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2014-09-02 12:20:39

GATINEAU, QC, Sept. 2, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) today released its assessment of Transport Canada's response to Recommendation A14-01, made following the release of the investigation report (A11H0002) into the 20 August 2011 controlled flight into terrain of a Boeing 737 in Resolute Bay, Nunavut. The aircraft was destroyed by impact forces and an ensuing post-crash fire. Eight passengers and all four crew members died, and three passengers were...

Flapping Baby Birds Provide Clues To Origin Of Flight
2014-09-02 03:34:43

By Robert Sanders, University of California, Berkeley How did the earliest birds take wing? Did they fall from trees and learn to flap their forelimbs to avoid crashing? Or did they run along the ground and pump their “arms” to get aloft? The answer is buried 150 million years in the past, but a new University of California, Berkeley, study provides a new piece of evidence – birds have an innate ability to maneuver in midair, a talent that could have helped their ancestors learn...

2014-09-02 08:36:18

etouches new UI is more powerful, intuitive and user experience oriented NORWALK, Conn., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- etouches, a top provider of cloud based event management software, today announced a completely redesigned user interface - the beginning of the next generation for the company. With a simple, modern and user friendly system, the new release provides a more powerful system through a consolidated navigation and the move into a mobile and tablet friendly...

2014-09-02 08:36:01

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cofres Bitcoin is now offering 467 numbered bank safety deposit boxes to international clients. All boxes are brand new and feature UL approved double key bolt locks that conform to standards set by the American Bankers Association. Each safe deposit box also contains an internal bin that is secured with the client's private lock. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140829/141501Photo -...

2014-09-02 08:34:32

Community engagement experts raise additional capital to facilitate growth and new projects KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MindMixer, an engagement technology company enabling government organizations and people to work together toward creating better communities, today announced the closing of a $17M Series C investment round, bringing its raise to-date to $23.2 million. MindMixer works with most major cities in the United States, including Los Angeles, Chicago,...

2014-09-02 08:34:29

CARNEGIE, Pa., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Shop 'till you drop in the convenience of your own home while providing new winter outerwear for needy kids and seniors! Project Bundle-Up's Annual Online Auction is live on eBay, and continues through September 19(th). This year's Annual Online Auction runs for 3 weeks and features over 450 items gifted by generous donors. New items will go up for bid on Friday the 5(th) and 12(th)....

2014-09-02 08:34:15

What will the world look like in 2022? CS 2022 explores future technology landscape LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- What will the technology landscape look like in 2022? Nine technologists led by IEEE Computer Society President Dejan Milojicic have spent much of this year trying to answer that question. The results can be found in the IEEE CS 2022 Report, a living document that surveys 23 future technologies that could change the world by 2022. Photo -...

2014-09-02 08:32:49

Eco Red ShieldTM Advance Framing Lumber Now Available at 112 Retail Locations in the Northeast VISTA, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Building Products, Inc., (PINK: ECOB) announced today that the Company has reached an important milestone, as reported in an 8-K filed on February 10, 2014, Eco Red Shield "Advanced Framing Lumber" is now available in a select 107 The Home Depot retail locations throughout the New York, New Jersey and Philadelphia Metro areas; along with 4...

2014-09-02 08:31:15

DALLAS, Sept 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lennox International Inc. (NYSE: LII) today announced that CFO Joe Reitmeier is scheduled to present at the Vertical Research Partners 2014 Industrials Conference on Thursday, September 4. Presentation materials can be accessed on the company's website at www.lennoxinternational.com. Lennox International is a global leader in the heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration markets. Lennox International stock is traded on the New York Stock...

2014-09-02 08:27:14

The exciting talk show shares tips on how to find the best deals for autumn in an upcoming segment. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Forbes Living producers are pleased to announce a segment covering the best in home and lifestyle trends for autumn. The show will share tips on how to find the best bargain saving deals, what to buy for home and garden to reflect the change in seasons, and give expert gardening advice. Viewers will learn which zone they reside...


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Paektu Mountain
2014-08-28 10:46:25

Paektu Mountain, also known as Baektu Mountain or Changbai Mountain, is an active stratovolcano that is located along the border of China and North Korea. At an elevation of 9,003 feet, it is the tallest peak on the Korean Peninsula and in northeastern China, as well as the tallest peak in the Baekdudaegan and Changbai mountain ranges. The volcano is a popular tourist area for many South Koreans and foreign travelers. Paektu Mountain is a cone shaped volcano that holds a large caldera that...

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,...

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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'