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2014-07-28 16:24:22

G-SHOCK Returns To Huntington Beach, California For Their Fourth US Open Of Surfing DOVER, N.J., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Casio G-SHOCK adds toughness, innovation and style to the sport of Surfing for the fourth year in a row with the world renowned surfing competition: The US Open of Surfing. The event takes place at Huntington Beach, California from July 26(th) - August 3(rd), 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140728/130616 During the nine-day intensive event,...

2014-07-28 08:34:28

MIAMI, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The DOXA Mission 31 SUB Professional became the newest member of the authentic adventure watch club when Fabien Cousteau emerged from the water at the conclusion of the historic Mission 31, with the watch on his wrist. The DOXA Watch Company was selected to provide all the official timepieces for Cousteau's Mission 31 team. The 31-day underwater mission set a new submersion record for oceanic exploration. Photo -...

2014-07-25 09:21:48

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have demonstrated a new design for an atomic clock that is based on a chip-scale frequency comb, or a microcomb. The microcomb clock, featured on the cover of the inaugural issue of the new journal Optica, is the first demonstration of all-optical control of the microcomb, and its accurate conversion of optical...

2014-07-19 23:02:51

Practice Manager Cites Advantage of Anytime, Anywhere Access to Payroll Records Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 19, 2014 Like many medical practice managers, Angela Powell of Springboro-Ohio-based Cornerstone Pediatrics wears many hats: HR manager, accounts receivable tracker, payroll manager and physician credentialing specialist. So when she looked to upgrade her time and attendance system, she wanted something easy and painless. Lathem’s PayClock® Online cloud-based time and attendance...

2014-07-11 23:03:59

Iconic watch brand to create interactive athletic performance hub for consumers MIDDLEBURY, CT (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Timex, the leader in outdoor and sports performance timepieces, announced today the launch of the Timex Performance Network, the brand’s new online content portal which will feature product information, training plans, athlete testimonials, seasonal news and special product offers for consumers. The Timex Performance Network will capitalize on the legacy of the Timex...

2014-07-02 12:33:04

LONDON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- British luxury watch brand Christopher Ward (London) has stunned the global $23 billion Swiss watch industry by announcing the creation of its own in-house movement - the engine of the watch - Calibre SH21. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/71400574-christopher-ward-calibre-SH21-london Chris Ward, eponymous co-founder of the brand, describes this as "probably the most significant...

2014-06-27 08:23:28

Introducing the New BABY-G BGA180 & BGD180 Collections DOVER, N.J., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In anticipation of next month's US Open of Surfing, Casio BABY-G is 'stoked' to release its newest collection of wave-worthy watches. Designed with surfers in mind, the BGD180 series packs serious form and function to please those both on and off shore. This June, BABY-G is giving its sport-inspired timepieces a tubular makeover. These new color ways pay tribute to surf culture, are...

2014-06-23 23:03:34

Premier watch shows football scores in real-time, made from high-quality stainless steel, black onyx and Sapphire glass. London, UK (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 The crowdfunding campaign for Hotblack, the new luxury sports watch from designer Richard Hoptroff, is now live on the popular crowdfunding platform Kickstarter. Hotblack displays the scores from any football match in real-time as the match happens. Hotblack is the first luxury watch from Hoptroff’s line that is geared toward the...

2014-06-20 08:22:05

LONDON, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When Novak Djokovic selected Seiko as his watch partner, it was the new Astron GPS Solar collection that particularly caught his eye, and Novak has worn Astron ever since. So, what could be more appropriate than to introduce a Novak Djokovic Limited Edition Astron? The new Seiko Astron GPS Solar Novak Djokovic Limited Edition is based on the new chronograph caliber that was introduced at Baselworld 2014 to great acclaim. This...

2014-06-19 08:26:46

RICHARDSON, Texas, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MICHELE watches is proud to announce its sponsorship of the 4(th) Annual Critic's Choice Television Awards, taking place on June 19, on The CW on at 8pm ET/ 8pm PT. Reflecting the brand's desire to celebrate extraordinary women, MICHELE is gifting the winners of the actress categories (Comedy Series, Drama Series, Movie or Mini-Series) a watch in honor of their achievement. As a kickoff to the "My MICHELE Moment" campaign, an...


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2010-09-16 15:30:25

An astronomical clock is a clock with special mechanisms and dials to display astronomical information. This information can include everything from the relative position of the sun and the moon to major planets to zodiacal constellations. The term Astronomical clock is loosely used to refer to any clock that shows astronomical information. The clock could include the location of the sun and the moon, age and phase of the moon as well as other astronomical data. However, it should not be...

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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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