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2013-07-31 12:22:23

Yves 'Jetman' Rossy Wows Hundreds of Thousands of Aviation Enthusiasts at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh Air Show OSHKOSH, Wis., July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Yves 'Jetman' Rossy, the world's first jet-powered man, thrilled crowds during his first public flight in the United States at the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh fly-in, supported by his sponsor, the luxury Swiss watch manufacturer Breitling. Outfitted in his custom-designed Jet-wing, Jetman soared over the crowds free as a bird, reaching...

2013-07-30 23:22:26

New waterproof cases were announced today for iPhone 5 IPX8 certified submersible to 5 and 10 meters with full functionality. Atlanta based accessory company WaterDawg also announced the launch of their online shopping site http://www.waterdawggear.com with the largest selection of waterproof, water resistant, ruggedized, water sports and swimming products. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 WaterDawg, a manufacturer of waterproof and water resistant gear and technology announced their new...

2013-07-30 16:23:38

New waterproof cases were announced today for iPhone 5, certified submersible to 5 and 10 meters with full functionality. WaterDawg also launched their site www.waterdawggear.com with hopes of becoming the "Amazon.com" of all things waterproof. ATLANTA, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- WaterDawg, a manufacturer of waterproof and water resistant gear and technology announced their new waterproof cases; the Wetsuit and Dive for iPhone 5. The cases were announced as the Outdoor...

2013-07-20 23:04:01

Breaking new ground entirely, the PLUS+ Watch is a highly evolved product developed by Orsto Ltd in the United Kingdom that will revolutionize the way consumers look at time and communication. DURHAM, ENGLAND (PRWEB) July 20, 2013 A first in the marketplace, the PLUS+ Watch can do the two very innovative things that every consumer wants - be a fully functioning stand alone Smartphone and also a Smart Watch that can be tethered to a full size Smartphone, safely tucked away in your pocket,...

2013-07-11 16:11:06

Laser frequency combs-high-precision tools for measuring different colors of light in an ever-growing range of applications such as advanced atomic clocks, medical diagnostics and astronomy-are not only getting smaller but also much easier to make. Physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) can now make the core of a miniature frequency comb in one minute. Conventional microfabrication techniques, by contrast, may require hours, days or even weeks. The NIST...

Redefining Time With Innovative Optical Lattice Clock
2013-07-10 12:56:58

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Atomic clocks are the standard in time, hailed as the most accurate and often used to keep other clocks on time. Now, a new kind of clock aims not only to replace atomic clocks as the most accurate, but to redefine the second as a measurement of time as well. The new device, called an optical lattice clock (OLC) is, theoretically, three times more accurate than current atomic clocks. In computer models, these clocks lost only one...

2013-07-03 23:20:52

Car dealerships typically have multiple departments and locations, and keeping accurate account of all staff activity can prove to be difficult. MinuteHound has released software to assist with their operations. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 Before long, dealerships will be waving their flags to announce car sales on the lot. From events during the week of Memorial Day through the Fourth of July all the way to the end of the summer, dealerships are eagerly offering deals to...

2013-06-28 23:22:53

Cheap watches from hundreds of brand name companies are available at handgiftbox.com; one of the leading retailers in brand name Cheap watches. (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 Cheap watches from hundreds of brand name companies are available at handgiftbox.com; one of the leading retailers in brand name Cheap watches. They have announced the new 2013 Stuhrling Original summer season watches and have cut prices up to 85%. handgiftbox.com will also be featuring other top brands, including Invicta,...

2013-06-27 23:51:39

Summer, winter, and holidays are a busy time of the year for individuals and businesses alike. MinuteHound has released software and services to help seasonal businesses. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 All through the year, businesses across the country work to stay ahead of the competition. As the summer months come on, this competition becomes even more intense as seasonal companies appear on the scene. From summer camps for kids to pools that the entire community enjoys, businesses...

2013-06-27 23:41:31

Helping Businesses Protect the Bottom Line with One Touch Time and Attendance for More Accurate and Efficient Payroll Administration Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 Actual ID (http://www.actualid.com/), the provider of simple to use applications for business owners with multiple locations to manage the “true identity” of people for time and attendance, announced today that London Honda (http://www.londonhonda.com/) has selected Actual ID’s Fingerscan Time Clock solution...


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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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