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Cassini Continues New Ocean Adventures On Titan
2014-11-11 03:30:39

NASA's Cassini mission continues its adventures in extraterrestrial oceanography with new findings about the hydrocarbon seas on Saturn's moon Titan.

Titan - The Extraterrestrial Land of Lakes
2013-12-13 04:43:25

Thanks to NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, astronomers are gaining new insights into Saturn’s moon Titan, particularly when it comes to its hydrocarbon lakes and seas.

2013-10-09 23:19:48

Payward Ltd., the developer of the Kraken digital currency exchange, today announced plans to partner with Fidor Bank, the Munich-based leader in innovative online banking, to give Kraken’s

2012-03-02 11:23:29

First, the bad news: all across America, trucks and tractor-trailers are transporting industrial explosives on nearly every artery of the country’s interstate and highway system.

Giant Kraken Lair Found In Nevada
2011-10-10 11:17:59

Paleontologist Mark McMenamin said on Monday a dig-site at Berlin-Ichthyosaur State Park in Nevada contains evidence of a new sea creature that preyed on 45-foot-long ichthyosaurs.

2011-03-14 12:04:00

NEW YORK, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Premium spirits producer Proximo announced today the launch of a new, multi-million dollar television advertising campaign for the Kraken® Black Spiced Rum.

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2009-11-16 09:15:00

East Tennessee is now home to two of the world's three fastest computers, according to new rankings released today.


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Kraken
2013-09-16 08:51:29

The Kraken is a legendary sea monster that lives in the waters off Norway and Greenland. The legend itself may have originated from sightings of giant squid that can grow 40 - 50 feet in length. It was classified as a cephalopod and given the scientific name Microcosmus marinus by Carolus Linnaeus in 1735. In 1746 he called it Singulare monstrum meaning a unique monster. In 1752-1753 bishop of Bergen, Erik Pontoppidan, described the Kraken as sometimes being mistaken for an island and...

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Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.