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2015-02-04 16:23:27

TEL AVIV, Israel, February 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Anagog [http://www.anagog.com ], a smart parking company that crowd sources real-time parking information, announces

2015-02-03 23:06:36

Skypatrol will be exhibiting at the Iridium Partner Conference (IPC) 2015 on February 9 – 11, 2015 where they will showcase their Dual Mode Iridium Satellite, CDMA and GSM tracking devices for

2015-02-03 23:06:04

Prime Electrical deploys TerraGo Edge for GPS surveys, mobile workflow and paperless forms - all at a fraction of the cost of traditional GPS handhelds. Washington,

2015-02-03 23:00:36

Topcon Positioning Group announces the release of the next generation laser transmitter for use with its Millimeter GPS precise positioning system — the LZ-T5. Livermore,

2015-02-03 23:00:35

Sokkia introduces the latest GNSS integrated receiver designed for lightweight and convenient field operation — the GCX2. Olathe, KS (PRWEB) February 03, 2015

2015-02-03 23:00:32

Topcon Positioning Group announces an agreement with concrete paving manufacturer GOMACO Corporation to provide 3D control systems for its machines. LIVERMORE,

2015-01-29 12:23:19

JohnnyBall® measures level and slope accurately, efficiently GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Jan.

2015-01-28 23:11:13

Compass Business Solutions, will be at Cisco Live in Milan this week.

2015-01-28 23:07:03

As the world changes with the rapid advancement of connected devices and technologies, so must the transportation industry. Denver, CO (PRWEB) January 28, 2015

2015-01-28 23:06:51

iVerify records the location of home-care visits, while also providing caregivers with information regarding upcoming appointments, as well as schedule related reminders. (PRWEB)


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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...

Prime Meridian
2013-02-19 15:54:46

A prime meridian is a meridian, i.e. a line of longitude, at which the definition of longitude is zero degrees. A prime meridian and its opposite in a 360 degree-system, the 180th meridian, create a great circle. This great circle separates the sphere into two hemispheres. If one uses directions f East and West from a defined prime meridian, then they can be named Eastern and Western Hemisphere. A prime meridian is eventually arbitrary, unlike an equator, which is determined by the axis...

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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2010-12-03 15:57:54

A foghorn, most often used in foggy conditions, is a device that uses sound to warn vehicles of hazards. Generally the term is used in marine transport. When lighthouses are obscured the foghorn provides an audible warning of any dangers to ships. They have been used for hundreds of years with some of the initial ones being simple bells or gongs that were manually struck. Some lighthouses shot off cannons periodically in order to warn ships. Whistles were also used in the early days....

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2010-10-21 16:58:49

The compass is a tool that helps the user navigate using the Earth's magnetic poles by using a magnetized pointer that reacts to magnetic fields. Since a compass can be used to calculate a heading it quickly improved the safety and efficiency of travel, especially ocean travel. It has only recently been replaced by Global Positioning Systems. It works by indicating the direction of the magnetic north of a planet's magnetosphere. Generally the face of a compass highlights the north, south,...

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Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).