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2014-02-28 23:03:47

The Atlanta law firm of James M. Poe, P.C., and the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania firm of Raynes McCarty represented the plaintiff, who benefitted under a court order adding nearly $1.5 million in attorney fees, expenses and interest to a June 2013 jury verdict. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Fulton County State Court judge Susan Edlein has issued an order granting an additional $1.5 million in pre-judgment interest, attorney fees and expenses to a plaintiff who had been awarded a $3...

2014-02-19 12:22:17

Small Flying Vehicles, Complete with Flapping Wings, may Emerge from Study of Fruit Bats WASHINGTON, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- By exploring how creatures in nature are able to fly by flapping their wings, Virginia Tech researchers hope to apply that knowledge toward designing small flying vehicles known as "micro air vehicles" with flapping wings. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130627/DC39790LOGO) More than 1,000 species of bats have hand membrane wings,...

Building Better Aircraft Based On Bat Wing Motions
2014-02-18 12:57:54

[ Watch the Video: Bats Inspire Next-Gen Aircraft ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers are studying how bats flap their wings in hopes it will help in designing small flying vehicles in the future. The team studied how bats use their wings to manipulate the air around them and wrote about their findings in a paper published in the journal Physics of Fluids. Over 1,000 bat species have hand membrane wings in which their fingers are “webbed” and are...

2014-02-10 23:00:09

Author George Klimi has compiled new methods in the study of motion of projectiles. Middle Village, N.Y. (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 The science of projectile trajectory has contributed to humanity throughout the centuries, with innovative ideas that are used to this day. Such examples range from sports shooting to ingenious methods in the field of military science. In “Exterior Ballistics” the author George Klimi has created a highly engrossing and innovative book that delves into the...

2014-01-23 16:23:21

DALLAS, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pursuant, a full-service comprehensive fundraising and communications consulting firm, was notified that it's being honored as a recipient of three Pixie Awards. Sponsored by the American Pixel Academy, the Pixie Awards recognize outstanding creativity in motion graphics, effects, and animation in video. Pursuant is honored to be recognized for our work. The two winning pieces include three awards: -- South Carolina 2012 Cocky's Countdown - Cocky's...

2014-01-22 23:30:03

Rock Climb Every Day, LLC, a locally owned and operated outdoor rock climbing school focused on novice climbers, announces its recent launch. Valley Village, CA (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Rock Climb Every Day, LLC (RCED) uses the world-class climbing spots of Southern California to teach fundamental rock climbing skills and safety basics. Olga Strickland, owner of RCED, enthuses, “I wanted to share my love of rock climbing and give those who are starting out a positive, safe experience....

flying jellyfish drone
2014-01-16 07:56:31

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Scientists at New York University announced Wednesday that they have built a prototype of the world’s first jellyfish drone. The tiny, electrically powered machine weighs in at just 2.1 grams and can hover in a stable manner without the use of sensors, recover from disturbances and maneuver in ways resembling a flying jellyfish, the researchers said. Previous designs for so-called flapping wing aircraft, or ornithopters, have...

2014-01-10 12:21:45

Biggest concern is delayed flights; year-over-year booking trends remain nearly unchanged; and airline change fees top ancillary fees. PLYMOUTH, Minn., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 40% of Travel Leaders Group's business-focused travel agents have indicated that business clients will be traveling more in 2014 than last year and nearly another 40% state client bookings will be the same as in 2013, according to the results of the top business travel trends survey from Travel...

2014-01-06 12:22:08

Houston Company Expands Information Imaging Services HOUSTON, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In the Houston area and beyond, there are creative and communications firms out there that create material to make concepts in highly technical industries simpler to understand. However, very few of them have direct experience in the sectors in which they specialize. FuelFX, which mainly serves the Houston area, however, does have that experience. The company has recently announced the...

2013-12-05 23:27:24

TransRing from Pixel Film Studios provides FCPX users with over 50 different ring transitions presets. Laguna Beach, California (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Post-production studio and FCPX effects developers, Pixel Film Studios, announced the launch of TransRing today, a professional circle transitions pack for Final Cut Pro X. "TransRing is a really versatile transition plugin for Final Cut Pro X," said Christina Austin, CEO of Pixel Film Studios. "It can look clean and...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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