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Origami Inspires Foldable Spacecraft Components And Space-Based Solar Power Arrays

Elizabeth Landau, Jet Propulsion Laboratory As a high school student at a study program in Japan, Brian Trease would fold wrappers from fast-food cheeseburgers into cranes. He loved discovering different origami techniques in library books....

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2014-08-19 23:10:28

A new article released on the site Vinamy.com entitled ‘Getting the Perfect Body Through the “Miranda Kerr Diet”: Three Easy Steps to Looking like a Supermodel ‘ shows a complete variety of food choices which people can incorporate into their everyday diets to achieve a body like a supermodel. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Miranda Kerr is one of the most popular commercial models in the world because of how she maintains a perfectly beautiful body. However, it is through...

2014-08-19 23:04:36

Researchmoz.us announces addition of new report "Baby Food Market in Russia and Eastern Europe" to its database. Albany, NY (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Baby Food Russia examines the trends in the baby food market for 2006-2012, with forecasts to 2018. It examines how live birth rates, breastfeeding trends, the economic crisis, new product and packaging developments, changing attitudes and safety concerns have affected the market for baby milks, cereals, meals, drinks and finger...

2014-08-19 12:28:25

NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mediterra(®) (www.MediterraNutrition.com), the first company to introduce all-natural nutrition bars inspired by the Mediterranean Diet, today publically announced the members of its corporate Advisory Board. With a wealth of knowledge in different areas related to food and wellness, the advisors were chosen to provide counsel to Mediterra's executive team and have played an integral role in the early product and brand development stages....

2014-08-19 04:22:17

The global game now on a global stage in TOPPS KICK 15 for iOS and Android. NEW YORK and LONDON, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Topps Company, Inc. today released TOPPS KICK(SM) 15, the only real-world, real-time football trading card app for Barclays Premier League, Bundesliga and Major League Soccer (MLS). Available now for iOS and Android devices, TOPPS KICK 15 allows football fans to feel the excitement of every touch, pass, tackle, shot and goal from the world's most popular...

2014-08-18 23:06:26

The MyShiftster free mobile app lets shift workers quickly and easily keep track of their shifts, trade shifts, pick up extra work, arrange vacation time, and much more . . . St Louis, Missouri (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Today, Newmetrics announces pre-release availability of the MyShiftster shift schedule management mobile application to give industry analysts an exclusive opportunity to evaluate the app before general availability. Journalists and interested investors are encouraged to...

2014-08-18 23:02:11

SPHERE Corporation’s “The Capsule” pioneers electronic lifestyle decoration through fusing electronics, technology and art. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 SPHERE Corporation, a lifestyle design team, is currently in the investment phase for its newest design, “The Capsule." This designer aquarium display has already been awarded a Guinness World Record for “The World’s First Wireless Induction Powered Aquatic Toy." The aquarium is maintenance-free, lifestyle...

2014-08-18 12:27:34

Two Out of Five Moms Regularly Turn To Digital Resources To Get Healthy Eating and Nutrition Information For Themselves & Their Families, According to Womensforum.com Exclusive Survey CHICAGO, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An exclusive survey of more than 1000 women by Womensforum.com reveals that over a third (36%) of moms say that they are regularly concerned about childhood obesity in their home. However, twice as many (70%) admit that they are typically worried about...

2014-08-18 08:28:54

Tom Holland, Celebrity Trainer and Bowflex® Fitness Advisor, Weighs-in on the Activity Tracker Controversy VANCOUVER, Wash., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently, in the news there has been much discussion on whether activity trackers are to be blamed for people's weight gain. Some who own these bands, say they start using the tracker, and, remarkably, the scale starts moving up instead of down. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140814/136338 This controversy has even been...

2014-08-18 00:20:47

South Carolina Angler Amasses 51 Pounds of Bass, Wins $500,000 COLUMBIA, S.C., Aug. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chevy pro Anthony Gagliardi of Prosperity, S.C., crossed the stage with a five-bass limit weighing 13 pounds, 14 ounces Sunday to claim the title of Forrest Wood Cup Champion at the Forrest Wood Cup at Lake Murray presented by Walmart. Gagliardi, with a four-day total of 20 bass for 51-2, won by a narrow 1-ounce margin over Straight Talk Wireless pro Scott Canterbury of...

2014-08-17 23:00:16

An August 16th Wall Street Journal article highlights the relationship between lifting weights and back problems in pro golfers. Somax Performance Institute designed a safer alternative. Tiburon,CA (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 An August 16, 2014 full-page column by renowned Wall Street Journal golf writer John Paul Newport cited the concern by tour great Tom Watson that the current rash of golf injuries among the pros may be coming from lifting weights in the gym. Newport described Tiger Woods...


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Aquascaping
2013-04-02 10:31:02

Aquascaping is the art of arranging aquatic plants along with rocks, cavework, stones, or driftwood, in an aesthetically pleasing manner within an aquarium. Aquascape designs incorporate numerous distinctive styles. Usually, an aquascape houses fish as well as plants, although it’s possible to produce an aquascape with solely plants, or with rockwork or other hardscape and no plants. Even though the main goal of aquascaping is to construct an artful underwater landscape, the technical...

10 Tips To A Great Summer
2012-07-16 20:56:36

With the start of summer upon us, we start thinking of things to do on the weekend and how to keep the kids busy. Here are a few things that may just help accomplish that and also to stay safe during this summer. #1 Weather is always a big player in whichever season it maybe, but the summer is a when the United States experiences some of its most severe weather such as Tornadoes and Hurricanes. The best tip for this is to be prepared. If the National Weather Service issues a watch or...

Xenia_coral
2012-04-03 16:38:22

Xenia is a genus of soft marine coral that resembles a mushroom. It has “arms” that extend out from the top and end in many-fingered “hands.” It uses these “hands” to push water away from the colony in a constant, grabbing motion. This is a unique characteristic feature only seen in Xenia members. The first theory of this feature was it allowed the coral to catch food, such as plankton, but it is now believed it is used for respiration. This is a popular coral used in...

39_3702fefe6fefb46595e16dc548a413ae
2007-05-21 07:48:59

The Orbicular batfish (Platax orbicularis) is a popular aquarium fish endemic to tropical waters of the Indian and Pacific Oceans. Its body is almost disc-shaped, and very thin; the tail, about 20% of the body length, is fan-shaped and taller than it is long. Males can grow to up to 19.69 in (50 cm) in length, though aquarium specimens are generally much shorter. In the wild, the Orbicular Batfish is found in brackish or marine waters, usually around reefs, at depths from 16.4 to 98.43 ft...

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2007-04-10 16:20:04

The Celestial Pearl Danio, Celestichthys margaritatus, often referred to in the aquarium trade as Galaxy rasbora or Microrasbora. It has so far been found only in a very small area east of Inle Lake at an altitude of over 3280.84 ft (1000 m). The fish lives in relatively cool, alkaline water. Discovered in 2006 the species quickly appeared in the aquarium trade where its small size and bright colors made it an instant hit. It is the only species in the genus Celestichthys. Conservation...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.