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2015-03-30 20:21:07

WASHINGTON, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last week, Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), which would allow businesses, governments, and

2015-03-25 20:22:42

Study shows that a large percentage of employees are frustrated with the annual enrollment process and that more effective communication strategies are critical. ATLANTA, March 25,

2015-03-23 23:00:06

On March 10, 2015, a federal appeals court ruled against CIGNA for out-of-network provider’s ERISA right to sue on behalf of a patient and to challenge plan’s ERISA anti-discrimination violations.

2015-03-20 23:00:38

Fifth Annual Wheels for Meals Event Raises Money to Support Kosher Meals on Wheels Program, Stock JFS Food Pantry, and Assist Homebound and Elderly Residents Teaneck,

2015-03-19 23:06:39

Program provides middle school students with interactive activities in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). (PRWEB) March 19, 2015 The

2015-03-19 23:04:25

10 Best Design is an up-and-coming awards organization that assigns rankings to the top 10 companies in various categories within the web design area.

Hello Barbie
2015-03-19 14:03:02

Using technology to make kids’ toys super cool - seems like a happy enough situation, no? Sadly things are not that simple for Mattel's new WiFi Barbie doll, which critics fear could be used to spy on children, invade their privacy and use them as marketing tools.

2015-03-13 23:01:10

The Digital Media and Learning Competition’s Trust Challenge awards $1.2M to 13 digital projects building trust in online learning environments. Chapel Hill,

heartbeat
2015-03-13 12:23:47

This ought to heighten the security on your bank account! A British bank is looking to unique heartbeat patterns as the next step in banking security.

2015-03-11 23:07:27

On March 10, 2015, a federal appeals court ruled against CIGNA for out-of-network provider’s ERISA right to sue and out-of-network patient’s rights to both ERISA discount and PPO discount.


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Chalmers Touring 1922
2014-02-21 10:51:47

Chalmers-Detroit was an automobile company formed in 1908 when Hugh Chalmers bought out the Thomas-Detroit company. It was renamed to Chalmers in 1911. During the 1910s the company thrived but the post-WWI recession of the 1920s caused the company to merge with the Maxwell Automobile Company. In 1923, Chalmers ended all vehicle production. The brand is owned by Chrysler. Chalmers were considered to be an expensive car for that era. The 30 Touring and the 30 Roadster both sold for $1,500...

Sega Nomad
2013-08-10 07:32:11

The Sega Nomad is a handheld gaming console also known as the Sega Genesis Nomad. It was released by Sega on October 13, 1995 as a portable version of the home based unit the Sega Genesis. This unit is one of the few systems that can play most of the games from any region without an adapter. The system sold around one million units before it was discontinued in 1997. It was codenamed Project Venus during its development as Sega’s policy during that era was to name their systems after...

Nintendo DS Lite
2013-08-05 12:24:52

The Nintendo DS Lite is a handheld game console with a dual screen, developed by Nintendo. It is slimmer, lighter, and brighter than the original Nintendo DS. It was available in Japan on March 2, 2006 with 550,000 systems released; it was sold out soon after its launch. Nintendo released another 700,000 in April 2006, and once again the units sold out by late May 2006. Every time the stores would restock their shelves, the system would sell out within days of arrival. This continued for...

Fairchild Channel F
2013-04-28 10:35:10

The Fairchild Channel F is a game console manufactured by Fairchild Semiconductor that was released in August 1976. It was the first programmable ROM cartridge-based video game console as well as the first to use a microprocessor. The original name for the system was the Video Entertainment System, but when Atari released their VCS the name was changed to Channel F. By 1977 sales had reached 250,000 and was second to the Atari VCS. The Channel F, using an F8 CPU, produced enough AI to use...

RCA Studio II
2013-04-28 10:25:17

The RCA Studio II was released in January 1977 by RCA as a video game console. It had black and white graphics that were similar to Pong consoles. Game control used two built-in ten button keypads instead of controllers. The keypads made it difficult for two player games to be played because the players would have to sit so close together. It was discontinued in 1979. It used a switch box for the RF modulator and power supply. The sounds produced from the unit were comprised of varying...

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Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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