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2014-08-20 12:21:25

WASHINGTON, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Latino Decisions and Hispanic Access Foundation released a new research brief -- analyzing nine major public opinion polls from the last three years -- that finds Latinos overwhelming support greater environmental protections, such as preserving parks and public lands, so much so that conservation issues could influence voting decisions in the mid-term elections. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140820/137887 "This report...

2014-08-20 12:21:24

DUBLIN, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Market Report of 1-Nonene" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Global Market Report of 1-Nonene (CAS 124-11-8) aims at providing comprehensive data on 1-Nonene globally and regionally (Europe, Asia, North America, Latin America etc.). It captures 1-Nonene market trends, pays close attention to 1-Nonene This report focuses on three primary...

2014-08-20 12:21:22

DUBLIN, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Market Report of 1-Oxa-6-azaspiro[3.4]octane" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report focuses on three primary areas; manufacture methods & technology development, market situation & trend analysis, and distribution policy. The first section centres on manufacture methods & technology development and the main manufacture...

Did An Exceptional Iceberg Cause The Sinking Of The Titanic?
2014-08-20 03:06:07

Wiley While the sinking of the Titanic in 1912 is typically blamed on human, design and construction errors, a new Significance paper points to 2 other unfavorable factors outside human control: there were a greater number of icebergs than normal that year, and weather conditions had driven them further south, and earlier in the year, than was usual. The paper also notes that iceberg discharge from glaciers is increasing, with more heavy iceberg years since the 1980s than before, and...

Butterflies Responses To Warmer Temperatures Could Compromise Their Ability To Adapt To Future Climate Change
2014-08-20 03:45:01

Wiley Members of the brown argus butterfly species that moved north in response to recent climate change have evolved a narrower diet dependent on wild Geranium plants, UK researchers report. However, butterflies that did not move north have more diverse diets, including plants such as Rockrose that are abundant in southern parts of the UK. So although rapid evolutionary changes have allowed the brown argus to move north and track the warming climate, they have led to a more restricted...

How Can We Tell Where A Crowd Is Looking?
2014-08-20 03:56:37

Association for Psychological Science Have you ever seen a crowd of people looking off into the distance, perhaps toward a passing biker or up to the top of a building? There’s a good chance you looked there, too, instantly, even without paying attention to the individuals in the group. How can we tell where a crowd is looking with so little effort? Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley and the University of Denver have discovered that we rely on a specialized visual...

2014-08-20 08:34:49

HANOVER, Md., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ClearShark is honored to be included in the Inc. 5000 list of the 5000 fastest-growing, privately-held companies in America, as was announced publicly on August 20(th). In order to be included in this distinguished list, companies must be based in the U.S., be privately held, and be independent. The list is ranked according to the percentage of revenue growth over the past four years. Photo -...

2014-08-20 08:34:08

Global business development director will provide strategic insights to channel organizations and IT professionals in his role on industry think-tank FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dimension Data, the $6 billion global ICT services and solutions provider, today announced that Global Business Development Director Rich Schofield has been named to the Computing Technology Industry Association's (CompTIA's) Partner Advisory Council. A non-profit trade association,...

2014-08-20 08:33:53

eDOCS DM 10 Improves Collaboration, Organization and Control for Case Information WATERLOO, Ontario, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenText(TM) (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTC), a global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM), today announced the launch of eDOCS DM 10, the latest version of its Document Management solution for the legal market. With eDOCS DM 10, customers can capture, govern, find and securely collaborate on work product in a highly secure, centralized library, accessible...

2014-08-20 08:33:32

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Ecessa Corporation today announced a strategic distribution agreement with TData, headquartered in Sydney, Australia. TData is a premier distributor of technology products and services to value added resellers throughout Australia, New Zealand and Asia. Under the agreement, TData will distribute Ecessa's range of wide area network controllers in Australia. Ecessa's PowerLink(TM), ShieldLink(TM), ClariLink(TM) and WANworX(TM) devices...


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Socompa
2014-08-19 10:02:27

Socompa is a complex stratovolcano that can be found at the border of Chile and Argentina, reaching an elevation of 19,852 feet. This volcano is best known for its avalanche debris deposit, which have formed the Monturaqui Basin on its west side, the most noted example of this type of deposit in the world. It is a difficult volcano to visit, taking at least a day by vehicle traveling from the north or the west. Socompa is also known for the microbial ecosystems that occur near grasses at its...

Danish Protest Pig
2014-08-15 10:46:38

The Danish protest pig is a breed of domestic pig that that was developed in the North Frisia region of Southern Schleswig during the early twentieth century. During this period, Danish people residing in the area were not permitted to raise their country’s flag, so they bred pigs that held a striking resemblance to their flag as a protest. It is thought that this breed was developed by crossbreeding Jutlandian and Holsteinian marsh pigs, red individuals from the Angeln Saddleback breed,...

Duroc Pig
2014-08-15 10:10:23

The Duroc pig is a breed of domestic pig that originated in the United States during the 1800s in New England. It was one of several red strains and is thought to have been developed by crossbreeding New York’s strain of Duroc, which was older, and the Jersey red. The modern breed was first used as a show hog in the 1950’s and is primarily used as a breeding hog today. The original Duroc strain was established in New York by Isaac Frink, who purchased hogs from Harry Kelsey in 1823. He...

Cavefish, Amblyopsidae
2014-08-06 09:52:18

Amblyopsidae is a family that holds six species of cavefish, also known as blindfish or swampfish, that reside in swampy and dark waters in eastern areas of the United States. Although there are over 170 species of cavefish, only six of these are classified in the Amblyopsidae family, some of which reside in swamps, while others reside in the water systems of caves like those in the Mammoth Caves in the state of Kentucky. Some of the most notable of these species include Chologaster cornuta,...

Ricefish, Adrianichthyidae
2014-08-06 09:41:10

Adrianichthyidae is a family that holds about thirty-two species of ray-finned fish, commonly known as ricefish, which can be found in murky and freshwaters from Japan to India, and in some Areas of the Indo-Australian Archipelago. The common name of this species is derived from the Japanese rice paddies where they are often found. Many of the ricefish species are endangered and it is thought that up to three may already be extinct, like the duck-billed Buntingi. It has been found that many...

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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
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This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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