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2014-04-21 23:05:48

Amphibious Landing Craft market research report provides detailed competitive landscape & categorizes global amphibious landing craft market by sub sector, applications, by geography and country. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/amphibious-landing-craft-market-53888969.html (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 According to the new research report, "Amphibious Landing Craft, Landing Craft, Air Cushion Market by Product types (Landing craft, air cushion, Landing Craft, Utility,...

2014-04-01 16:20:09

DALLAS, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new research report, "Amphibious Landing Craft, Landing Craft, Air Cushion Market by Product types (Landing craft, air cushion, Landing Craft, Utility, Landing Craft, Mechanized), Applications (Military applications, Commercial Application) & Geography - Trends and Forecasts to 2014 - 2019", published by MarketsandMarkets, the global Amphibious Market is projected to be $10,750.20 Million in 2014 and is expected to...

2014-03-18 08:21:30

Mercier-Jones combines the future of hovercraft innovation with cutting edge luxury high performance sports car technology to create the world's first Supercraft(TM), an elegant, fast, agile and easy-to-pilot advanced amphibious vehicle for the discerning adventurer. CHICAGO, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercier-Jones announces the company will be delivering their first Mercier-Jones Supercraft(TM) in May of this year. Michael Mercier, CEO and Co-Founder confirmed that 10...

2013-09-28 23:18:19

The MarkWel Kickstarter campaign will raise funds for a new high-tech hovercraft hauler called Wingman™ that will be used by an international team of experts to complete engineering, build the final prototype and set up manufacturing. The campaign will end at midnight Sunday October 27, 2013 and anyone can become a backer at http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/937917126/a-hovercraft-in-every-garage. Irving, TX (PRWEB) September 28, 2013 The Wingman™ hovercraft hauler is an exciting...

Hoverbike Achieves Stability
2012-08-24 12:42:00

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It's probably been a dream of yours forever, and one company is turning it into a reality by creating the world's first hoverbike. Aerofex, has a proof of concept prototype aircraft that seems to be a cross between a bicycle, jet ski, and hovercraft. The team performed their first flight back in December 2008, and ended up finding "plenty of stability," but no control, as the craft ended up on a tumble-weed. However, after multiple...

2011-07-03 00:01:47

Latest news this week has announced that online giant Plumbworld has launched yet another website to its already impressive collection. http://www.hedge-trimmers.co.uk (PRWEB) July 02, 2011 Speaking with Plumbworld the UK's largest online specialist retailer of bathrooms, we have today been informed of yet another website launch in their already very impressive spectrum of e-commerce sites. Hedge Trimmers is the latest addition to the online market and with Plumbworld's internet expertise...

2009-04-19 00:37:58

Rescuing seven cows from a muddy English estuary turned out to be a complicated operation involving 20 firefighters and two hovercraft, officials said. By the time the firefighters arrived Friday afternoon, some of the cows were buried up to their necks in mud, the BBC reported. Investigators said they believe the animals stampeded into the River Parrett in Somerset, possibly frightened by gunfire. More than 20 firefighters were called to the scene. They used ropes and tractors to drag the...

2008-09-19 09:00:21

First there was Alaska's Bridge to Nowhere, a pork-barrel project that eventually succumbed to public derision. Now comes the Izembek road - the Road to Nowhere - another boondoggle and a surefire environmental disaster. American taxpayers should not spend a dime on this project and Harry Reid, the Senate majority leader, should make sure that they don't have to. The road would connect the remote fishing hamlet of King Cove on the Alaskan peninsula to an airport 25 miles away in the village...


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  • A spider.
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'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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