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ISPs, Parliament Launch Lawsuit Against Britain's GCHQ Over Spying
2014-07-02 10:50:32

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a twist that seems more fitting of a John Grisham courtroom-based drama than a James Bond adventure the British spy community is reportedly being sued by a number of Internet Service Providers as well as members of Parliament. Last year classified documents released by former National Security Agency (NSA) analyst Edward Snowden revealed a number of American surveillance programs, while also exposing the fact that Great Britain's...

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2014-07-02 10:06:06

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Using 3-D laser scanning technology, a team of explorers has developed a Google Earth-style map of some of the largest caves in the world located in southeast China. The scans and a virtual tour of the caves are featured in the newest issue of National Geographic and available on the publications website. “It’s a brilliant technique, which has only just been started to be used in caves, and it’s almost uniquely applicable in cave...

Grazing Red Kangaroos Use Their Tail As An Extra Leg
2014-07-02 10:22:22

Gerard LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new multi-institutional study of red kangaroos, it has been found that when grazing on all fours, these marsupials use their tail as an extra leg. While grazing, the tail helps with movement by pushing the kangaroo forward as it walks. The study, published online in Biology Letters, was co-authored by Associate Professor Maxwell Donelan from the Simon Fraser University, and Associate Professor Rodger Kram from...

2014-07-02 08:32:04

Global companies with digitally enabled technologies that make cities more intelligent, efficient, and resilient are encouraged to apply. NEW YORK, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- -- Emerging companies from the US and abroad will participate in the September 29 - October 1 program. Application period is open now through August 22. -- Program focuses on knowledge and collaboration between cutting-edge companies already present in the city and those...

2014-07-02 08:31:13

Social media, online platforms, and changing consumer trends are impacting business practices, with time and budget concerns among the major issues. FRESH MEADOWS, N.Y., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sixty-nine percent of respondents to a new survey on trends in the Technical Communication Industry report publishing their content in HTML, up from a mere 19% in 2013. In addition, customer preferences are shifting toward topics-based content on mobile devices, in audio and video,...

2014-07-02 08:31:03

SANTA ANA, Calif., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's homebuyers are hungry for information -- and they expect to get that information with a few quick taps on their smartphones, tablets or laptops. In fact, according to a recent study by the National Association of REALTORS® and Google, the Internet is one of the primary sources for real estate information for 90 percent of homebuyers. In addition, the study found that nearly one-fifth of real estate related searches were conducted on a...

2014-07-02 08:30:53

Aragon Research evaluates ten different vendors in three separate categories. PALO ALTO, Calif., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aragon Research, a technology focused research and advisory firm committed to providing thought leading strategic research and trusted advisory services, announced its Hot Vendors 2014, Part III Research Report today. The report highlights ten different vendors in three separate categories. "Sales Enablement and Digital Transaction Management represent two...

2014-07-02 08:27:54

AVT's new system provides advancements in dispensing accuracy for the fast growing $2.34 billion industry CORONA, Calif., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AVT, Inc. (OTC Markets: AVTC) (www.autoretail.com), a leader in custom vending machines and automated retailing systems announced that their new Lane Recognition Technology will have a profound impact on America's growing legal marijuana industry. In a report by CNN, the use of legal marijuana to treat a variety of conditions is now...

2014-07-02 08:27:47

Lee Biosolutions expansion into a new facility means more jobs and opportunities ST LOUIS, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Lee Biosolutions Inc, a leading biotech company in the healthcare field serving the Global diagnostic industry is proud to announce that it will expand into a new 40,786 Sq.ft facility in the City of Maryland Heights end of 4th quarter 2014 . The need for a new space is in response to the companies rising growth into new markets and increased demand for its...

2014-07-02 08:25:31

Four National Geographic Titles Join Next Issue's "All You Can Eat" Newsstand NEW YORK, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Next Issue Media(TM) (www.nextissue.com), the first and only company to provide unlimited access to premium digital magazine content in the U.S. and Canada, today announced the addition of the world-renowned National Geographic family of titles to its growing newsstand of over 140 world-class magazines. The addition of award-winning National Geographic, National...


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Belmont Red Cattle
2014-07-09 15:13:20

The Belmont Red is a breed of beef Cattle produced in 1954 by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) in the Australian tropics. It was developed at the Belmont Research Station from several different breeds including the Africander and Hereford-Shorthorn. The Belmont Red was released to breeders in 1969. The Belmont Red was bred to have a greater resistance to ticks, have a calm temperament and  more efficiently use the environment for higher weight gain....

Belgian Blue Cattle
2014-07-09 14:37:46

The Belgian Blue is a breed of beef cattle originating in Belgium. It was developed in the 1800s by crossbreeding local cattle with a Shorthorn breed from the United Kingdom. It is quite possible that the Charolais cattle was also used in the development of the Belgian Blue. A modern breed of the Belgian blue was developed in the 1950s by Professor Hanset while working at an artificial insemination facility in the Liege province. The breed was introduced to the United States in 1978 by...

Ayrshire Cattle
2014-07-09 14:00:00

The Ayrshire  is a breed of dairy cattle that originated in Ayrshire, south west Scotland. It was traditionally known as the Dunlop or Cunninghame and were exported all over the world. In New Zealand the Ayrshire is still known as the Dunlop. Ayrshire cattle are frequently bred with Holstein cattle to improve the Holstein’s fertility. The cow is known for its ability to convert grass into milk, easy calving and longevity. The Ayrshire is a hardy breed that can adapt to management...

Australian Bradford Cattle
2014-07-06 14:56:54

The Australian Bradford is a breed of cattle that originated in Queensland, Australia between 1946 and 1952. It was developed from crossing Brahman bulls with the Hereford cattle in attempt to produce cattle to resist ticks and be resilient to drought. It is also resistant to pink eye, eye cancer and disease. The Bradford is raised mainly in NSW and Queensland, Australia. Semen from the cattle have been exported to South America and South Africa, while live cattle have been exported to...

Aubrac Cattle
2014-07-06 14:34:22

The Aubrac is a breed of cattle originating in France during the mid-1800s. The herd book was formed in 1893  by French monks. During the winter, the cows would give birth on the farms and when spring arrived they would go to the mountains to graze. Bulls were bred on the farms to become draft oxen. During the time, there were 300,000 Aubrac in existence, but by the end of World War II, a need for the oxen declined and milk was cheaper to produce from other breeds. This resulted in the...

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  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.