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2014-06-16 23:01:25

What’s New: A Bionic Future for Hearing Aids Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 The Center for Audiology welcomes hearing aid users to the future. Hearing aids have taken a significant step forward with new “made for iPhone hearing aids.” Through an iPhone app, a user can now control hearing aid features such as independent right and left volume, directional microphones, and also adjust bass/treble balance. While many hearing aids do many of these functions automatically, the made...

2014-06-16 16:24:45

Texas Children's Newborn Center features nation's largest Level-IV NICU HOUSTON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital is excited to announce it has been recognized as a national leader in neonatology in U.S. News & World Report's 2014-15 edition of Best Children's Hospitals. The hospital's neonatology program ranked #2 among all children's hospitals in the U.S. To learn more about Texas Children's Newborn Center visit texaschildrens.org/newborn....

2014-06-16 16:22:36

A FAMILY FUN DAY OF FOOTBALL, FAST CARS, FAST BOATS AND CELEBRITIES HOUSTON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RESET-MD and Texas United Football Association (TUFA) partner to put on the 2014 Super Bowl and Family Fun Day events Saturday, June 28, 2014 at Northland Christian Academy in Houston, Texas. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140616/118562 TUFA is a semi-pro league in Houston representing teams throughout Texas and other states. RESET-MD, a sports-injury program offered...

2014-06-16 12:20:51

Additional Service to Central America and the Caribbean also launching later this year HOUSTON, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines, the U.S. airline with the most global route network, today announced the company will introduce service to Santiago, Chile, from its hub at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, beginning Dec. 7, 2014, subject to government approval. Houston-Santiago, Chile Flight 847 will depart Houston daily at 9:05 p.m. and arrive in Santiago at 9:40...

2014-06-16 09:55:27

University of Houston Coastal communities are often relaxing locales with lush natural attributes. At the same time, they face many challenges from both natural and manmade elements. Thomas Colbert, professor at the University of Houston’s Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture, dedicates his research to discovering ways to protect coastlines and delta regions from severe weather threats and other dangers. This week, he joins a roster of international scholars, designers and...

2014-06-16 08:23:15

Fund Oversubscribed; Reaches US$2.5 billion Hard Cap GREENWICH, Conn., HOUSTON, LONDON, and HONG KONG, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First Reserve, the largest global private equity and infrastructure investment firm exclusively focused on energy, today announced the closing of its second energy infrastructure fund, First Reserve Energy Infrastructure Fund II, L.P. ("FREIF II" or "the Fund"). Formally launched just eight months ago, the Fund was oversubscribed beyond its initial...

2014-06-13 23:01:19

Residential mosquito spraying service utilizes 99.97 percent natural ingredients for mosquito and tick control. Katy, TX (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Mosquito Shield of West Houston has initiated a limited free spray offer for residents of West Houston as a way of introducing the innovative mosquito and tick control service to the region. Mosquito Shield is a residential mosquito and tick control service that utilizes 99.97 percent natural ingredients to rid yards of mosquitoes and ticks....

2014-06-13 16:20:25

Walter Ulrich, President and CEO of the Houston Technology Center (HTC), received a NASA Agency Honor Award for making outstanding contributions to the Agency's mission. HOUSTON, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Walter Ulrich was recognized with the NASA Silver Achievement Medal for his leadership and vision in seeding and growing the Entrepreneurial ecosystem in the NASA/JSC community. Most notable in attendance included Dr. Ellen Ochoa, Director NASA Johnson Space Center,...

2014-06-12 23:04:24

Move provides improved access to key markets in Middle East and Eastern Europe Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 The Stoller Group announced today that it has acquired IZOTAR, located in Izmir, Turkey, a new division of the company. According to Jerry Stoller, CEO of the Stoller Group, this marks an important, strategic move for the company, giving it improved access to key markets. “Turkey provides tremendous strategic advantages in terms of its geographic location and its...

2014-06-11 23:13:33

The event will feature Coast 2 Coast CEO Lil Fats as well as celebrity guest judges. Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Coast 2 Coast LIVE announces the Houston Edition, June 12, 2014, bringing together celebrity judges and industry professionals including DJs, Producers, A&Rs and more. Coast 2 Coast LIVE provides major artists and indie artists alike an opportunity to network and perform for prizes. Artists can submit to perform during this event at Coast 2 Coast LIVE. Coast 2 Coast...


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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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