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2014-06-05 20:22:08

Game-changing wearable technology brings automatic shot tracking abilities to recreational and tournament golfers SAN FRANCISCO, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The ability to improve your game whether during a weekend outing with friends or while participating in a club tournament just got easier. GAME GOLF, a wearable device that tracks and displays a golfer's round of golf announced today the product has been officially approved by the U.S.' governing body for golf and is "Allowable...

2014-06-05 12:37:29

Verifiably Fair Bitcoin Betting on the 2014 FIFA World Cup DUBLIN, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- bitbook.ie announced today that its parimutuel Bitcoin sports book is now open to the public at https://bitbook.ie. The site comes out of the April 25th Boost Bitcoin Hackathon competition in San Mateo, California, in which it won a 1 BTC prize. bitbook.ie was built in response to serious issues with existing Bitcoin sports betting sites. Those sites were vulnerable to having...

2014-06-05 08:25:36

Golfers will receive McLean instruction during a 7-night Mediterranean cruise aboard Celebrity Equinox, with special bonus for the first 50 players to book MIAMI, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jim McLean, founder and president of the #1 golf schools in the world, and cruise event specialist Landry & Kling are proud to announce they have partnered to plan and operate a series of exclusive golf cruise programs - McLean at Sea - beginning in 2015. McLean and his team of world-class...

2014-06-04 12:34:41

SAN DIEGO, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Envy Social Club, a travel club and social network, has launched a solution to the high cost of travel. The company introduced a clever idea combining a travel club, an online social network, and a program where members earn travel credits for referring new friends to the club. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140603/93971 The center of Envy Social Club is its travel-themed online social network. Members can interact via messaging,...

2014-06-03 23:03:09

Tina Figueroa Draws on Fortune 500 Expertise to Transform Acclaimed Spa into an Urban Temple Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 As the new CEO of Le Petite Retreat Day Spa in Larchmont Village, Tina Figueroa hopes to use her background as a global Fortune 500 and technology start-up executive to transform the award-winning day spa into the go-to spot for rejuvenation and relaxation in Los Angeles. In her 15 years as an HR executive for a series of global firms and tech...

2014-06-03 16:26:57

Technology Industry Maven Brings Marketing, Consumer and B2B Expertise to Board NEW YORK, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dice Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: DHX), a leading provider of specialized websites for professional communities, announced Carol Carpenter, Chief Marketing Officer of ClearSlide, Inc., has been appointed to the Company's board of directors. "We are very excited to have Carol join our Board and contribute her extensive marketing expertise and deep passion for technology,"...

2014-06-03 12:34:01

Tiny self-assembling tools could one day deliver drugs to targeted areas of the body or even perform autonomous microsurgery WASHINGTON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers from the University of Twente in the Netherlands have taken the precise art of origami down to the microscopic scale. Using only a drop of water, the scientists have folded flat sheets of silicon nitride into cubes, pyramids, half soccer-ball-shaped bowls and long triangular structures that...

2014-06-03 12:30:41

Country Music Fans and Bowling Enthusiasts Will Have Their Chance to Bowl Live Inside AT&T U-Verse Fan Fair X at the CMA Music Festival ARLINGTON, Texas, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GoBowling.com is teaming up with Brunswick Bowling and XBowling to bring the sport of bowling to the 2014 CMA Music Festival in Nashville from June 5 to June 8. With a partnership between Country Music Association (CMA) and Sports Challenge Network, LLC (SCN), bowling lanes will be set up inside the...

mit self folding robots
2014-05-31 05:06:06

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Inspired by origami, engineers at MIT have developed 3D printable robotic components capable of self-assembly when heated to certain temperatures. Two research papers presented at the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation in Hong Kong this week described the latest evolution in the on-going pursuit of printable robots. The first paper identifies a system that can take digital specifications of a 3D shape and...

2014-05-30 12:24:39

IRVINE, Calif., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Warrior Dash, the world's largest obstacle race series held on the most rugged terrain around the globe, today announced a partnership with PEAR Sports (www.pearsports.com) as the latest business among an elite roster of brands that leverage PEAR's advanced heart rate-based training program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140530/92715 With the growing popularity of obstacle races such as Warrior Dash proper training has become a...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.