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2012-02-06 18:00:00

On Friday, February 10, Oakland Zoo invites the public to attend an evening event featuring a “Hands on Fire Percussion Experience.” Guests will walk into a room filled with soulful and dynamic rhythms of Africa, delectable foods, delightful desserts, and dreamy drinks to celebrate the season of love. The evening will feature interactive drumming, a wild array of silent auction items, and powerful information about primates. All proceeds from the night will support the Budongo...

2011-11-28 16:00:00

During the evenings of December 2 â“ January 1, the Oakland Zoo morphs into a magical wonderland filled with lights, sights, and sounds of the holiday season. Hundreds of thousands of LED lights brighten Oaklandâs night sky. Highlights include a candy cane lane themed rides area, a night time adventure on the Outback Express train, rocking around the Christmas trees in the Childrenâs Zoo, and a light show thatâs sure to blow out any...

2011-11-17 08:00:00

The local experts at Oakland Companies know that Michigan residents take pride in their homes and their community, which is why homeowners contact the Michigan insurance company in order to obtain protection for the homes that they have put much money and effort into maintaining. Troy, Michigan (PRWEB) November 17, 2011 The team at Oakland Companies knows that staying on top of home repairs can require more time and effort than many Michigan homeowners have to spare. Not only that, but...


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.