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2010-08-25 07:00:00

SHENZHEN, China, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Together with such well-known PC hardware brands like GYGABYTE, ATI, Geil, Aerocool and Enermax, Huntkey Enterprise Group sponsors the Futuremark(R) Global Overclocking Competition -- GYGABYTE OVERHAULING 2010.

2010-08-10 07:00:00

SHENZHEN, China, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Huntkey Enterprise Group becomes the unique authorized power supply sponsor for futuremark Q3 global overclocking competition -- GYGABYTE OVERCLOCKING.

2010-06-15 10:20:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Proving that a lifetime membership and $200 are only a click away, Aquarium of the Bay is launching its third annual "It's a Snap!" photo competition.

2010-05-11 10:37:00

ATLANTA, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Georgia Department of Natural Resources celebrated the introduction of geocaching in state parks with a fun and family-friendly launch and learn last Saturday.

2010-05-01 04:00:00

SEATTLE, May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The idea for a high-tech treasure hunt started nearly a decade ago in the woods of suburban Portland, Oregon.

2010-01-28 15:10:00

RHINELANDER, Wis., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Drs. Foster & Smith, the nation's largest online pet supplier, has announced plans to launch a retail aquarium-and-pond-products-only website February 2, 2010.

2009-12-04 13:00:00

LONG BEACH, Calif., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The nonprofit Aquarium of the Pacific and the plastics industries of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) today announced a new partnership to provide more recycling opportunities to aquarium visitors.

2009-07-02 06:00:00

SARATOGA, Calif. and SHENZHEN, China, July 2 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Futuremark(R) Corporation and Huntkey Enterprise Group proudly announced the winners of the worldwide Lords of Overclocking contest.

2009-06-25 10:21:01

In contrast to diamonds, there are innumerable combinations of types and proportions of cut, and types of facet patterns for colored gemstones.

2009-06-15 10:50:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, June 10, the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum, Ann Arbor, MI, will add a new piece to its collection - a coin from the Museum's penny machine that recently completed a 9,658-mile journey from a geocache in Germany back to the Museum. Geocaching is a worldwide treasure hunting game where people find hidden geocaches, containers with toys and trinkets, using GPS technology.

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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...

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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Word of the Day
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.