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2011-06-29 08:00:00

NEW YORK, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Monster, a global leader in the development and manufacturing of high-performance headphones, connectivity solutions and A/V accessories, is redefining the loudspeaker for the digital age with the debut of its ClarityHD(TM) Model One High Definition Multi-Media Speaker Monitor (SRP: $749.95/pair). Featuring a built-in high-powered digital amplifier and iPod(® )dock, the all-in-one speaker system delivers an unprecedented level of...

2011-06-28 07:00:00

SHENZHEN, China, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Huntkey Enterprise Group, a global professional power supply provider, announces that it will sponsor Futuremark® "Lords of Overclocking 2011" contest, the largest online OC competition in the world. This year's event will see overclocking pros, game and DIY enthusiasts from Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas use 3DMark® 11 and MSI brand video cards to compete for the title of "Lord of Overclocking"...

2011-06-09 15:43:00

AUSTIN, Texas, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Fans of geocaching, a real-world game in which players search for "hidden treasure" using GPS coordinates, are being challenged to locate and announce the featured performers at UTOPiAfest, October 14-15, 2011, organizers say. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110609/CG17522) "UTOPiAfest offers a true alternative to the large, multiple stage music festivals that often favor quantity over a quality audience experience,"...

2011-05-21 00:00:00

Merging Timberland key values of eco-friendly, love of the outdoors and adventure with the world's largest location-based recreational activity. (PRWEB) May 20, 2011 The series of events will be launching in Paris, Brussels, Madrid, London, Milan and Berlin in May. The aim of this high-tech outdoor treasure hunt is to encourage people to rediscover the environmental treasures hidden in these great cities by harnessing every day technology in their search for geocaches, rewards and fun. For...

2011-05-18 12:55:00

SAN DIEGO, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone loves a great treasure hunt, and DEMA has officially launched their new real-life, environmentally-friendly, in-water game called DiveCaching. "We're extremely excited to be introducing this to the diving and snorkeling community," said Tom Ingram, Executive Director of DEMA. "It's a simple in-water activity that can be conducted almost anywhere, regardless of visibility or dive conditions, allowing divers to explore new sites and visit...

2011-03-31 00:00:30

Many amateur astronomers point their Orion telescopes towards the International Space Station every night. Earlier this month, British astronomer Martin Lewis took numerous images of the International Space Station using his home made telescope and a web cam. He happened to photograph astronaut Steve Bowen who was out on a spacewalk at the time. (Vocus/PRWEB) March 30, 2011 Backyard astronomers have been fascinated with capturing images of the International Space Station (ISS) for years....

2011-01-16 00:23:37

Digital control solution offers performance, reliability, energy and environmental savings Tewksbury, MA (PRWEB) January 14, 2011 CHiL Semiconductor Corporation, a leading developer of high-performance, mixed-signal power management integrated circuits for the server, personal computer and high-volume computing market segments, announces that its digital controllers are highlighted in motherboards containing Intel's newly launched P67 "Sandy Bridge"-based performance motherboards from Asus,...

2010-12-19 00:26:02

As innovation, through R&D, is at the core of a company's secret to fast growth during a crisis, EK Water Blocks products are increasingly the one to choose. Ljubljana, Slovenia (PRWEB) December 17, 2010 EK Water Blocks, the high-tech company from Slovenia, experienced another successful year, making the company one of the three largest in its field of PC cooling solutions, which is connected to silence and/or overclocking. "Overclocking is the process of running a computer at a higher...

2010-10-18 07:00:00

SHENZHEN, China, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Today, Huntkey Enterprise Group officially announces the winners list for the Huntkey online event during Futuremark® Q3 overclocking contest, 2010. After a series of strict checks from 1000 participants, 80 people provided correct answers. Finally, James Minella, Marcos, Van Kelst, Chanh Ng, Silvino.Mbs, Maksim Smirnov, Jean-baptiste Gerard, Wojciech Miedziak, Daniel Rock and alexg966 won the prizes. James Minella is the top...

2010-09-15 08:35:00

SEATTLE, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Geocaching.com - the world's most popular site for geocachers - today announced the release of its new Geocaching application for the Android device market. Based on the very successful Geocaching application for the iPhone, this application provides Android users with unparalleled access to the Geocaching.com database of more than 1.1 million geocaches worldwide. Geocaching is a global game of hiding and seeking treasure and socializing online and in...


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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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