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2014-10-02 16:21:22

On 11th Anniversary, Global Third-Party Logistics Provider Launches Operations in Tampa Bay Area BUFFALO, N.Y., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global third-party logistics provider ROAR Logistics Inc. celebrated its 11(th) anniversary this week by broadening its geographic reach, dipping farther into the fertile Southeast with the opening of operations in the Tampa Bay area, home of Florida's busiest port. ROAR's new Florida Operations Center, based in Clearwater, continues a run of...

2014-08-28 08:26:29

VALLEJO, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What goes around, comes around, and in the case of the new Dare Devil Chaos Coaster opening at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, guests will find an exciting new thrill ride guaranteed to get their adrenaline pumping. Dare Devil Chaos Coaster is a single looping coaster that builds anticipation as riders seated back to back travel backwards and forwards until momentum takes them at top speed revolutions, only to stop upside down at 70 feet high and...

Big Cat Roars Similar To Babies Crying
2011-11-03 05:10:16

When lions and tigers roar loudly and deeply — terrifying every creature within earshot — they are somewhat like human babies crying for attention, although their voices are much deeper. So says the senior author of a new study that shows lions' and tigers' loud, low-frequency roars are predetermined by physical properties of their vocal fold tissue — namely, the ability to stretch and shear — and not by nerve impulses from the brain. "Roaring is similar to what...

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2010-09-03 07:30:00

The World Wildlife Fund for Nature on Thursday urged the general public to send in a recorded "roar of support" for endangered wild tigers, whose numbers have dropped exponentially over the past century from 100,000 to less than 3,200. The WWF asked people to visit www.panda.org/roar or other video hosting sites such as YouTube and upload pictures and video of themselves roaring. The conservation agency also said people can send in text messages of their roars as well. The WWF will take all...


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ween
  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
  • To be of opinion; have the notion; think; imagine; suppose.
The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).
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