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2014-06-18 08:26:03

ORLANDO, Fla., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CelebrityFilms®, headed by Emmy Award Winning Director, Nick Nanton, has recently signed on to produce a documentary film on Chairman and CEO of the XPRIZE Foundation (www.xprize.org), and Best-Selling author, Peter Diamandis. The documentary film will focus on Diamandis and his approach to taking on the world's biggest problems through philanthropy and innovation. Diamandis was recently recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the...

XPRIZE Foundation Reveals Competitions Geared Toward Ocean Health
2013-10-23 14:48:30

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Known for spurring innovations in the commercial space industry, the XPRIZE Foundation has announced that it will launch a new series of competitions for innovations in ocean conservation technology. “As a result of human activity, the ocean is overfished, polluted, and exploited; a problem because it supports all life on Earth,” the Foundation said in a statement. “As governments around the world steadily reduce research and...

Planetary Resources To Announce Unprecedented Project On May 29th
2013-05-29 12:40:36

UPDATED : 12:30 CDT Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The company best known for its ambitious goal to mine asteroids announced an “unprecedented project” on Wednesday. Planetary Resources said it would be launching the world's first crowdfunded space telescope to provide "unprecedented public access to space." It added that this telescope will allow students and scientists access to the most advanced exploration technology. The company will be using...

New Company Announces Ambitious Plans To Mine Asteroids
2012-04-24 12:41:56

Lee Rannals for RedOrbit.com On Tuesday, the potential future of space enterprise was unveiled, as Planetary Resources announced its plans to mine Near-Earth Asteroids (NEAs). Planetary Resources said it will be leading the way in this next step in mankind's plan to reach beyond Earth's atmosphere by mining asteroids for raw materials, ranging from water to precious metals like gold and platinum. "The vision is to make the resources of space available to humanity both in space and...

X Prize Offers $10M For Star Trek Medical Scanner
2012-01-12 14:24:18

A new contest was unveiled this week at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas to see who can be the first to create a “tricorder” medical device like ones made famous by the iconic Star Trek franchise. The Qualcomm Tricorder X Prize will award $10 million to the first team to create a functional, hand-held tool that allows medical experts to scan for 15 diseases and a handful of “key health metrics”. The rules stipulate that the device can have a...

2011-08-01 13:45:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Soledad O'Brien, an award-winning special investigations correspondent and host of CNN's "In America" documentaries, will deliver the opening keynote address at the PRSA 2011 International Conference, Oct. 15-18, in Orlando, Fla. O'Brien will open the Conference with the presentation, "Diversity: On TV, Behind the Scenes and In Our Lives." To view the multimedia content associated with this release, please click:...

2011-06-28 08:50:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Singularity University's founders, Ray Kurzweil and Dr. Peter H. Diamandis are pleased to announce Naveen Jain, Founder/CEO of Intelius and Founder/ Chairman of Moon Express, to their Board of Trustees. He was selected for his firm belief that there are no global problems that cannot be solved through creative thinking and disruptive technology. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110405/SF77611) "Naveen's entrepreneurial...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.