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Fingerprinting With Footsteps
2011-09-08 07:45:56

  Every person´s gait is so unique that their way of walking could be used as a way of identifying them, according to a new study published on Wednesday. The study, led by Todd Pataky at Shinshu University in Japan, looked at the barefoot walking characteristics of 104 volunteers, such as the way the heel strikes the ground, the way the forefoot rolls and how the foot pushes off. The researchers found that footstep patterns identified each person with 99.6 percent accuracy,...

2010-05-17 15:35:00

- Governor George Pataki, Chairman of Revere America, to Headline Rally at Civic Center Station Plaza, 12:00 p.m. - DENVER, May 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Revere America, an organization dedicated to advancing common sense public policies rooted in freedom and free markets, will hold its latest petition-signing rally as part of its national campaign to gather the signatures of one million Americans who want to repeal and replace ObamaCare. (Logo:...

2010-05-14 14:03:00

- Governor George Pataki, Chairman of Revere America, to Headline Rally in Fountain Valley - ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Revere America, an organization dedicated to advancing common sense public policies rooted in freedom and free markets, will hold its latest petition-signing rally as part of its national campaign to gather the signatures of one million Americans who want to repeal and replace ObamaCare. (Logo:...

2010-05-06 07:00:00

TODAY, May 6, 12:15 PM - Governor George Pataki, Chairman of Revere America, to Headline Rally at Sheraton Four Points in Greensburg - PITTSBURGH, May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Revere America, an organization dedicated to advancing common sense public policies rooted in freedom and free markets, will be hold its latest petition-signing rally as part of its national campaign to gather the signatures of one million Americans who want to repeal and replace ObamaCare. (Logo:...

2010-05-04 18:41:00

Governor George Pataki, Chairman of Revere America, to Headline Rally at Sheraton Four Points in Greensburg at 12:15 PM PITTSBURGH, May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Revere America, an organization dedicated to advancing common sense public policies rooted in freedom and free markets, will be hold its latest petition-signing rally as part of its national campaign to gather the signatures of one million Americans who want to repeal and replace ObamaCare. (Logo:...

2010-04-15 06:48:00

-- Organization Dedicated to Advancing Common Sense Public Policies Rooted in Freedom and Free Markets -- -- First up: National Petition Drive to Repeal, Reform, Replace ObamaCare - WASHINGTON, April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former Governor George Pataki (R-NY) announced today the formation of Revere America (www.revereamerica.org) - a new organization dedicated to advancing common sense public policies rooted in freedom and free markets. (Logo:...

2006-09-02 23:24:22

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Public employees who work for New York State or its local governments earn more each year than their private sector peers in 51 of the state's 62 counties, according to a study released on Sunday. Not surprisingly, the pattern was reversed in Manhattan, thanks to its banks and brokerages, law, accounting and media companies and their higher salaries. The average 2005 salary for a Manhattanite was $92,269 in 2005, according to the report by the Empire Center. The...

2006-05-11 13:27:01

By Joan Gralla NEW YORK (Reuters) - A leader of the troubled plan to develop the site of the World Trade Center said on Thursday he would resign at the end of the month, citing the wishes of his family and doctor. John Whitehead, 84, will step down May 31 as chairman of the Lower Manhattan Development Corp., which he helped create to oversee the rebuilding of the area devastated by the September 11 attacks. There was no word of who would succeed him. Whitehead said in a statement...

2006-04-12 08:41:17

ALBANY, New York (Reuters) - New York Gov. George Pataki has vowed to veto about $2 billion from the legislature's budget, including property tax rebates, saying lawmakers violated the constitution by modifying his programs. The Senate majority leader and Assembly speaker, however, promised to override the Republican governor's vetoes. They made it clear they believed their budget was constitutional. The legislature's $112 billion budget is only the second accord enacted before the...

2006-03-03 12:26:11

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Gov. George Pataki and the leaders of both houses have agreed that they can anticipate an extra $750 million in revenues next fiscal year, reaching a consensus eight days ahead of schedule. The forecast, released late Thursday, was for the new budget starting on April 1. The consensus was less than predictions recently released by the Republican-led Senate and the Democratic-controlled Assembly. "They all agreed in the spirit of cooperation and getting...


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  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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