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2015-03-26 16:29:00

Industry-leading construction software provider unites thought leaders, customers, and industry experts for a unique opportunity to network with colleagues and set the product direction for team collaboration

2015-03-26 16:28:59

WASHINGTON, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following tip sheet was released today by the U.S.

2015-03-26 16:24:23

National Restaurant Association Report Offers Insight into Sustainability Initiatives throughout the Restaurant Industry WASHINGTON, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The

2015-03-26 16:23:29

TUSCALOOSA, Ala., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Randall-Reilly and

2015-03-26 16:23:02

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Institute for Defense and Business (IDB - www.IDB.org), in partnership

sound fire extinguish
2015-03-26 15:28:25

If you’re searching for a way to put of a fire in a hurry, it probably wouldn’t occur to you to use sound waves, but the unorthodox concept did cross the mind of a couple of engineering students at George Mason University, who used it for their senior class project.

hot water
2015-03-26 13:15:05

The British government is embarking on a bold initiative that will use water as a heat source and officials are saying that over 1 million UK homes could be heated this way in the future.

2015-03-26 12:34:43

Jonathan and Drew Scott to Debut Outdoor Decor Line WEST CHESTER, Pa., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Best known as stars of four hit television series, Jonathan and Drew Scott are

firefighters drones
2015-03-26 12:51:44

Robotics engineers at King's College London and Sheffield Hallam University in the UK have developed a new drone system for firefighter that could lead them through smoke-filled buildings. The drones are tethered to their firefighter by a leash and tactile sensors on the user’s arm give him or her information about objects the drone comes across just up ahead.

2015-03-26 12:34:36

Non-Profits and Industry Associations Explore New IT Standards in Future of Tech Sessions SAN FRANCISCO, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Interop Las Vegas, produced by UBM Tech, today announced


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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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Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.