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2013-10-17 23:02:40

Delta Laboratories, Inc., RACF John F. Wegman Fund, NYWEA IIC, Wegmans, Earth Force, and Monroe County Parks are hosting an Aquatic Advocate Program on October 18, 2013. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 Delta Laboratories, Inc., RACF John F. Wegman Fund, NYWEA IIC, Wegmans, Earth Force, and Monroe County Parks are hosting an Aquatic Advocate Program on October 18, 2013. Over 313 science-minded students from Webster Thomas High School, Gates-Chili High School, Fairport High School,...

2013-10-16 23:01:12

New York State Sen. Martin Golden is bringing his Senate Select Committee on Science, Technology, Incubation and Entrepreneurship to Rochester Institute of Technology on Oct. 22 for a fact-finding session on how to grow the video game design and development industry. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 Could the video game design and development industry be an economic engine for New York state, and Upstate in particular? New York State Sen. Martin Golden thinks it can, which is why...

2013-10-02 23:02:10

Distinguished Group of Advisors Across Economics, Labor, and Public Policy Will Help Company Analyze and Develop New Insights Into World’s Largest Real-Time Salary Data Set Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 PayScale, Inc. today announced the formation of the PayScale Board of Advisors. This body is composed of some of the country’s leading thinkers on economics, labor, and public policy issues and will be chaired by PayScale’s lead economist Katie Bardaro. The advisors...

2013-09-25 23:38:14

InfoTrends is pleased to announce that Arianna Valentini, a Research Analyst for InfoTrends’ Production Group, will be presenting at the 2013 Cross-Media Innovation Center (CMIC) Summit on October 10, 2013 in Rochester, NY. Weymouth, MA (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 InfoTrends is pleased to announce that Arianna Valentini, a Research Analyst for InfoTrends’ Production Group, will be presenting at the 2013 Cross-Media Innovation Center (CMIC) Summit on October 10, 2013 in Rochester, NY....

2013-09-18 23:01:20

Optics industry experts and government officials discussed a National Photonics Initiative to advance the industry at the Rochester Regional Photonics Cluster (RRPC) annual meeting. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 This month, more than 200 business and technology leaders met to learn about the driving forces behind the optics industry’s critical role in the Rochester and U.S. economies. Advances in optics, many of which have been created in Rochester, are instrumental in...

2013-09-13 23:01:15

The RRPC presented awards to four individuals who have helped advance the Optics, Photonics and Imaging industry in the Rochester region. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 The Rochester Regional Photonics Cluster (RRPC) announced the recipients of three annual awards and a special lifetime achievement award at its annual meeting on Thursday, September 5 at the Rochester Museum & Science Center. The RRPC Entrepreneurship Award was awarded to Michael Bechtold, CEO of Optipro, for...


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Con Rit
2013-08-26 07:37:45

The con rit is a mythical creature of the oceans around southeast Asia, mainly off the coast of Vietnam. It is considered to be a type of sea serpent but with a strange appearance. Vietnamese folklore considers the con rit as a water dragon. In Vietnamese, the word con rit translates to millipede. Resembling a giant millipede, it is said to be about 50 feet long with jointed and armored segments, each being two to three feet in length with a pair of legs attached. The coloration of this...

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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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