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

[ Watch the Video: Soaring Over Titan: Extraterrestrial Land of Lakes ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online 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. According to the US space agency, Titan is one of the most Earth-like entities in the entire solar system. Besides our planet, the moon is the only other place in the Milky Way that has stable...

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 customers in the European Union access to a full suite of traditional financial services. The partnership will be the first of its kind between a licensed, insured, and regulated bank and a digital currency exchange. London (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 ‘From the beginning, our goal has been to...

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. That´s right, volatile explosives, including munitions, rocket motors, and dynamite, are moving at a high rate of speed down a roadway not too far from you. Now, the good news: America´s track record in transporting these materials is about as safe as they come. Very rarely, almost never in fact,...

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

Mount Holyoke College 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. McMenamin reported his findings at the annual meeting of the Geological Society of American in Minneapolis. He said that there is a site in Nevada that holds the remains of nine ichthyosaurs of what could be the ancient den of a giant Kraken. He said when he arrived at the state park...

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. Named for a legendary giant sea beast of myth and legend, The Kraken® Rum features the giant squid on its label and a bottle with handles evocative of the squid's eyes. The new advertisements were created by Proximo and Brooklyn, NY based agency Dead As We...

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2009-11-16 09:15:00

High-performance computers support major research; push limits of computing power East Tennessee is now home to two of the world's three fastest computers, according to new rankings released today. The Top500 list of the world's fastest supercomputers places University of Tennessee supercomputer Kraken in third place, where it also holds the title of world's fastest academic supercomputer, while Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Jaguar computer took first place overall. Kraken, the result of a...

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2006-07-07 09:56:06

LOS ANGELES -- "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" opens Friday (July 7), but the Walt Disney Co. also has high hopes for the property in the strikingly different media of massively multiplayer online games. "Pirates of the Caribbean Online" will become a reality next year when Disney Online reveals an original story set within the mythology of the "Pirates" film trilogy. Disney Online Virtual Reality Studio vice president Mike Goslin knew he wanted to create an MMOG based on the...


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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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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin