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2010-09-02 01:00:00

- Stratos ChatCard Data enables prepaid, individual Internet access for each member of the expedition team - BETHESDA, Maryland, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ - Stratos Global, the leading global provider of advanced mobile and fixed-site remote communications solutions, today announced that the Eddie Bauer First Ascent expedition team successfully deployed Inmarsat's BGAN mobile broadband satellite communications service on its historic Mount Everest expedition in May. With an elevation of more than...

2009-02-27 08:00:00

SEATTLE, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- In a bold return to its heritage, Eddie Bauer has joined up with a dream team of mountaineers to build a new line of outerwear and gear called First Ascent. First Ascent combines Eddie Bauer's legacy as the original expedition outfitter with the expertise of some of today's most renowned mountain guides and climbers, including Peter Whittaker, Ed Viesturs, and Dave Hahn. "We've assembled the dream team to design and build the most significant new line of...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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