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2013-01-09 05:01:23

Noted keynote speaker, global futurist and best-selling author, Jack Uldrich, has been selected to deliver keynote addresses on future trends in agriculture to the following organizations in the coming months: AgSpectrum, the Ag Connect Expo, the New Brunswick Agricultural Council and Mushroom Canada. Minneapolis, Minn. (PRWEB) January 08, 2013 Noted keynote speaker, global futurist and best-selling author, Jack Uldrich, has been selected to deliver keynote addresses on future trends in...

2012-12-20 05:01:38

The experts at FreeWebsite.com urge all to establish an online presence after government promises that the world will not end on 12/21/2012. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 19, 2012 In an article released today on their website, the experts at FreeWebsite.com discuss the ancient Mayan prediction that the world will end on December 21, 2012. Currently the government and NASA are doing their best to debunk these myths. With December 21, 2012 is quickly approaching, many are wondering if the...

Doomsday 2012: NASA Debunks The Apocalyptic Prophecies
2012-11-30 10:22:17

[WATCH VIDEO: Beyond 2012: Google+ Hangout with NASA] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online NASA took time out of its busy schedule this past week to ease the minds of many who believe the world is going to end on December 21, 2012. Following misinterpretations of the ancient Mayan calendar, doomsday seekers have been busy preparing for a front-row seat for the end of all things. However, the US space agency said Mayan apocalypse rumors are just that: rumors....

Artificial Intelligence Could Put Mankind At Risk
2012-11-26 05:28:31

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Machines rising up to enslave humanity and take over the world has been a popular theme in many science fiction works, but a new academic center in the works at Cambridge University will be dedicated to studying whether or not these kinds of potential technology-related threats could actually happen. According to Huffington Post reporter Sylvia Hui, the project, which has been dubbed the Center for the Study of Existential Risk...

NASA Testing Internet In Space
2012-11-09 13:00:50

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online NASA has demonstrated the future of the Internet in space, showing how one day space vehicles and habitats could be equipped with the Internet. Space station Expedition 33 commander Sunita Williams used a NASA-developed laptop in October to remotely drive a small LEGO robot at the European Space Observatory Center in Darmstadt, Germany. The experiment used NASA's Disruption Tolerant Network (DTN) to simulate a scenario in which an...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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