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2013-04-16 15:32:01

New research tracking the movement of dredged sediment around Liverpool Bay could save millions of pounds, according to scientists at the National Oceanography Centre in Liverpool. Each year, sediment has to be dredged from the port and deposited elsewhere to maintain access for commercial vessels. But according to the new study, the dredged material appears back in the port again within just a few weeks of its removal, carried by sea currents. "There are two competing sediments coming...

2013-04-06 23:03:00

The attorneys at d'Oliveira & Associates recently obtained a Social Security Disability award for a Taunton, MA man. (PRWEB) April 06, 2013 The attorneys at d'Oliveira & Associates recently obtained a significant award for a Taunton client whose case was brought before the Social Security Administration (Taunton, MA District Court, Case Number TN-12835). According to the complaint, the client (whose name is withheld for confidentiality purposes) had become unable to work after a...

2013-03-17 23:03:26

QueenBeeTickets.com announces a price reduction for all 2013 Fleetwood Mac tour tickets for sale from their website. Fleetwood Mac tickets are in high demand and some lucky fans now have the opportunity to buy them at a discount. Germantown, Wisconsin (PRWEB) March 17, 2013 QueenBeeTickets.com has implemented a price reduction across their inventory of Fleetwood Mac tour tickets for sale for all 2013 concerts. Folks from all over the country have been taking advantage of this opportunity to...

2013-02-09 23:01:11

So many fans are excited that this legendary group will be performing live again in 2013, and BuyCheapTicketsToEvents.com has added some front row seats to its selection of discount tickets for Fleetwood Mac's upcoming concert tour. Serious fans are encouraged to secure seats for Fleetwood Mac concerts early due to anticipated sell outs. Germantown, Wisconsin (PRWEB) February 09, 2013 Once a new tour was announced, Fleetwood Mac tour tickets became some of the most talked about tickets of...

Whale Of A Find Could Be Worth Thousands
2013-02-01 06:12:43

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Normally, stumbling across a pile of vomit while taking a stroll along the beach isn´t exactly a good thing, but in the case of one UK man, it could pay off big time. The substance in question — a lump of a rare substance known as ambergris, which has a waxy texture and is yellow in color — is produced in the digestive systems of sperm whales and is an ingredient used in some perfumes. According to Ben Jackson,...

2013-01-18 23:00:07

Small group tour operator Olde Ipswich Tours announces its second annual tour of Italy in partnership with Salem, MA, Italian restaurant Caffe Graziani from March 11-21, 2013. Restaurant owners Giovanni and Paula Graziani, with Olde Ipswich Tours, will bring loyal customers of the restaurant to Giovanni´s hometown of Piglio, Italy, for a once-in-a-lifetime authentic Italian experience. Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 18, 2013 Olde Ipswich Tours, in collaboration with Caffe Graziani...

2013-01-13 17:01:58

d´Oliveira & Associates Issues Press Release With Current Statistics on Taunton Car Crashes (PRWEB) January 13, 2013 Taunton, Massachusetts had 55,874 residents living within its 48 square miles. Taunton is centrally located between the cities of Boston, Fall River, New Bedford, and Providence. The city´s streets are usually busy because of several corporate headquarters located in Taunton and its convenient location for commuters. Companies like Jordan´s Furniture,...

2013-01-04 05:02:08

Port Ludlow Marina makes a splash at the Seattle Boat Show, which runs January 25th - February 3rd. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 03, 2013 You've heard the saying "Everyone's a winner"? Well, everyone who stops by the Port Ludlow Marina's booth at the Seattle Boat Show will be. This year Port Ludlow is offering everyone who comes to their booth a prize. Each visitor will receive a scratch and win ticket in one of three catagories: Marina, Inn, or Golf and every ticket is a winner. Prizes...


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Canvey Island Monster
2013-08-01 12:07:38

In November 1953, a carcass of a strange looking creature washed up on the shore of Canvey Island, England. Another carcass was found in August 1954. The Canvey Island Monster was the name given to this creature. The 1953 carcass was 2.4 feet in length with bulging eyes, gills, and thick reddish brown skin. Its feet were shaped like a horseshoe with five toes, but lacked arms and hands. The remains were considered no threat so it was cremated. The second carcass was similar in looks but...

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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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