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2010-04-30 13:00:00

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- (http://www.myprgenie.com) -- 1-800-PREPARE.com (C) today announced a partnership with Tough Gear, the manufacturer of Survival Straps (C) to help support American troops and defend their country.

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2010-04-03 09:20:00

History has been made this week as Red Bull Stratos unveiled the first space suit ever to be produced by David Clark Company for a non-governmental space program.

2010-04-01 10:23:00

The USPA enlists the services of the United States Equestrian Federation to enact new equine welfare regulations WELLINGTON, Fla., April 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to implement a pilot program for equine drugs and medications testing for its sanctioned events, the United States Polo Association (USPA) has engaged the services of the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) Equine Drugs and Medications Program.

2010-02-04 07:31:00

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2010-01-28 07:30:00

FREDERICKSBURG, Va., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Skydiving continues to improve its safety record, according to new statistics released today by the U.S.

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2010-01-22 13:35:00

Felix Baumgartner, an Austrian extreme sportsman, said his next goal is to try to break the long-standing record for the highest ever parachute jump.

2009-11-23 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 24: FIRST U.S. SKYJACKING Profile America -- Tuesday, November 24th.

2009-09-30 20:40:44

From 17,000 feet, 181 women leaped from nine planes over California and set a world record for the most women skydiving in formation, jump organizers said. The women came from 26 countries to participate in the Jump for the Cause event in Perris to raise money for breast-cancer research Saturday, The Arizona Republic reported. Participants who turned out for the jump at the Perris Valley Skydiving Center in Southern California included survivors of breast cancer and other cancers as well as...


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  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
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