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2015-02-20 16:24:10

LOS ANGELES and BALTIMORE, Feb. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A federal court in Maryland yesterday ruled in favor of Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.

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2015-02-20 16:03:16

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - @BednarChuck If you’re one of the Tennessee residents that has been awakened by loud explosions recently, you have an unusual weather phenomenon known as cryoseisms to thank for your lack of sleep. What is a cryoseism? According to WKRN News in Nashville, several people living in middle Tennessee have heard what they describe as “loud booms” or “explosions” in the middle of the night. Some have called the local news or even 911 believing that...

this week in obvious science
2015-02-20 17:02:45

Gather ‘round the campfire, kiddos! It's this week’s installment of This Week in Obvious Science, and we’ve got a few groundbreakers for ya.

parrots GPS
2015-02-20 15:20:24

Until recently, scientists have avoided using global positioning system (GPS) devices on psittaciformes, commonly known as parrots. Researchers believed that the birds were just too strong and they’d break expensive tracking equipment. However, scientists from New Zealand finally created a parrot-proof GPS system.

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2015-02-20 15:25:27

We’ve all noticed how cable channels will cut content and play a film’s end credits at warp speed in order to sneak in an extra commercial here or there, but broadcasters have come up with a new trick that you may not have noticed – but some eagle-eyed viewers have.

neanderthal teeth
2015-02-20 13:17:22

A new study examining Neanderthal teeth from Western Europe suggests that there was a division of labor between males and females. The study was conducted by members of the Department of Paleobiology at the Spanish Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales and published online this month in the Journal of Human Evolution.

2015-02-20 12:24:56

Astellas is Exclusive Health Sponsor of the 'Ticket2Health' Initiative Promoting a Game Plan for Better Health and Wellness NORTHBROOK, Ill., Feb.

2015-02-20 12:23:05

WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The U.S.

2015-02-20 12:20:40

65% of Hispanics and 60% of all likely voters are opposed to this legislation. AUSTIN, Texas, Feb.


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Lepas anserifera
2014-12-10 12:28:36

Lepas anserifera is a species of goose barnacle that can be found in tropical and temperate seas floating on flotsam and timber or attached to whales and the hulls of ships. This species, and others that share its genus, received its common name from its shape, which is like a goose, as well as the myth that goose eggs hatched from the barnacles. Lepas anserifera has a shell, or capitulum, that is surrounded by six plates that are white in color and is supported by stalk, also known as a...

Poli's Stellate Barnacle
2014-12-10 12:25:57

Poli’s stellate barnacle (Chthamalus stellatus) is a species of acorn barnacle that can be found in Southern Europe, South West England, and Ireland attached to rocky shorelines. It prefers to reside in warmer waters in areas that are less protected than bays, where it will attach itself to rocks and other hard materials. Poli’s stellate barnacle is typically cone shaped but can be shaped like a tube when living in large colonies and reaches a size of up to .55 inches. It is covered by...

Wharf Roach, Ligia exotica
2014-12-10 11:29:16

The wharf roach (Ligia exotica) is a species of sea slater and crustacean that is thought to be native to the Mediterranean Sea and Western Europe, although some experts suggest it is native to the Pacific Ocean and Indian Ocean. It can be found in many temperate and tropical waters throughout the world, most likely due to unintentional shipping. This lives in crevices of rocks and cliffs just above the water line, as well as in jetties and the walls of harbors. The wharf roach reaches a...

Dancing Jewel
2014-12-08 17:35:08

The dancing jewel (Platycypha caligata) is a species of damselfly that can be found in Africa. Its range includes Angola, Ethiopia, Kenya, Namibia, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe, among other areas. It prefers to reside in savannahs, bushlands, and woodlands near streams and rivers with vegetation that creates shade. The population numbers and trends of this species are unknown and it is threatened by habitat loss due to deforestation and water pollution. No conservation...

White-masked Wisp
2014-12-08 17:17:32

The white-masked wisp (Agriocnemis falcifera) is a species of damselfly that can be found in Southern Africa in a range that includes Eastern Cape Province and Limpopo Province. It prefers to reside in vegetation that lines the edges of pools and ponds. This species reaches an average body length between .9 and 1.1 inches and males and females are very similar in appearance. Young individuals are orange-red in color, but this coloring fades as they mature. When fully matured, the orange-red...

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