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2012-07-17 22:30:21

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Printers have come a long way in the past twenty-years, but one thing they haven't lacked generation to generation are plenty of frustration to go along with them. Engineers from the University of Missouri are helping out the short-fused man by taking away one frustration from ink-jet printers and developing a printer nozzle that prevents clogs. “The nozzle cover we invented was inspired by the human eye,” said Jae Wan...

2008-12-03 13:03:50

The Nevada Highway Patrol has arrested a woman who was driving along U.S. 395 with a fuel hose and nozzle sticking out of her gas tank. April Westfall, 40, of Reno, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after she failed a sobriety test, the Reno Gazette Journal reports. Patrol spokesman Chuck Allen says authorities must now find a service station that is missing a gasoline nozzle and about six feet of fuel hose.


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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