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2014-08-27 08:20:24

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association (AFA) today announced Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson will deliver keynote addresses at the 2014 AFA Air and Space Conference September 15-17(th) at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center at National Harbor, Maryland. Secretary Hagel will deliver Wednesday morning's keynote address followed by Secretary Johnson providing Wednesday afternoon's keynote...

New Study Shows Differences In Mammal Responses To Climate Change
2014-01-23 11:57:02

University of Colorado Boulder If you were a shrew snuffling around a North American forest, you would be 27 times less likely to respond to climate change than if you were a moose grazing nearby. That is just one of the findings of a new University of Colorado Boulder assessment led by Assistant Professor Christy McCain that looked at more than 1,000 different scientific studies on North American mammal responses to human-caused climate change. The CU-Boulder team eventually selected...

2013-05-30 23:28:30

A key member of two cross-country bicycle rides with injured military veterans is retiring from his position with State Farm Insurance, June 1. Mike Claver, who served as a staff member for World T.E.A.M. Sports' 2010 Sea to Shining Sea ride and as ride director for the 2012 ride, is retiring after 26 years with the national insurance company. Bloomington, Illinois (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 A key member of two cross-country bicycle rides with injured military veterans is retiring from his full...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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