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2013-06-06 23:33:47

PhoneDaddy.com offers to purchase the cell phones of about 100 AirTran rule-breaking students from the Yeshivah of Flatbush Joel Braverman High School in Brooklyn in order to help them follow airline regulations, and make extra summer cash. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 After about 100 students from the Yeshivah of Flatbush Joel Braverman High School in Brooklyn, as well as their eight chaperones, were kicked off an AirTran flight departing to Atlanta for their senior class trip...

2012-05-11 11:52:29

Autonomous robots created by 11 teams of engineers from across the country will compete for a NASA prize purse of $1.5 million on the campus of Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), in Worcester, Mass., June 14 -17. The challenge: design and develop the next generation of robots to explore the landscapes of other worlds. The NASA-WPI Sample Return Robot Challenge requires the competing teams to design and build an autonomous robotic system that will locate and collect a set of specific...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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