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2011-07-19 18:34:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaia Interactive, the world's most active social gaming community with more than 20 million unique visitors a month, has partnered with Fever Studio, one of South Korea's most prominent social gaming developers. Over the past five years, Fever Studio has developed many noteworthy online and mobile games such as Alchemist TCG. Fever Studio is making a strong impression in the social gaming scene with their first title 'Everytown' which is...

2010-09-14 07:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaia Interactive, owner of Gaia Online, the world's most active social gaming community with more than eight million young adult members, recently announced the release of a new game, Frontier Skies. Players embark on a challenging journey across the world of Gaia to save the ecosystem of a legendary floating island, battling eco-disasters and famine while competing against other teams around the country. Frontier Skies is the much-hyped finale of...

2010-06-03 07:00:00

TEMPE, Ariz., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Advancing Technology (UAT), a leading innovator in education focused on new and emerging technologies, has named Dr. Lynn Margulis, renowned theoretical biologist, author and distinguished University Professor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, as the 2010 inductee in the Leonardo da Vinci Society for the Study of Thinking. Dr. Margulis' revolutionary work in biology earned her prestige in the field with her theory on the...

2010-03-31 06:09:32

A scientist and environmentalist who gained notoriety for proposing that the Earth behaved like an organism now claims that mankind isn't smart enough to deal with global climate change. British researcher James Lovelock--the man who four decades ago formulated the Gaia hypothesis, which asserts that the living and nonliving systems of the Earth work together like the various parts of a living organism--told Leo Hickman of The Guardian, "I don't think we're yet evolved to the point where...

2008-07-14 09:00:29

Gaia Online, the leading online hangout for teens, today announced an $11 million Series C round of venture funding from Institutional Venture Partners (IVP). At a time when eMarketer is predicting the number of teen internet users visiting virtual worlds will jump from the reported 8.2 million users in 2007 to 20 million in 2011, Gaia Online is dedicated to bringing this growing audience rich and engaging experiences that are natural extensions of their real-life interests. "Gaia Online is...

Word of the Day
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'