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2013-10-28 23:26:13

Rookie billfisher recounts life-changing Kona fishing expedition in new book. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 The Pacific blue grander, an elusive native to the shores of the Hawaiian Islands, is one of the largest fish one could hope to catch. Captain Gene Vander Hoek has four under his belt, his most recent catch with novice fisherman and author Dr. Gary White. For White, catching one of these monster fishes proved to be a life-changing event. In his book “Mom’s Fish,”...

2011-03-22 12:49:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of World Water Day today, the Levi's® brand and Water.org are partnering to raise awareness about vital water issues and bring clean drinking water to people around the world. Levi's® Water<Less(TM) jeans, a collection of denim made by using less water during the finishing process, have already helped save millions of liters of water since they hit shelves this January. A new, interactive...

2009-10-13 11:00:00

Haiti Challenge announced at Clinton Global Initiative spreads the word with Twitter SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Water.org officially launched technology that uses the Twitter API platform to connect friends and spread the word about the Haitian water crisis via Twitter. The site, http://challenge.water.org, was announced by Water.org co-founders Gary White and Matt Damon at the 2009 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting as part of a $2 million commitment...

2009-09-22 16:45:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today at the opening plenary of the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting, Water.org co-founders Matt Damon and Gary White announced the organization's $2 million commitment to provide 50,000 people in Haiti with safe water and sanitation over the next three years. As part of the commitment, Water.org has also launched a social media campaign so that anyone can participate in meeting the water challenge in Haiti. "The situation in Haiti is...

2008-10-13 12:00:19

By Julie K Buzbee By Julie K. Buzbee SPECIAL TO THE CAPITAL-JOURNAL MERIDAN -- Some of Rod Smith's science students at Jefferson West High School in Meriden get to spend their class time on the Internet. But they aren't surfing the Web or updating their MySpace pages. These teens are interacting with world-class physicists as part of the Adopt-a-Physicist program. A few years ago, Smith found out about the program that connects high school physics students to people with bachelor's...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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