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2011-06-30 08:49:00

LONDON, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Triple Olympic gold and silver medallist, Ben Ainslie CBE, joined Premiership Rugby Club Harlequins for a pre-season training session today. The sailor was at the club's training base at Surrey Sports Park to compare fitness programs and to see how the club's sevens squad are preparing themselves for the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Premiership Rugby 7s Series 2011 which kicks off on Friday 15 July at The Recreation Ground in Bath....

2009-08-13 14:50:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Mad Mariner, the daily online boating magazine and resource for mariners, announced today the launch of MarineroLoco.com, the first consumer boating magazine published daily in Spanish. Published five days a week, MarineroLoco.com is available for free to all readers. Like its parent, MadMariner.com, the new magazine takes an inclusive approach to boating, writing about men and women, powerboats and sailboats, fishing and cruising, multi-hulls and...

2008-12-17 09:33:00

SOLON, Ohio, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Energy Focus, Inc. (Nasdaq: EFOI), a global leader in energy-efficient lighting technologies, announced today that the company's proposal to develop advanced berth lighting systems has been selected by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program. Under the project, entitled "A Spectrally Dynamic Berth Light for Active Circadian Cycle Management," Energy Focus will further develop...

2008-09-27 09:00:21

By TIM CORNWELL THERE WAS ONE PLAY BY TENnessee Williams, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer of such American classics as A Streetcar Named Desire, which he never wanted performed in his lifetime. It was And Tell Sad Stories of the Death of Queens, with its central character of a transvestite who brings a sailor home in the hope of seducing him. It was Williams's only openly homosexual play. Central character Candy was based on Candy Darling, a friend of his and one of several transsexuals...

2008-08-24 00:00:33

In a confused moment last week the ol' sailor reached for the dictionary to establish the meaning of the word 'community'. He discovered seven different descriptions, starting with, 'people living in a specific locality', down to 'people unified by common interests'. It would be nice to think true community life is about democratic harmony, where those elected to represent us consult fully about changes they wish to introduce. What's he on about now, I hear you mumble! Well, what's...


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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Corvus (crow) Constellation -- Location: Southern Hemisphere, very low on the southern horizon in the Northern Hemisphere; Coordinates: Right Ascension: 12h; Declination: -20; Source: Greek mythology, Arab, sailor's lore The constellation Corvus is named for the crow, a bird associated with Apollo. The star pattern looks nothing like a bird. It consists of four bright stars that form a quadrilateral and better fits the Arab designation of a tent, or the sailor's lore that identifies it as...

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Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.