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2014-08-30 08:20:34

NEW YORK, Aug. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities law firm, is investigating potential securities fraud at Cobalt International Energy, Inc. ("Cobalt" or the "Company") (NYSE: CIE). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120119/MM38856LOGO On August 5, 2014, Cobalt announced in a Form 8-K that in connection with an SEC investigation related to Cobalt's operations in Angola, the Company received a "Wells Notice" recommending that the SEC...

face it
2014-08-30 06:12:23

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online There are mites crawling all over your face right now, and it doesn’t matter what you do or how hard you wash or how much soap you use, you can’t get rid of them – and you can thank North Carolina State University graduate student Megan S. Thoemmes and her colleagues for that unsettling bit of knowledge. Thoemmes, who is currently studying in the NC State Department of Biological Sciences and the W.M. Keck Center for Behavioral...

project wing drone
2014-08-30 05:32:58

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Google has revealed “Project Wing,” a program kept under wraps for two years that has produced drones intended to deliver emergency aid and commercial goods. This video from Google shows prototypes being tested in Australia, delivering dog food to a remote farm in Queensland. Although said to be “years away from a product,” Astro Teller at Google X, the secretive tech research branch of the company, says that the drones...

2014-08-30 00:20:39

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Now showcasing great apparel designs for country fans at great prices through their online shop is the country clothing and entertainment brand, Country Rebel Clothing Co. CountryRebel.com is now opening its gates for country fans who love wearing country-styled clothing, especially for women who want to wear their favorite cowgirl t-shirts with pride. Those who have been following the brand on social media sites will know that Country...

2014-08-29 20:20:50

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tidewater Inc. (NYSE: TDW) announced today that Jeffrey M. Platt, President and CEO and Joseph M. Bennett, Executive Vice President and Chief Investor Relations Officer, will present at the 2014 Barclays CEO Energy-Power Conference in New York, New York on Thursday, September 4, 2014, at approximately 1:45 p.m. Eastern time. The presentation will be available via real-time webcast at http://www.tdw.com. Playback will be available on...

2014-08-29 20:20:46

DENVER, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hallador Energy Company (NASDAQ:HNRG) announced this afternoon that its wholly owned subsidiary, Sunrise Coal LLC, closed the acquisition of Vectren Fuels. As previously announced on July 1, 2014, an agreement was reached on the sale, and today marks the official closing of the transaction. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140701/123887 The purchase price was $320 million. On the same date we entered into a credit agreement with PNC Bank...

2014-08-29 16:25:32

Results will be discussed at IEEE Computer Society Sept. 8 Google+ Hangout LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Russian crime ring CyberVog last month made cybersecurity history by amassing the largest known collection of stolen Internet credentials, including 1.2 billion user name and password combinations and more than 500 million email addresses. But surprisingly, such major data thefts may not be the most frightening security threats we face. Photo -...

2014-08-29 16:25:23

SEATTLE, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA) today announced that it will host a financial analyst day in conjunction with its annual Tableau Customer Conference on Tuesday, September 9, 2014. The Company will live broadcast the event starting at 9:00am PDT until 1:30pm PDT with executive presentations providing a business overview, product review and a question and answer session. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130718/SF48964LOGO The live broadcast...

2014-08-29 16:25:05

Dealer Online Marketing makes the Inc. 5000 for 2014; Boasts 324 Percent Growth over 3 Years GREENVILLE, S.C., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Some may deem it inevitable that Dealer Online Marketing (DOM) would achieve formal recognition in 2014, not only because of an astounding growth rate but also because of an evolving suite of services and innovation. During its steady growth over the past few years, DOM has carefully fostered a workforce skilled in a wide variety of disciplines...

2014-08-29 16:22:26

Also in This Edition: Jobs for Writers and Media Industry Blog Posts NEW YORK, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Below are experts from the ProfNet network that are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. If you are interested in interviewing any of the experts, please contact them via the contact information at the end of the listing. To receive these updates by email, send a note to profnet@profnet.com with the industries you cover, and we'll add you to the appropriate...


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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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  • 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.'