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spear tips study
2014-09-01 02:00:59

Benjamin Schoville, Arizona State University Attaching a stone tip onto a wooden spear shaft was a significant innovation for early modern humans living around 500,000 years ago. However, it was also a costly behavior in terms of time and effort to collect, prepare and assemble the spear. Because stone tips break more frequently than wooden spears, they require more frequent replacement and upkeep, and the fragility of a broken point could necessitate multiple thrusts to an angry...

2014-05-21 23:10:44

Amazing paper dye art and fun Angry Bird game ideas have been released on Kids Activities Blog. Let the kids imagination roar with cool crafts. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Paper dye art is fun for kids of all ages. Amazing dye art crafts and fun Angry Bird game ideas have been published on Kids Activities Blog. Get ready for stunning art pieces made by kids. Paper dye art experimenting is such a simple and fun technique for kids to create beautiful designs on paper. Best of all, it...

2013-11-13 23:33:11

Team American Chunker set a new long distance World Record for launching a pumpkin at near supersonic speed on November 1st 2013. With an amazing shot of 4694.68 feet, American Chunker became the first air cannon team from New England to achieve the longest shot in history at the 28th annual WCPCA World Championship. Merrimack, New Hampshire (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Team American Chunker set a new long distance World Record for launching a pumpkin at near supersonic speed on November 1st...

High-speed Tests Used To Demonstrate Space Penetrator Concept
2013-08-19 08:09:50

ESA Tests are being carried out under a technology development program for planetary penetrators to assess the feasibility of delivering instrument packages to the subsurface of a planet or icy satellite at high speed. Traditionally, rovers or landers are delivered to the surface of a planet or moon, where a slow, careful descent is required, and where drilling or digging into the subsurface requires additional payload. But engineers are looking at an alternative way to access the...

2013-07-31 23:04:12

Kestrel Weather & Environmental Meters by NK releases highly anticipated ballistics weather meter in partnership with Applied Ballistics. Boothwyn, PA (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Nielsen-Kellerman (NK), designer and manufacturer of Kestrel® Weather & Environmental Meters, has partnered with Applied Ballistics, Inc., experts on the science of accuracy and precision for long-range shooting, to launch an addition to Kestrel’s Ballistics Weather Meter line of products. The brand-new...

2013-07-29 23:18:45

Kestrelmeters.com, an official retailer for Kestrel Pocket Weather Meters, is now offering the revolutionary line of applied ballistics weather meters, named the Kestrel 4500NV, for long-range shooters. Birmingham, MI (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 Kestrelmeters.com, an official retailer for Kestrel Pocket Weather Meters, is now offering a new line of ballistics meters - the Kestrel 4500NV. Brian Litz from Applied Ballistics teamed up with NK, the manufacturer of Kestrel Weather Instruments, to...

2013-03-14 23:02:26

Nielson-Kellerman (NK) creator and manufacturer of Kestrel Weather & Environmental Meters has partnered with Applied Ballistics, Inc. to launch a new line of Kestrel Ballistics Weather Meter line of products. Troy, MI (PRWEB) March 14, 2013 Nielson-Kellerman (NK) creator and manufacturer of Kestrel Weather & Environmental Meters has partnered with Applied Ballistics, Inc. to launch a new line of Kestrel Ballistics Weather Meter line of products, KestrelMeters.com recently reported....


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.