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2014-07-08 08:27:57

Tips and Expertise Help Owners Add Appeal and Profits to Businesses Before They Have to Sell LOS ANGELES, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What is the one critical mistake almost all businesses make? They don't prepare a business ahead of time so it is salable. Ignoring this can cost a business owner dearly when the time comes for a sale. "How to Increase the Value of Your Business Before You Sell...and Make it More Profitable Now!" by Lorraine McGregor shines a light on this important topic. No...

2014-07-08 08:27:44

Mentor Me by Ken Poirot sparks curiosity in readers giving them insight and motivation for achieving success and happiness HOUSTON, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mentor Me: GA=T+E--A Formula to Fulfill Your Greatest Achievement, a new book by author Ken Poirot, is officially released today. This unique book has already received attention internationally, resulting in at least one foreign rights inquiry. It is highly unusual for a self-published book, written by a debut author, to...

Largest-Ever Flying Bird Was Twice The Size Of A Modern Albatross
2014-07-08 08:52:54

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online By studying the fossilized remains of an ancient great bird, scientists have found what is believed to be the largest flying bird ever discovered, according to research appearing in the July 7 edition of the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. According to study author Dr. Daniel Ksepka, Curator of Science at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, the creature now known as Pelagornis sandersi likely lived 25 million...

2014-07-08 08:25:44

Kickstarter campaign launched to encourage reading skills through creative gameplay and numerous breakthrough interactive adventures in faraway lands for kids. LOS ANGELES, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an ever-changing world of technology, kids' attention spans are pulled into every direction: television, computer games/social media and cell phones dominate the lives of tweens and teens. So, how do you nurture a love of reading? "The Lost World Diaries" is the first-ever...

2014-07-08 08:25:34

SAN FRANCISCO and SYDNEY, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Krux (www.krux.com), the global technology leader in cloud-based data management, has opened its first international research and development (R&D) center in Sydney to expand the company's engineering capabilities and address the needs of a 24/7 marketplace. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140205/NY59467LOGO The new R&D center will be strategically located in Sydney, Australia's hub for high-tech business growth...

2014-07-08 08:24:25

Customization is nothing new, but the ability to understand those complexities distinguishes FINGPS® from the competition. LOS ANGELES, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FINGPS® understands the power of customization in the marketplace through strategic partnerships with investment firms of all sizes developing a wide range of features to provide clients with the necessary tools to streamline their business. FINGPS® has discovered that 63% of the marketplace demands...

2014-07-08 08:22:03

DENVER, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LT Environmental, Inc. (LTE), a full service environmental and engineering firm, is pleased to announce the opening of its new Bakken office in Williston, North Dakota. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140703/124257 On July 1, 2014, LTE opened its doors and is staffed locally with full-time employees at 10 42(nd) Street East, #1301, Williston, ND, 58801. The new move signifies job growth for the area as well as additional opportunities...

Summer Jobs May Be Better For Teenagers Than Going To Camp
2014-07-08 07:49:53

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe online Unsure of whether to ship junior off to one themed camp or another or put a job application in front of them? New research out of the University of British Columbia (UBC) claims earning pay from a summer job will go a lot farther than any extra dribbling practice at the soccer camp or even from reaching level 130 of Halo 4 while on the living room sofa. The UBC Sauder School of Business study claims teenagers working summer or...

Tracking Ant Diversity In The US With Citizen Science And Cookies
2014-07-08 07:24:20

Gerard LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers have combined cookies, citizen science and vigorous methods to track the diversity of different ant species in the United States. Along with international partners, global research is now being done to monitor how ants are moving and surviving in today’s world. The paper, “Ecologists, educators, and writers collaborate with the public to assess backyard diversity in The School of Ants Project,” was published online...

Expectant Women Unhappy With Medical Checkups Often Turn To Internet For Pregnancy Advice
2014-07-08 07:01:12

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online More people are turning to Internet sources for medical advice and information, and that includes pregnant women. A research team from Penn State found that pregnant women are unhappy with how often they turn to online sites with their medical questions. The study findings were published in a recent issue of the Journal of Medical Internet Research. "We found that first-time moms were upset that their first prenatal visit did not...


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Neurothemis terminate
2013-07-17 10:43:20

Neurothemis terminate is a species of dragonfly that can be found in a range that extends from Japan and Peninsular Malaysia to the Lesser Sundas in Indonesia and includes the Philippines and Palau. It can be near marshes, lakes, and rice fields, being most common near in man-made environments rather than developed forest habitats.  In areas where these habitats are in good condition, population numbers are stable. Neurothemis terminate is not known to have any major threats and...

Brachydiplax denticauda
2013-07-17 10:29:45

Brachydiplax denticauda is a species of dragonfly that can be found in a range that includes north and northeastern areas of Australia, the Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, and Indonesia. It can be found near slow moving freshwater sources. The species is small, so it can be hard to see, but as is typical to its genus, males hold bright colors such as powder blue with a cream color on the mouth. This trait has given it the common name of palemouth. It is thought to have a stable population...

Channel Islands National Park
2013-04-18 12:25:35

Channel Islands National park is located in off the coast of California in the United States. The park holds 249,561 acres and is comprised of five of the eight Channel Islands. The area was designated as a national monument in 1938 and as a National Biosphere Reserve in 1976, but was not designated as a national park until 1980. The park extends from San Pedro to Point Conception, located near Santa Barbara. Half of the entire park consists of ocean water and seventy-six percent of the...

Tohoku Mathematical Journal
2012-04-24 18:45:02

The Tohoku Mathematical Journal is a research journal published by Tohoku University in Japan. The journal was founded in August 1911 by Tsuruichi Hayashi. Publication of the journal was stopped in 1943 due to World War II. But after nearly 6 years, in 1949, publication resumed. With the resurrection of the publication in 1949, the journal restarted the volume process back at 1, instead of continuing from volume 49 in 1943 onto volume 50 in 1949. In order to distinguish between identical...

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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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