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2014-06-24 23:01:02

Golfer’s Grail Indoor Golf & Tap will host Mashable's fifth annual Social Media Day on Monday, June 30 from 6 – 9 p.m. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Golfer’s Grail Indoor Golf & Tap will host Mashable's fifth annual Social Media Day on Monday, June 30 from 6 – 9 p.m. Mashable, a popular technology and social media blog founded by Pete Cashmore in 2005, launched the first Social Media Day in 2010 as a way to recognize the digital revolution currently in motion...

Montana Students Pick Winning Names For GRAIL Mission Spacecraft
2012-01-17 14:28:41

Twin NASA spacecraft that achieved orbit around the moon New Year's Eve and New Year's Day have new names, thanks to elementary students in Bozeman, Mont. Their winning entry, "Ebb and Flow," was selected as part of a nationwide school contest that began in October 2011. The names were submitted by fourth graders from the Emily Dickinson Elementary School. Nearly 900 classrooms with more than 11,000 students from 45 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia participated in the...

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2011-12-31 09:00:26

NASA's twin GRAIL satellites are expected to enter tandem orbits around the moon this weekend, beginning their mission to map its gravitational field and solve some of its mysteries. The first of the GRAIL (Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory) vehicles, GRAIL-A, is currently scheduled to be put into orbit starting at 4:21pm EST on December 31, according to the official mission website. The second, GRAIL-B, will follow suit at 5:05pm EST on New Year's Day. "Our team may not get to...

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2010-12-14 09:45:00

Art detectives took a fresh look at the Mona Lisa on Sunday and noticed tiny letters and numbers hidden in the famous painting's eyes. Experts say that the barely distinguishable letters and numbers that artist Leonardo da Vinci placed in the painting represent something of a real-life Da Vinci code. Dan Brown, author of the best-seller The Da Vinci Code, wrote in the fictional story that the Mona Lisa contained hidden clues about the Holy Grail. Silvano Vinceti, president of Italy's...

2010-01-08 07:10:00

LEITRIM, Ireland, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- In his new nonfiction, "Finding the Holy Grail" (published by AuthorHouse), debut author Sean Mac Aodhagain covers countless centuries of history surrounding the legend of the infamous Holy Grail and its major influences on the people of today's world. Open to the first page and embark on a voyage on your own quest of discovery. Glimpse the mythical lives of some of the most renowned individuals who have helped weave the fabric of our cultural...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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