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2014-05-14 23:00:42

Groundbreaking Engineer Emphasizes Importance of Quality Houston, TX (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Steve Wozniak, the co-founder of Apple and designer of the original Apple I and Apple II, spoke at a "fireside chat" with Smith & Associates co-founders, Bob and Lee Ackerley, and Chief Trading Officer, Marc Barnhill, at a private luncheon for Smith employees. This week, Smith & Associates, the largest independent distributor of electronic components, is hosting a week-long series...

2014-05-13 23:13:00

The social media world has now seen its first acquisition of a specialty video production shop that focuses on evoking emotional responses in fifteen seconds or less. On April 29, 2014, parabox creative joined the marketing efforts at Softway Solutions to continue their specialty in short-form video production with the backing of a company that’s pushing their talent pool beyond seven-fold. Houston, TX (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Almost a year ago, 2 veteran Vine users, Frank Danna and Hunter...

2014-05-13 08:24:47

Free Event May 20 in Houston Identifies Best Practices for Visual Computing Environments Supporting Asset Integrity Management (AIM) and Data Security Objectives MILFORD, Conn., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thinklogical, a worldwide leading provider of high-performance KVM signal extension and switching systems for video-rich, big data computing environments, announced today that it is hosting a free half-day educational workshop on May 20, 2014 in Houston for the oil and gas industry that...

2014-05-12 23:09:40

MessageSolution provides an all-in-one solution for Microsoft Office 365 data migration, maximizes companies’ IT ROI in Microsoft Office 365 by enhancing the content archiving, eDiscovery and compliance functionality of Office 365 for a fraction of the cost of Microsoft’s upgrade plans. Milpitas, CA and Houston, TX (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 MessageSolution, an industry leader and a Microsoft Gold Partner for over a decade, will be showcasing its scalable, award-winning migration,...

2014-05-12 23:07:23

Since its founding in 1984, this company has built a foundation of quality and innovation HOUSTON, TX (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 Smith & Associates, the largest independent distributor of electronic components, today announces a week of events to celebrate its thirtieth anniversary. After three decades in business, the company has built a global footprint and a foundation of quality and flexible service that has distinguished it over the years and will continue to characterize the company...

2014-05-12 23:02:22

Recently released, The American Shales chronicles the U.S. shale plays and their founders. The book’s author, an editor-at-large of Oil and Gas Investor, appears in the Premium Blend series Houston’s News 92.1 FM’s “EnergyWatch” program this week. Houston, TX (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 From rich rock and unconventional ideas to a renewed world energy future, The American Shales, recently released on Amazon, chronicles the U.S. shale plays and their founders. Houston’s News 92.1 FM...

2014-05-12 08:35:39

Log, IDS and WAF Solutions Allow Customers to Fulfill Shared Security Responsibility HOUSTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alert Logic, the leading provider of Security-as-a-Service for the cloud, today announced availability of its end-to-end security solutions for the Microsoft Azure cloud platform. This release is an expansion of Alert Logic's existing product offering of Alert Logic Log Manager for Microsoft Azure. With the addition of Alert Logic Threat Manager and Alert Logic Web...

2014-05-10 00:20:47

Agreement signed at OTC Houston calls for training Brazilian professionals RIO DE JANEIRO, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sistema FIRJAN (the FIRJAN System - Federation of Industries of the State of Rio de Janeiro, or Federacao das Industrias do Estado do Rio de Janeiro) and the company ITW, whose portfolio includes brands such as Miller Electric, Hobart Brothers, E.H. Wachs and Orbitalum, entered into a partnership last Thursday, May 8, during OTC Houston, to conduct research on...

2014-05-09 23:02:12

Ticket Down announces that tickets for Pitbull and Enrique Iglesias are now on sale to the general public at the following locations: Prudential Center in Newark, NJ; Verizon Center in Washington DC; Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec; Air Canada Centre in Toronto, ON; TD Garden in Boston, MA; Sprint Center in Kansas City, MO; Allstate Arena in Chicago/Rosemont, IL; Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, CA; Staples Center in Los Angles, CA; SAP Center in San Jose, CA; American Airlines...

2014-05-09 23:01:30

Dr. Mentz, of the Aesthetic Center for Plastic Surgery teaches liposuction course at ASAPS meeting. Houston, TX (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 Houston plastic surgeon Dr. Mentz recently returned from The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) meeting in San Francisco where he taught his annual course on 3-D Body Contouring. The ASAPS Aesthetic Meeting takes place every spring and attracts plastic surgeons, skin care specialists and other cosmetic professionals from around the...


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Michael Foale
2012-09-19 14:13:13

Michael Foale is a British-American astrophysicist and a NASA astronaut. He was born, with dual citizenship, Colin Michael Foale on January 6, 1957 in Louth, England to an English father and an American mother. He was brought up in Cambridge and attended The King's School in Canterbury. He then continued his education at Queens' College in Cambridge, where he was a member of the Air Training Corps. In 1980, Foale was involved in a tragic car accident in Yugoslavia that killed his girlfriend...

2012-06-14 08:55:31

Symbol: THTE Group: Dicot Family: Ranunculaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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