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2014-08-29 08:26:24

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, has been invited to present at the 2014 Gateway Conference which is being held on Thursday, September 4, 2014 at The Palace Hotel in San Francisco. TCS management is scheduled to present at 10:00 a.m. Pacific time, with one-on-one meetings throughout the day. Management will discuss the company's recent...

2014-08-29 08:26:00

DELAND, Fla., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ARC Group Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARCW), a leading global provider of advanced manufacturing and 3D printing solutions, today announced that Chairman & CEO, Jason Young, will present at the 2014 Brean Capital Global Technology Conference in New York, NY, on Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014. Mr. Young will host one-on-one meetings with institutional investors throughout the day during the conference. A copy of the presentation is available...

2014-08-29 08:24:06

NEW YORK, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Realty Capital Healthcare Trust, Inc. ("ARC Healthcare") (NASDAQ: HCT) announced today that, pursuant to the prior authorization of its board of directors, ARC Healthcare intends to continue payment of monthly distributions at an annualized rate of $0.68 per share. Pending the "Effective Time" as defined in the merger agreement entered into, by and among, the Company and Ventas, Inc. and dated as of June 1, 2014, the Company intends to...

sugar
2014-08-29 03:45:50

Michael Bernstein, American Chemical Society Now that health advocates’ campaigns against trans-fats have largely succeeded in sidelining the use of the additive, they’re taking aim at sugar for its potential contributions to Americans’ health conditions. But scientists and policymakers are still wrangling over the best way to assuage the nation’s insatiable sweet tooth, according to an article in Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), the weekly news magazine of the American...

Psittacosaurus lujiatunensis
2014-08-29 06:29:00

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When we think of dinosaurs, we think of giant, scary reptiles that once ruled the Earth. But even giant monsters were babies at one point. And apparently, even dinosaur babies need a babysitter. A new study, led by the University of Pennsylvania, examined a rock slab from northeastern China's Liaoning Province containing fossils of 24 very young dinosaurs and one older individual. This kind of grouping is suggestive of a group of...

racetrack playa mystery solved
2014-08-29 05:27:57

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For nearly 80 years, scientists have been puzzled by the “sailing stones” of Death Valley National Park – massive rocks, some weighing 500 pounds or more, that inexplicably have long trails behind them as though they had been pushed through the dry, flat mud surface of the region known as Racetrack Playa. According to National Geographic’s Jason Bittel, these “sailing stones” (also known as the “sliding rocks” of Death...

twitter analytics
2014-08-29 05:12:25

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If you’ve ever wanted to know just how many people are reading that extremely cool, witty tweet you just sent out, Twitter has good news for you: the microblogging website has made its analytics tool available to all users. The announcement was tweeted out Thursday by Twitter engineer Ian Chan, who wrote that he was “absolutely thrilled” to open up access to the website’s analytics dashboard. Previously, only advertisers and...

2014-08-28 20:22:15

SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Who is Janus? The question will be answered in The Janus Project, an upcoming psychological fantasy thriller from Nebulae Entertainment and Uptone Pictures. The independent film, produced in Utah and expected to be released late in 2015, will tell the story of a young man who learns his destiny while encountering a centuries-old threat. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140828/141378 Continuing the tradition of quality independent...

2014-08-28 16:31:32

First-Time Spritzers Read At Least 20% Faster With Comparable Comprehension Scores BOSTON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spritz, the company behind the advanced text streaming technology built to reinvent the way people read, today announced the results of a new study conducted by market research firm Penn Schoen Berland (PSB), which revealed that Spritz's reading technology produced at least a 20% faster reading experience without sacrificing comprehension amongst first-time Spritz...

2014-08-28 16:31:20

CHELMSFORD, Mass., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Datawatch Corporation (NASDAQ: DWCH), a leading global provider of visual data discovery solutions, announced today the appointment of John P. Judge as chief revenue officer, senior vice president of Worldwide Sales. Mr. Judge was most recently the senior vice president, Americas Enterprise Sales for Iron Mountain Corporation, a company with revenues of more than $3 billion, where he was responsible for nearly one third of the company's...


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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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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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