the author of Tarzan – Edgar Rice Burroughs! In English and Spanish! (PRWEB)

2014-08-13 23:10:13

Dr. Jaclyn Laute, an endodontist from Beijing is the first doctor from China to be certified in the Chao Pinhole Surgical Technique® at the training course held in Alhambra, CA, says Dr.

2014-08-13 08:24:24

Alex Briglio Appointed to Lead Sales Growth VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Respect Your Universe, Inc.

2014-08-12 12:33:16

Intermedia's 2014 SMB Rogue Access Study explores the security threat posed by former employees. MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug.

robotics and ai impacts no jobs
2014-08-12 07:19:13

Nearly half of all industry experts believe that robots and artificial intelligence will displace a significant number of both blue-collar and white-collar workers by 2025, and many of them are concerned that this phenomenon will result in vast increases in income inequality.

2014-08-11 23:07:09

Muse Harbor Publishing's Science Fiction/Fantasy Author Leslie Ann Moore to speak to fans and promote her upcoming “A Tangle of Fates” trilogy novel at Loncon3 in London, August 15-16,

2014-08-11 23:05:59

The New VIPER ADV Pipe Inspection Camera is well suited for exploring ducts, pipelines, mains and sewers. (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Viper ADV is a Compact

2014-08-11 12:27:26

Prepares Home-cooked Meal for Families of Hospitalized Children CHICAGO, Aug.

2014-08-08 23:00:36

An article on the breakthrough minimally invasive treatment for receding gums is scheduled to appear in an upcoming Globe “Health Report” story, “Painless Fix For Receding Gums.” by Lynn


Latest Fiction Reference Libraries

Beast of Bladenboro
2013-09-17 12:23:19

The Beast of Bladenboro is a creature that was blamed for a slew of animal deaths in the winter of 1953-54 in Bladenboro, North Carolina. Witnesses and trackers of the beast suggested it was most likely a wildcat, but uncertainty of its true identity classifies it as a cryptid. Eight miles from Bladenboro in Clarkton, North Carolina, a dog was found dead, on December 29, 1953, possibly caused by the beast of Bladenboro. Witnesses described the creature as sleek, black, and about five feet...

Issie
2013-09-06 09:50:14

Issie is a lake monster claimed to inhabit Lake Ikeda, on Kyushu Island in Japan. The name Issie was formed as an analogy to “Nessie”, the Loch Ness Monster. The legend comes from a myth that Issie was a white mare and had a foal. They lived on the shores of Lake Ikeda. When her foal was kidnapped by a samurai, she searched desperately to find it. In despair she jumped into the lake and was transformed into the lake monster. When she surfaces, the legend says she is searching for her...

Bothriechis Guifarroi
2013-06-18 13:48:58

Bothriechis guifarroi is a species of green palm-pit viper located in northern Honduras. It was previously confused with other Honduran palm pit vipers. It was discovered by scientists performing two expeditions in 2012 aiming at studying the fauna of Texiguat Wildlife Refuge. This area is thought to be one of the most endemism-rich and diverse highland forests in Mesoamerica. This species represents the 15th endemic species that occurs in the region. As a member of the genus Bothriechis,...

Spectral Bat, Vampyrum spectrum
2012-07-13 14:21:36

The spectral bat (Vampyrum spectrum) is the only species in the Vampyrum genus. Its other common names include Linnaeus's false vampire bat, the spectral vampire bat, and the false vampire bat. Despite these names, it is not related to the false vampire bats that are found in the Old World bat family. Its range extends from southern Mexico to Peru, from Ecuador to northern and central Brazil, Guyana, Suriname, and the island of Trinidad. The spectral bat can reach an average body length of...

Silver-Haired Bat, Lasionycteris noctivagans
2012-04-25 08:00:07

The silver-haired bat (Lasionycteris noctivagans) is the only species in the genus Lasionycteris within the large family of vesper bats. It can be found in the United States, Mexico, Canada, and Bermuda. Also known as silverwings, this bat is the most common in the forests of the United Sates. The bats are almost black in color with dense, silver tipped fur that makes them look “frosted”. At approximately 3.9 inches, this bat is considered medium sized. It can weigh up to .4 ounces. It...

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  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
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