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2014-08-19 12:26:39

NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GLORY Sports International and its board of directors today appointed Jon J. Franklin as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. In this role, Franklin will oversee management of the world's premier kickboxing league, with coverage in over 170 global territories. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130801/NY57546LOGO Since 2002, Franklin has been President of The Sports and Entertainment Company (Sports-EntCo), a sports and...

Orbiting Carbon Observatory
2014-08-12 06:56:49

Alan Buis and Steve Cole, NASA Just over a month after launch, the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) -- NASA's first spacecraft dedicated to studying atmospheric carbon dioxide -- has maneuvered into its final operating orbit and produced its first science data, confirming the health of its science instrument. Atmospheric carbon dioxide is the leading human-produced greenhouse gas responsible for warming our world. It is a critical natural component of Earth's carbon cycle. OCO-2...

Rainbow-Like Feature Imaged On Venus For The First Time
2014-03-12 08:59:24

ESA A rainbow-like feature known as a ‘glory’ has been seen by ESA’s Venus Express orbiter in the atmosphere of our nearest neighbor – the first time one has been fully imaged on another planet. Rainbows and glories occur when sunlight shines on cloud droplets – water particles in the case of Earth. While rainbows arch across wide swathes of the sky, glories are typically much smaller and comprise a series of colored concentric rings centered on a bright core. Glories are...

2013-07-09 23:21:24

Survivor Z, the Interactive Fiction RPG for iOS, has announced today that award-winning comic book writer & editor Joe Keatinge will unveil a special challenge encounter based on his post-apocalyptic vision of the San Diego Comic Con. Joe's special interactive fiction challenge features artwork by Wook Jin Clark, and will be available as an In-App purchase starting on the first day of the SDCC: July 17, 2013. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Survivor Z, the Interactive...

2013-02-21 11:35:54

NASA has released a summary report on findings from a panel that investigated the unsuccessful 2011 launch of the agency's Glory spacecraft. The satellite, designed to improve our understanding of Earth's climate, was lost March 4, 2011, when it failed to reach orbit after launch aboard an Orbital Sciences Corp. Taurus XL rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. A mishap investigation board led by Bradley C. Flick, director of the Research and Engineering Directorate at...

2012-01-04 14:40:00

Author shows readers how to recognize the Glory of God in any circumstance Maitland, FL (PRWEB) January 04, 2012 In a new title from Xulon, From Glory to Glory, the Joe Lewis Story ($11.99, paperback, 978-1-60791-910-0; $19.99, hardcover, 978-1-60791-911-7; $5.99, eBook, 978-1-61379-429-6) readers will find an autobiography by Joe Lewis documenting his journey from the glory of the world to the glory of God. His journey begins with details of his life and proceeds through his service in the...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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