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2012-02-13 12:42:00

SANTA CLARITA, Calif., Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the next 14 months the globetrotting team of Darren and Sandy Van Soye will be trekking the planet on a global adventure to raise awareness about world geography and make the subject more accessible to children around the globe. The Southern California couple has just begun the first leg of their more than year-long journey by boarding Pacific Princess for a cruise across the Pacific bound for Sydney, Australia. (Photo:...

2011-12-15 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Cable&Wireless Worldwide, a global missions critical communications provider, has won a contract to provide ARTEL, a global leader in information technology and managed telecom and network services based in Reston, VA, with a data network that connects its 30 locations in ten countries across the globe. When fully implemented, the MPLS-based (multi-protocol label switching) wide area network will connect satellite earth stations, ARTEL...

2011-11-14 06:18:00

HAMBURG, Germany, November 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In January 2012 the SEA CLOUD II, the last windjammer ever built on which guests can experience the sails being set and all the sailing maneuvers performed by hand without any buttons being pushed, will transit the Panama Canal for the first time to discover the sailing waters of the Pacific for itself. A special travel destination is Costa Rica, the "Switzerland of Central America" right on the doorstep of the USA. The voyage...

2011-10-04 07:30:00

SANTA CLARITA, Calif., Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- After a full year showcasing inspirational stories about some of the most fascinating travel experiences around the world, Princess Cruises' travel bucket list blog, "50 Essential Experiences," is finally complete today with the reveal of the last post - "The Ocean." Written by Executive Vice President of Fleet Operations Rai Caluori, the final story shares his top place that's sure to resonate with every cruiser, describing how he "ran...

2011-08-17 18:00:00

SYDNEY, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CommVault (NASDAQ: CVLT) -- (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110531/MM10762 ) News Facts Harvey Sanchez has joined CommVault as the new director of Channel Alliances and Cloud for Asia Pacific and Japan. The appointment of Sanchez will further extend the ability of CommVault's partners to improve their strategic services offerings and streamline the integration of CommVault® Simpana® software into...

2011-07-26 00:00:29

Screen Idol Tab Hunter, a Space Shuttle Astronaut and "Leave it to Beaver" Star Among Those Joining Pacific Princess 2012 Global Voyage Santa Clarita, CA (PRWEB) July 25, 2011 Globetrotting Princess Cruises passengers will be joined by a variety of intriguing special guests aboard Pacific Princess during its 107-day World Cruise departing January 13, 2012. Whether they want to hear about the golden age of Hollywood, get the scoop on modern-day filmmaking, or find out what it's really like...

2011-07-18 00:10:00

LONDON, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- RPRN -- Best At Cruises adds Princess Cruises' new 2013 world cruise aboard the Pacific Princess to its website with some great introductory offers. The Pacific Princess sets sail on its 107 days world cruise voyage on 27 January 2013 visiting more than 40 destinations. Departing Fort Lauderdale, the cruise ship's itinerary includes some amazing destinations including Easter Island, Machu Picchu, Sydney, Shanghai, Mumbai, the ruins of Petra and...

2011-06-16 23:01:00

NEW YORK, BEIJING and SINGAPORE, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicom Group Inc.(NYSE: OMC), a global leader in advertising and marketing services, has formed Omnicom Greater China, a new business unit with executive headquarters in Beijing. Establishing a dedicated business unit for Greater China will support the group's rapidly expanding interests in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan, where it operates more than 40 agencies in 30 locations, with coverage in more than 130...

2011-03-02 18:15:00

SANTA CLARITA, Calif., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Princess Cruises honored the line's long-time ambassador and everyone's favorite "Love Boat" captain, Gavin MacLeod, with a special 80th birthday party aboard Golden Princess today in Los Angeles. Crew members, along with his friends and family, sang "Happy Birthday" and presented him with a massive cake - a 5-foot-long, 3D replica of the original "Love Boat," Pacific Princess. (Photo:...

2010-11-01 14:08:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to popular demand, Crystal Cruises is offering luxury travelers more opportunities to explore California's coastal cities with two additional Pacific Coast voyages added to the fall 2011 calendar. Conveniently sailing round-trip from Los Angeles aboard Crystal Symphony, the seven-day "Coastal Escape" and "Pacific Sunsets" cruises feature Crystal's first ever itineraries with 2-day, 2-night overnight stays in San Francisco, plus visits to...


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Giant Pacific Octopus, Enteroctopus dofleini
2012-08-20 13:51:08

The giant Pacific octopus (Enteroctopus dofleini), also known as the North Pacific giant octopus, is native to the North Pacific. It prefers to live at depths of 215 feet, but can be found in more shallow waters. It is thought to be the largest species of octopus with the largest specimen weighing 156.5 pounds, although the seven-arm octopus is a close contender with one specimen weighing 134 pounds. The giant Pacific octopus can reach an average weight of thirty-three pounds with an arm...

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