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Tax Breaks For Apple Data Center In Nevada
2012-08-02 12:07:31

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online News broke in June that Apple was planning to build one of their green data centers in Reno/Sparks, Nevada. The resulting center and business park will cost an estimated $1 billion over the next ten years. Yesterday, the Nevada Board of Economic Development endorsed a deal which has been negotiated by the state to bring the Cupertino company into the towns of Reno and Sparks. According to the Associated Press, the deal offers $89...

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
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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