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2013-01-02 05:04:11

Winner and Wife have an Anniversary to Remember with Big Win! Reno, NV (PRWEB) December 31, 2012 The Siena Hotel Spa Casino in Reno, NV has awarded lucky winner Lawrence Raymond of Gig Harbour, Washington a large cash present this holiday season. Lawrence and his wife, Deborah Raymond, were celebrating their anniversary at the Siena. During their visit, Lawrence won $16,200 on December 27th during the bonus round of the video game “Vamps”....

University Of Nevada, Reno Researchers Discover New Research Use For Plaque
2012-05-02 13:47:48

Interdisciplinary work yields new, easier, less destructive way to examine diets of ancient peoples by using dental calculus While we may brush and floss tirelessly and our dentists may regularly scrape and pick at our teeth to minimize the formation of plaque known as tartar or dental calculus, anthropologists may be rejoicing at the fact that past civilizations were not so careful with their dental hygiene. University of Nevada, Reno researchers G. Richard Scott and Simon R. Poulson...

Meteor Event Causes Sunday Morning Hubbub In Nevada, California
2012-04-23 06:57:11

Lawrence LeBlond for RedOrbit.com Residents in parts of Nevada and California were treated to a rare daytime celestial event that awoke some on Sunday morning with a loud explosion, according to a Fox News report. The event -- a meteor streaking across the morning sky -- was followed by hundreds of calls to 911 centers in the area reporting a deafening explosion, while some reported seeing the fireball blazing across the sky. The “big boom,” as it became quickly known...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.