Latest Sam Jones Stories

Fiery Meteor Reported In UK Skies Saturday Night
2012-03-05 05:18:06

Both police telephone lines and Twitter alike were inundated with reports of what is believed to have been a large, fiery meteor streaking in the skies above the UK, with sightings ranging from the northern part of Scotland to the southern edge of England, various media outlets have reported. According to BBC News, the sightings took place at roughly 21:40 GMT (about 9.40pm local time or 4:40pm EST) Saturday night. Multiple concerned citizens phoned law enforcement personnel, reporting a...

2009-09-23 10:00:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Before municipalities and government agencies spend hundreds of millions of dollars on hybrid vehicles, they should consider retrofitting their current vehicles with state-of-the-art hydraulic braking and propulsion systems, according to Sam Jones, president of Recaptured Energy Technologies. "There is no simple solution when it comes to improving fuel economy and reducing emissions of transit and fleet vehicles. This is especially true today when...

2008-08-05 21:00:19

By Anna Kurth, The Daily Telegram, Superior, Wis. Aug. 5--Five Superior classrooms are turning high-tech this fall when teachers will roll out new interactive white boards in place of their blackboards. The boards are a combination computer and projector that allow a teacher to develop lessons and show them on the screen. The computer contains software that allows a teacher to create a lesson combining documents, video, Internet links and regular blackboard uses of the board, said Sam...

Word of the Day
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.