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2015-02-24 23:01:14

New study quantifies the connection between Earth's largest temperate desert and its largest tropical rainforest College Park, MD (PRWEB) February 24, 2015

2015-02-18 08:24:43

Conference and Exposition in San Diego Will Highlight Projects, Customers and Deal-making BERKELEY, Calif., Feb.

2015-02-03 20:22:09

Construction Fun Facts and New Stores Revealed GREENSBORO, N.C., Feb.

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2015-01-30 11:49:45

Scientists have been able to capture scientific data on the endangered Saharan cheetah for the first time, and they also were able to collect rare images of the cheetah in its natural habitat.

2015-01-23 23:00:59

Experts highlight the critical leadership role of ANDI in African health innovation; proposing the establishment of a sustainable financing mechanism to support local technology development, capacity

2015-01-20 08:36:25

KAMULI, Uganda, Jan. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The answer to extreme poverty in Africa could be Africa itself, if a new agricultural initiative lives up to its vision.

2015-01-16 08:21:32

JOHANNESBURG, January 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SOURCE Gold Fields Limited, South Africa

2015-01-16 08:21:29

JOHANNESBURG, January 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Journalists and other readers should disregard the news release "South Deep Fatality", issued at 10:28 GMT, 16 Jan 2015.

2015-01-06 16:22:32

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Mount Bisoke
2014-10-04 17:51:30

Mount Bisoke, also known as Visoke, is an active stratovolcano that is located on the border between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its summit, which reaches an elevation of 12,175 feet, is located in Rwanda. This volcano is in the Virunga Mountains, which is part of the Albertine Rift, in the western section of the East African Rift. It is protected within Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda and Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Like all of the...

Sir Samuel White Baker
2014-01-02 13:16:30

Sir Samuel White Baker, KCB, FRGS, FRS, born on June 8th of 1821 and died on December 30th of 1893, was a British explorer, naturalist, big game hunter, officer, engineer, writer, and abolitionist. He held the titles of Pasha and Major-General in the Ottoman Empire and Egypt as well. He served as the Governor-General of the Equatorial Nile Basin between April of 1869 and August of 1873, which he established as the Province of Equatoria. He is mainly remembered as the discoverer of Lake...

Africa
2013-02-18 11:10:17

As the world’s second-largest and second most populous continent, Africa is about 11.7 sq. miles including adjacent islands. It covers 6 percent of the Earth’s total surface area and 20.4 percent of the total land area. With 1 billion people, it accounts for about 15 percent of the world’s human population. It is surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, both the Suez Canal and the Red Sea along the Sinai Peninsula to the northeast, the Atlantic Ocean to the west, and the Indian...

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Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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