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2014-04-14 23:08:57

Momentage, the fast-growing moment creation and sharing app, will host a nationwide university scavenger hunt to encourage students to engage and interact with their peers, surroundings and staff as they use Momentage to capture the best moments, people and events that portray campus life. The contest will run April 14th to April 30th and is open to all students. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Momentage, the fast-growing moment creation and sharing app, will host a nationwide...

2013-06-10 12:26:17

WASHINGTON, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Securities Litigation and Consulting Group, Inc. ("SLCG") has issued a report on municipal bond markups authored by Geng Deng and Craig McCann. Dr. Deng is the Director of Research and Dr. McCann is Principal of SLCG. SLCG analyzed over 14 million customer trades using data provided by the MSRB since 2005 through its EMMA portal. Dealers purchase bonds from issuers and investors and sell the bonds to other investors. Custom, practice and regulation...

2013-05-31 16:21:48

MANCHESTER, England, May 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dawn Approach is the red hot favourite ahead of tomorrow's Investec Derby at Epsom and Betfred have announced that if he wins the race by five or more lengths, they will double his odds for anyone who places an SP bet, and treble them if he wins by eight or more. Jim Bolger's QIPCO 2000 Guineas winner is currently the 5/4 favourite and were he to win at those odds by five or more lengths, anyone who has backed him at SP...

2011-10-19 13:00:32

Experimental confirmation of a fundamental physical theorem The so-called ergodic theorem formulates a fundamental physical principle relating to the behavior of dynamical systems. Essentially the theorem states that in a multiparticle system each individual particle behaves just as “chaotically” as does the system as a whole. In other words, one can extrapolate from the behavior of a single element to that of the whole system. Strangely enough, in spite of its wide-ranging...

2011-10-11 20:13:46

Chance and probability play a natural role in statistical physics. Inspired by confetti, researchers at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, gain better understanding of random phenomena and refine the tools that can be used to study them. "The result of small disturbances to random systems can be illustrated by throwing confetti. If simple rules are constructed at a small scale, it is possible to study the characteristics at a broad level. Small changes at local level can result in...

‘Virtual Monkeys’ Near Completion Of Random Shakespeare Recreation
2011-09-27 05:28:40

Millions of ℠virtual monkeys´ have nearly completed typing up Shakespeare´s entire body of work by hitting random keys on simulated typewriters. Jesse Anderson, the programmer behind the initiative, said an episode of The Simpsons spoofing the famous problem had inspired him to embark on the project. The experiment attempts to prove the theory that an infinite number of monkeys sitting at an infinite number of typewriters would eventually reproduce the works of...

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2011-05-19 08:25:00

New statistical approach doesn't support claims that extra-sensory perception exists Can people truly feel the future? Researchers remain skeptical, according to a new study by Jeffrey Rouder and Richard Morey from the University of Missouri in the US, and the University of Groningen in the Netherlands, respectively. Their work (1) appears online in the Psychonomic Bulletin & Review (2), published by Springer. Although extra-sensory perception (ESP) seems impossible given our current...

2011-01-11 00:00:05

In 2004, an international team of filmmakers captured the world's first simultaneous moments in a motion picture medium. Now for the first time, explore scenes from the second Moment on Earth. Portland, OR (PRWEB) January 10, 2011 Satellite Films has released scenes from A Moment on Earth II in an online time capsule. Sample scenes from the second moment "“ all captured at the exact same time worldwide "“ include: friends drinking vodka and fishing in Moscow, Peruvian...

2010-02-03 13:37:01

Apparently, the mysterious "3/4 law of metabolism" -- proposed by Max Kleiber in 1932, printed in biology textbooks for decades, explained theoretically in Science in 1997 and described in a 2000 essay in Nature as "extended to all life forms" from bacteria to whales -- is just plain wrong. "Actually, it's two-thirds," says University of Vermont mathematician Peter Dodds. His paper3 in the January 29 edition of Physical Review Letters helps overturn almost eighty years of near-mystical belief...

2009-10-26 04:30:00

SEATTLE, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Wilson Public Relations announced today it has been retained by several new clients for publication relations and integrated marketing services: The Rock Wood-Fired Pizza, The Heathman Hotel - Kirkland, Power Play, Healeo, Terra Vista at Snoqualmie Casino, and Carmelita. Named "America's Number One Independently Owned Pizza Chain by Pizza Today Magazine," The Rock Wood-Fired Pizza & Spirits is a family focused, full service, casual dining concept...