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2013-07-17 23:16:44

The weatherproof Owl™ LED Wall Pack series was designed by the small company’s OEM team to tackle a wide range of outdoor lighting projects. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 Brooklyn-based Original Equipment Manufacturer LED Waves is pleased to introduce a new addition to their line of LED lights made in the USA. The rugged Owl™ Outdoor LED Wall Pack is a longer-lasting, energy-saving replacement for the quartz halogen, high pressure sodium and metal halide lamps traditionally...

2013-06-02 23:00:18

Online science education retailer Owl Brand Discovery Kits enriches Missouri teacher and at-risk programs. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) June 02, 2013 Summer education programs provide opportunities for kids to learn outside the traditional classroom, often in natural environments that bring what they´ve learned in a classroom to life in new and exciting ways. Many are able to look back on their formative years and recall things they learned about science and ecology as a direct result of...

2013-04-14 23:00:44

Nature´s creatures get a boost from human technology in passive relocation project on campus at Estrella Mountain Community College. Avondale, AZ (PRWEB) April 14, 2013 Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) is a commuter campus for students, but is becoming a residential campus for a very few, among them, the tiny burrowing owl. You may not have seen them, as they are small — standing about ten inches tall. They live and raise their young underground, nesting in existing...

How Owls Turn Their Heads 020113
2013-02-01 11:10:08

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Where do art and medical science meet? This year, apparently, they meet at the neck of an owl. A team of medical illustrators and neurological imaging experts from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine has finally discovered how owls can almost fully rotate their heads without damaging the delicate blood vessels in their neck. Unlike most animals which are far more vulnerable to neck injuries, the nocturnal birds are able to...

2012-12-26 05:00:43

Family-oriented December activities such as keepsake handpring art are the latest ideas that Moms are blogging in numbers about on Kids Activities Blog. Get inspired to get the whole family involved in doing fun art projects together. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) December 25, 2012 Family-oriented December activities are the latest topics Moms are blogging about on Kids Activities Blog. Family art projects turn into keepsakes for years to come. The cute Handprint Christmas tree is a perfect family...

Noise Pollution Affects Wildlife And Ecosystems
2012-12-16 06:21:30

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and its partners - including Colorado State University and The Wilderness Society - have developed a new tool that is being used by scientists and land managers to model how noise travels through landscapes and affects species and ecosystems. Noise pollution is a major factor in land and wildlife management decisions such as where to locate new roads or recreational trails. The new tool,...

2012-12-04 05:01:08

The Yale University Center for Language Study has Installed the OWL Test Management System for Online Language Assessments in more than 200 Different Languages. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) December 03, 2012 OWL Testing Software, a premier provider of affordable Web-based testing and assessment systems, announced today that Yale University is using the OWL Test Management System (TMS) in their Center for Language Study (CLS). The CLS is a resource for Yale students of foreign language and also...

2012-12-01 05:00:38

The developers of the Owl Protector, a password security and organization solution for PC users, have centralized operations in Tampa, Florida. This consolidation will allow greater focus on the company´s flagship product and facilitate gearing up for the holiday gift-giving season. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) November 30, 2012 MarkleyWorks, LLC announced today the transfer of operations previously conducted in Miami, Florida, to the corporate headquarters in Tampa. This consolidation will...

Sneaky Owls Use Stealth And Fly Silently
2012-11-20 15:58:27

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers are learning about stealth technology from a famous winged inhabitant in nature. Would you like to know just who-who they are taking their lead from? If you guessed the owl, well the “who” clue wasn´t exactly the most difficult. The reason they are looking at the owl is for its ability to fly silently. It is able to do this because of the natural design of its plumage, which aids in noise...

2012-09-08 23:02:32

A new study from the University of Toronto suggests what many suspected all along; that morning risers are happier than their late night counterparts and have a more positive and upbeat outlook. Cathy Beggan, founder of Rise-N-Shine, LLC, early morning specialist and creator of Wake Up On Time, the “alarm clock inside of a pill”, recommends the following tips to help turn night owls into early birds overnight. Sparta, NJ (PRWEB) September 07, 2012 A new study from the...


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.