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Mystery Of The Binding Media In China's Polychrome Terracotta Army Solved
2014-08-04 03:59:49

Science China Press Even as he conquered rival kingdoms to create the first united Chinese empire in 221 B.C., China's First Emperor Qin Shihuang ordered the building of a glorious underground palace complex, mirroring his imperial capital near present-day Xi'an, that would last for an eternity. To protect his underworld palaces, the First Emperor issued instructions that his imperial guard be replicated, down to the finest details, in red-brown terracotta clay, poised to do battle....

2014-01-29 23:26:22

Smart Rifles Allow for Dynamic Hunting, Ethical Shots, and Networked Mentoring Pflugerville, TX (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 TrackingPoint, the Austin, TX based applied technology company responsible for inventing the world’s first Smart Rifle, has released a video on hunting with Precision Guided Firearms, the ultimate long range hunting rifle. The video takes viewers on a journey into the exciting world of big game trophy hunting with the TrackingPoint 750 and 1000 series smart rifles....

2013-10-24 23:25:54

Video Shows TrackingPoint 12 Year Old User Hitting Targets 250 Yards, 500 Yards, 750 Yards, and 1000 Yards Away Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 Smart Rifle™ manufacturer TrackingPoint™ has been widely publicized for offering untrained shooters the ability to drastically improve their first round shot success probability at extended range. In Austin TX, a 12 Year old middle school student demonstrates just how easy the system is to use. With a little parental guidance, she hits...

2013-08-26 23:17:36

TrackingPoint Releases Video Showcasing Unique Smart Rifle Capabilities Austin, TX (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 Austin TX based applied technology company TrackingPoint™ released a video in August of shooters running a professional course at Texas' Rifles Only with their Smart Rifle™ system. The video showcased shooting unsupported, shooting at extreme angles, shooting multiple unknown distance targets in rapid succession, and also the ability for the TrackingPoint system to shoot...

2013-05-07 23:23:19

Linux powered rifle technology provides potential for changing how the aging and disabled function on the hunt. (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 The online discussion of Outdoor Life's hunt with TrackingPoint Precision Guided Firearms took an interesting turn from the previous tech-industry discussion of linux capabilities and military applications. The publication's overview of the hunt and ensuing online conversation brought up a new use case for precision guided firearms: mitigating the effects of...

Ancient Chinese Warrior Relics Preserved With Air Curtain
2013-02-07 13:11:15

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online New methods have been unveiled to help preserve ancient relics, such as China's world-renowned Museum of Qin Terracotta Warriors and Horses. These large, immovable historic relics displayed in China have faced many environmental factors, deteriorating many of the more than 1,500 relics. The museum was first opened in 1979, providing an exhibition of Qin Shinhuang's mausoleum. Qin Shinhuang was the first emperor in China's...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.