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2011-07-31 11:19:00

SANDUSKY, Ohio, July 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- It is two for the record books. Beach balls were bouncing and sunscreen was being smoothed onto arms, legs and noses as Cedar Point set two new world records earlier today (Sunday, July 31) during Guinness World Record Day held at the Sandusky, Ohio, amusement park/resort. During the first record-setting event, 401 guests were able to bounce beach balls for 10 seconds to establish a world record for most people bouncing beach balls at the same...

2011-07-15 07:00:00

NEW YORK, July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Diageo plc (NYSE: DEO), the world's leading premium spirits, wine and beer company, today announced the launch of QREAM WITH A Q(TM), an ultra-premium cream liqueur. "Qream" was conceived and developed in collaboration with Diageo, by Grammy Award-winning musician, cultural ambassador and style visionary, Pharrell Williams. Williams was instrumental in the development of the cream liqueur - from the taste and bottle design to the marketing and...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.