Latest Geography of the Northern Territory Stories

2010-01-27 14:27:37

Residents of the northern coastal areas of Australia's Northern Territory and NASA's Aqua satellite have seen new life "blown into" a low pressure system that is once again Tropical Storm Olga. At 16:00 UTC on Wednesday, January 27 (11 a.m. U.S. Eastern Time) or 1 a.m. Thursday January 28, 2010 in Australia/Darwin, Tropical Storm Olga had maximum sustained winds near 39 mph (35 knots). Its center was still over land near 16.0 degrees South and 136.4 degrees East. That's about 9 miles (15...

2008-09-17 12:00:25

Pancontinental Uranium Corporation (TSX VENTURE: PUC) ("Pancon" or "the Company") is pleased to report that an aggressive diamond drilling program using modern day exploration technologies will now test historical uranium discoveries made in Northern Territory, Australia in the 1980's by global resources giants Mobil Energy Minerals Australia ("Mobil") and Total Mining Australia Pty. Ltd. ("Total"). A drill rig has now been allocated to an intensive diamond core program at the Company's...

Word of the Day
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.