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Autonomous Machine Makes Over-ice Travel Safer
2013-03-04 11:09:54

National Science Foundation A century after Western explorers first crossed the dangerous landscapes of the Arctic and Antarctic, researchers funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) have successfully deployed a self-guided robot that uses ground-penetrating radar to map deadly crevasses hidden in ice-covered terrains. Deployment of the robot--dubbed Yeti--could make Arctic and Antarctic explorations safer by revealing unseen fissures buried beneath ice and snow that could...

2012-07-20 23:01:20

The festival is a 2-day event August 11 to 12, 2012 at Waterville Valley Resort, featuring a weekend full of family-friendly activities with Curious George and the Man With the Yellow Hat including a banana pancake breakfast, a family nature walk, live music, and a BBQ lunch with Curious George. Waterville Valley, NH (PRWEB) July 20, 2012 The Annual Curious George Cottage Family Festival returns in August to speak to the curiosity in us all. The festival is a 2-day event August 11 to 12,...

2008-07-21 12:00:44

By Drake Lucas, The Eagle-Tribune, North Andover, Mass. Jul. 19--People early yesterday were laying claim to spots at Hampton Beach in New Hampshire in hopes of getting relief from the oppressive heat. "There's a good crowd up here today," said Joe Bolis at the Hampton Area Chamber of Commerce. "Does anybody work on Fridays?" The high was around 90 yesterday, with temperatures today expected in the mid-90s and "oppressive" humidity, according to meteorologist Charles Foley at the...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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