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2011-08-16 06:22:00

BERLIN and WALES, Alaska, August 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Constantin Bisanz, founder of the online community brands4friends, and his companions, the brothers Geza and Andre Scholtz, made history with a very special record.

2011-01-27 19:39:00

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Billabong BVI Kite Jam is pleased to announce its partnership with Chris Ernst, Laurel Eastman, Digicel and JTV to bring daily reports on the Kite Jam to the world.

2011-01-05 15:18:00

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sean Reyngoudt, the world's only amputee professional kiteboarder and waverider, will be featured in a new TV action-adventure series, "Catching Air", premiering Thursday, Jan. 6 on the Discovery Channel's HD Theater.

2010-07-28 18:55:36

Kites have a storied history in meteorological research -- think of Benjamin Franklin and his study of electricity -- including being used to carry aloft sensors that measure wind speed.


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typomania
  • A mania for the use of printing-types; a strong propensity to write for publication.
The word 'typomania' comes from Greek roots meaning 'type' and 'madness'.