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2011-07-06 13:00:00

LOS GATOS, Calif. and LIVERMORE, Calif., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States will be sending its National Championship team to compete in the World Bocce Championships in Feltre, Italy this coming September 4-11. The 2011 National Bocce Championships, held at Los Gatos, California and Livermore California's Campo di Bocce June 25th through July 2nd, qualified five of the top players in the US to represent America in the 2011 World Bocce Championships. The US Volo team will...

2011-06-13 15:38:00

PHILADELPHIA, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CDI Corp. (NYSE: CDI) announced today that its CDI-Aerospace division has entered into a long term service agreement with Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC in support of the Lawrence Livermore National Lab National Ignition Facility (NIF) in Livermore, CA. The service agreement has a term of five years. With this service agreement, CDI-Aerospace will provide Lawrence Livermore's National Ignition and Photon Science Directorate with...

2011-06-08 10:11:00

LOS GATOS, Calif. and LIVERMORE, Calif., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Bocce Federation (USBF) has selected Campo di Bocce as the venue for the 2011 National Bocce Championships. This National Championship draws the best-of-the-best players from an estimated 25-million bocce enthusiasts across the US. Next to soccer and golf, bocce is the third most participated sport in the world and is considered the oldest know sport in world history, dating back to 5000 B.C....

2010-10-11 09:30:00

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Ignition Facility (NIF), a project sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), has been honored by Project Management Institute (PMI) as the winner of its prestigious PMI® Project of the Year Award. The award recognizes the accomplishments of a project team for superior performance, exemplary project management execution, innovation in the use of...

2010-08-03 06:00:00

LIVERMORE, Calif., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Tri-Valley based mortgage banker, Landmark Mortgage Group, has announced their corporate sponsorship of the recent Southern Alameda County Chapter of the Women's Council of Realtors' (WCR) golf fundraiser outing. The tournament was held at Las Positas Golf Course in Livermore and benefits the Leadership Training programs led by WCR. Numerous Realtors and affiliates participated in the golf tournament and enjoyed a grilled lunch, followed by awards,...

2010-07-12 05:00:00

COVINGTON, Ky. and LIVERMORE, Calif., July 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Valley Forge Composite Technologies, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VLYF), Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, and several Russian Institutes led by P.N. Lebedev Physical Institute (LPI) announced the completion of a collaborative Department of Energy (DOE) Global Initiative for Proliferation Prevention (GIPP) project to develop equipment and procedures for detecting explosive materials concealed in airline checked...

2010-05-12 08:00:00

LIVERMORE, Calif., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and VeriTainer Corporation have entered into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA). The CRADA will be used to refine and enhance VeriTainer's patented crane mounted scanning (CMS) technology. The CRADA will be in place for three-and-a-half years and require approximately $4 million in funding. LLNL will work in cooperation with VeriTainer's scientists and engineers to enhance both...

2010-04-20 11:09:00

LIVERMORE, Calif., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, April 24, more than 3,000 local Comcast employees and their families and friends will volunteer to improve 14 schools throughout California that have been affected by budget cuts as part of Comcast's ninth annual "Comcast Cares Day." At the same time across the country, more than 55,000 Comcast volunteers will participate in this annual day of service, which is one of the largest single days of corporate volunteer efforts in the...

2010-04-14 13:31:00

LIVERMORE, Calif., April 14 /PRNewswire/ --Wiley X® Inc., a family owned and operated company and world leader in the research, development and marketing of protective eyewear and gloves for military, law enforcement, and civilian markets, has announced plans to move into new corporate office/warehouse facilities in the company's hometown of Livermore, California. More than just a corporate expansion into a larger facility, this move affirms Wiley X's commitment to...

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2010-01-26 12:10:00

Most people know that diamond is one of the hardest solids on Earth, so strong that it can easily cut through glass and steel. Surprisingly, very little is known about the strength of diamond at extreme conditions. But new research by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists shows that diamond becomes even stronger during rapid compression. Using the Janus laser at LLNL and the Omega laser at the University of Rochester, Livermore scientists and Rochester and UC Berkeley colleagues...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.