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Google+ Virtual Star Party Brings Astronomers Together
2012-07-07 06:35:02

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Astronomers across the globe have been taking advantage of Google+ Hangouts, conducting virtual star parties with fellow night-dwellers, and their efforts were documented by Google and shown off at the Google I/O conference on June 27, 2012. Nearly 7,000 people joined in during a special 6-hour Google+ Virtual Star Party for the Transit of Venus, which included multiple telescope views and images from around the world. The...

2012-05-28 23:03:27

Aquarius LED Grow Lights from Hydro Grow offer a modern solution to HID lights for coral grown indoors in a tank environment. (PRWEB) May 27, 2012 Whether in an upscale plastic surgery office in Beverly Hills or a Veterinarian´s office in the country, you´ve likely seen beautiful coral growing in an elaborate tank with colorful fish and little creatures scurrying about the sand floor. As a child my sister and I would glue our faces against the glass when seeing such a site, but...

2011-11-03 07:00:00

Audiophile blog, AudiophileReview.com, releases a list of the ultimate high end loudspeakers ever and readers are invited to vote. (PRWEB) November 03, 2011 AudiophileReview.com, a daily blog about all things high end audio, today released their list of the Top 25 Audiophile Speakers of all time. The list was compiled by AudiophileReview.comâs editors and included speakers costing $5,000 and more per pair from the modern era of audiophile speakers as well as all-time classics...

2011-09-02 11:00:00

Whether the companyâs cash rewards program is a good fit for most aquarists remains to be seen. However, the launching of Salty Supplyâs website may prove to have perfect timing, some economists say. Maitand, Florida (PRWEB) September 02, 2011 For most aquarist, buying ocean reef crystals, vitamin forted flaked foods, and other marine aquarium supplies is about as good as it gets, but thanks to a new marine aquarium supply website, itâs now possible to...

2011-07-12 00:00:55

New online features at Lencolab.com offer total convenience for doctors, patients and insurance providers. New York (PRWEB) July 11, 2011 Lenco Diagnostic Laboratories is pleased to announce the launch of their new website, LencoLab.com, specially designed to maximize convenience for doctors and patients alike. Our goal at Lenco is to make your job easier by streamlining many of your daily tasks, from the ordering of lab tests to the delivery of results. What's new? The site now offers even...


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Aquascaping
2013-04-02 10:31:02

Aquascaping is the art of arranging aquatic plants along with rocks, cavework, stones, or driftwood, in an aesthetically pleasing manner within an aquarium. Aquascape designs incorporate numerous distinctive styles. Usually, an aquascape houses fish as well as plants, although it’s possible to produce an aquascape with solely plants, or with rockwork or other hardscape and no plants. Even though the main goal of aquascaping is to construct an artful underwater landscape, the technical...

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2009-04-28 11:47:36

The Reverend Thomas William Webb (December 14, 1807 "“ May 19, 1885) was a British astronomer and faithful clergyman. The lone son of a clergyman, the Rev. John Webb was raised and educated by his father in absence of his mother who died in Webb's early childhood. He travelled to Oxford to attend Magdalen College. Soon after, he was ordained a minister by the Anglican Church in 1829. In 1843, he married Henrietta Montague. Mrs. Webb died on September 7, 1884. Webb followed shortly...

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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.