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2014-09-18 16:20:38

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Registration is open for the fourth running of the NASA Centennial Challenge program's Sample Return Robot Challenge, which will take place June 8-13, 2015. The autonomous robot competition, which carries a prize purse of $1.5 million, will be held at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Massachusetts, which has hosted the event since 2012. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Teams must demonstrate a...

2014-09-18 16:20:33

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Air Force Association and Air Force Sergeants Association, will host a 1 p.m. POW/MIA Recognition Day ceremony Friday, Sep 19, 2014, at the Air Force Memorial. Speakers from the host organizations as well as Ms. Ann Mills-Griffiths, Chairman of the Board, National League of POW/MIA Families will speak at the ceremony, which is open to the public. The focus of this ceremony is to ensure that America remembers its responsibility to...

2014-09-18 12:35:32

ZEPHYR COVE, Nev., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VirnetX(TM) Holding Corporation (NYSE MKT: VHC), an Internet security software and technology company, announced today that there will be an Investor Conference Call Tomorrow, Friday, September 19, at 9:00 am EST. The call-in number details are: Conference ID: 3637119 Participants, Int'l Toll: 913-312-1520 Participants, US/CAN Toll free: 888-663-2254 Replay numbers follow,...

2014-09-18 12:35:24

ONTRAPORT Ranks No. 24 on Fortune Magazine's 2014 Great Place to Work List SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ONTRAPORT has been named as one of the best places to work in the United States by Fortune magazine's Great Place to Work(®). For the past eleven years, Great Place to Work(® ) has recognized companies with exceptional workplace cultures. Ranked # on their 2014 Best Small & Medium Workplaces list, ONTRAPORT received the honor with top scores across...

2014-09-18 12:34:28

LONDON, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mayor of London Boris Johnson today championed a phenomenal opportunity for businesses to link to the capital's powerful brand, as Dot London domain names are now on sale worldwide. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140918/706462 ) Interest in Dot London has been strong and on the first day the new domain name went on general availability over 9000 domains were registered making a total of over 44,000...

2014-09-18 12:34:22

Personal and professional lines continue to blur in new world of work MALVERN, Pa., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Since workers aren't robots, 100-percent productivity (whatever that means) is impossible. But what can companies realistically expect of their employees now that summer vacations are over? http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140918/147020-INFO Well, plenty of distractions, according to a new Ricoh Americas Corporation online survey of more than 1,000 employed adults in the...

2014-09-18 12:33:37

OKLAHOMA CITY, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elephant Talk Communications Corp. (NYSE MKT: ETAK) ("Elephant Talk" or the "Company"), a global provider of Software Defined Network Architecture (ET Software DNA® 2.0) platforms and cyber security solutions, today announced that Mr. Jaime Bustillo and Dr. Francisco Ros were elected to the Company's Board of Directors at the Company's annual meeting of stockholders on September 12, 2014 (the "Annual Meeting"). Mr. Bustillo and Dr. Ros...

2014-09-18 12:29:21

Maetrics to sponsor RAPS industry-wide networking and cocktails event on September 30 at 5:15 p.m. PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Maetrics, a global life sciences consulting firm will be attending the upcoming RAPS conference in Austin, Texas during its exhibition days, September 29th and 30th. Representatives from the Leadership and Solutions Delivery teams will be available to speak on current trends in regulatory convergence and global life sciences compliance at Maetrics'...

2014-09-18 12:27:54

Raw confessions -- no lessons CHICAGO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Failure:Lab, an international movement showcasing personal stories of failure, is coming to Chicago on Thursday, Oct. 2. The one-of-a-kind format features a diverse blend of storytelling and music. By sharing stories globally of individual vulnerability, Failure:Lab is working to eliminate the fear, stigma, and isolation around failure while removing roadblocks to communication, innovation and community. "Don't let the name...

2014-09-18 12:27:47

Recruit iconic Team Fortress 2 characters and play all new hilarious missions SEATTLE, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Get ready to make your enemies, "cry some more," on the battlefield, Commander! To celebrate the worldwide release of Battle Nations on Steam, Z2 has teamed up with Valve, the creators of the critically acclaimed first-person shooter, Team Fortress 2, to bring Team Fortress 2 characters and all new missions to Battle Nations, an award-winning, humorous, turn-based,...


Latest Internet Reference Libraries

Parastylotermes
2014-04-25 09:31:15

Parastylotermes is a genus that holds five extinct species of termite that resided in Europe, India, and North America. The genus was first described by Thomas E. Snyder and Alfred E. Emerson in 1949. The first species to be described, P. robustus, was described by Baron Kurt von Rosen in 1913, but he was unsure about which genus to classify the species in. This species, which is known from three imagos and four separate wings, was placed into its current genus in 1949. The classification of...

Striped Sun Star, Solaster stimpson
2013-11-14 12:36:02

The striped sun star (Solaster stimpson), also known as the sun sea star among many other names, is a species of starfish that is classified within the Solasteridae family. It can be found in many areas including the western coasts of the United States and the waters around Japan. This species prefers a habitat within sub tidal areas with rocky terrain, at depths of up to 2,001 feet. It is large, reaching an average diameter of 19.6 inches, with eight to twelve long arms. It can vary in color...

Gray Petaltail, Tachopteryx thoreyi
2013-07-30 13:21:52

The gray petaltail (Tachopteryx thoreyi), also known as Thorey's grayback, is a species of dragonfly that is native to the United States. Its range includes Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, New York, Oklahoma, and Texas, among other states. It can be found in a number of habitats including woodlands, deciduous forests, and highlands. This species is almost uniformly gray in color, with black markings occurring along the abdomen, and it reaches an average length of 3.1 inches....

Neurothemis terminate
2013-07-17 10:43:20

Neurothemis terminate is a species of dragonfly that can be found in a range that extends from Japan and Peninsular Malaysia to the Lesser Sundas in Indonesia and includes the Philippines and Palau. It can be near marshes, lakes, and rice fields, being most common near in man-made environments rather than developed forest habitats.  In areas where these habitats are in good condition, population numbers are stable. Neurothemis terminate is not known to have any major threats and...

Isoperla carbonaria
2013-07-10 15:37:19

Isoperla carbonaria is a species of stonefly that can be found In Italy, France, and Switzerland. It prefers to reside near streams in mountainous regions, at elevations between 0–1,150 feet above sea level. Immature individuals reside in cold waters while adults are terrestrial fliers. It reaches a body length between .3 and .5 inches, which is its distinguishing trait, and is typically yellowish in color. Larvae are known to consume Chironomidae, which can be found under...

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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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