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2011-08-01 07:50:00

Crop circles, the often-extraordinary patterns that have appeared in many fields in Europe and around the world, could possibly be the work of high-tech methods such as the use of GPS, according to a physicist at the University of Oregon. Crop circles first started appearing in the 1970s, with more than ten thousand crop circles reported since then, mostly throughout the UK. The formations were initially, and still believed by many, to have been formed by UFOs. Many skeptics have tried to...

2011-07-21 05:00:00

SAN DIEGO, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Magic Leap, Inc. and collaborator Weta Workshop reveal the first fragment of the Hour Blue(TM) mythopoeia: The Red Morevekian(TM) King's "Message Of Peace From The Future." "This is the first of many transmissions sent to us from the Red Morevekian(TM) King," said Rony Abovitz, President and Chief Executive Officer of Magic Leap, Inc. "We have found that our friends at Weta Workshop are the best in the world at helping us understand and communicate...

2011-05-06 00:24:52

University of Oregon physicist Richard Taylor is leading effort to design fractal devices to put in eyes University of Oregon researcher Richard Taylor is on a quest to grow flowers that will help people who've lost their sight, such as those suffering from macular degeneration, to see again. These flowers are not roses, tulips or columbines. They will be nanoflowers seeded from nano-sized particles of metals that grow, or self assemble, in a natural process -- diffusion limited aggregation....

2011-04-28 13:57:50

In this month's Physics World, Richard Taylor, professor of physics, psychology and art at the University of Oregon, warns that artificial retinal implants "“ a technology fast becoming a reality "“ must adapt to the unique features of the human eye in order to become an effective treatment. The gap between digital camera technology and the human eye is getting ever smaller, in terms of both the number of light-sensitive detectors and the space that they occupy. A human retina...

2010-01-14 11:19:00

National Sleep Foundation Launches Air Purification Product for the Bedroom WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) is pleased to announce its partnership with Austin Air Systems, a leading indoor air cleaner manufacturer, to launch a new National Sleep Foundation-branded air purification system specifically designed for the sleep environment. The National Sleep Foundation Bedroom Machine by Austin Air will make its debut at the Big Sleep Show...

2008-08-28 03:00:36

Paddlers no longer are the only ones who can enjoy the scenic beauty of the Appomattox River. Thanks to a local group's efforts, new pathways are making the river accessible to almost everyone. The nonprofit Friends of the Lower Appomattox River is working with localities to develop a 22-mile series of walking and water trails from Lake Chesdin to Hopewell, running through the counties of Dinwiddie, Chesterfield and Prince George, and the cities of Petersburg, Colonial Heights and Hopewell....

2006-02-09 15:47:23

By Mark Egan NEW YORK (Reuters) - A computer analysis of paintings unveiled last year as previously undiscovered works by abstract artist Jackson Pollock suggests the 32 works are fakes, the Pollock-Krasner Foundation said on Thursday. The foundation, set up under the will of Pollock's widow Lee Krasner, said it retained Professor Richard Taylor of the University of Oregon's Department of Physics to test six of the 32 paintings in question. Taylor said his study found "significant...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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