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2014-05-28 23:13:14

A new study by insight and innovation firm, Latitude, asks children to imagine and illustrate their ideas for how to deal with the world’s growing waste and pollution problem—yielding down-to-earth possibilities for brands, product developers, technologists and educators. The report is available at: http://files.latd.com/Latitude-Trash-to-Treasure-Report.pdf. (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Earlier this month, scientists at the University of California and NASA assessed that climate change has...

Debate On Sloping Sea Settled By GOCE
2013-02-15 15:17:53

ESA For decades, scientists have disagreed about whether the sea is higher or lower heading north along the east coast of North America. Thanks to precision gravity data from ESA´s GOCE satellite, this controversial issue has now been settled. The answer? It´s lower. Many might assume that the height of the sea is the same everywhere — but this is not true because winds, currents, tides and different temperatures cause seawater to pile up in some regions and dip in...

2011-04-07 07:15:00

INDIANAPOLIS, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Indianapolis residents will soon have the city's first all-inclusive entertainment venue in which to spend their leisure hours, according to Brent Brown, CEO of Latitude Global, the parent company of Latitude 39(TM), LLC. Latitude Global announced today that they are creating a luxury entertainment destination in the city's dynamic Keystone Crossing area, renovating the former AMC Theater on East 82nd Street. The venue, named Latitude 39(TM),...

2009-04-21 17:25:34

The U.S. National Geodetic Survey says the monument marking the spot where Utah, Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona meet is 2 1/2 miles from where it belongs. The National Geodetic Survey said the location of the Four Corners was determined to be at 109 degrees west longitude and 37 degrees north latitude during the 1868 survey of Colorado's southern boundary line but due to surveying errors, the monument was installed at 109 02 42.62019 west longitude and 36 59 56.31532 north latitude, 2 1/2...

2008-09-24 06:00:17

Dell today is delivering a one of a kind electronic privacy screen on the Latitude E6400 and introduced the M109S on-the-go pocket-sized projector. The company is also offering color across its Latitude mainstream and ultra-portable laptops. More information can be found at www.dell.com/latitude. Dell also announced its most powerful mobile workstations ever, the Dell Precision M6400 and M6400 Covet, which are ISV-certified and available in anodized aluminum and vibrant orange (M6400...


Latest Latitude Reference Libraries

Tropic of Cancer
2013-02-19 16:11:13

The Tropic of Cancer, which is also referred to as the Northern tropic, is the circle of latitude on the Earth that serves as a marker for the most northerly position at which the sun may appear directly overhead at its zenith. This event happens once per year, at the time of the June solstice, when the Northern Hemisphere is tilted towards the Sun to its maximum degree. Its Southern Hemisphere counterpart, marking the most southerly position at which the Sun might appear directly...

Equator
2013-02-19 15:46:08

An equator is the intersection of a sphere’s surface with the plane that is perpendicular to the sphere’s axis of rotation and midway between the poles. The Equator is normally referred to the Earth’s equator: an imaginary line on the Earth’s surface halfway between the North Pole and the South Pole, separating the Earth into the Northern Hemisphere and Southern Hemisphere. Other planets and astronomical bodies have equators that are similarly defined. The Equator is approximately...

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  • To take pains; labor assiduously with little progress.
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