Latest Scavenger Stories

2014-02-14 04:23:10

SYDNEY, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 25,000 people have signed up to take part in the Freelancer.com Online Scavenger Hunt, hoping to take home over US$30,000 in prizes. Have you ever wanted to find a piece of the Chelyabinsk Meteor, hold a concert for charity, take part in a real life musical or reinvent the memes of 2013? At 12:00am EST (New York) Freelancer.com released 150 cryptic questions and challenges, which will spur thousands of teams from around the world to...

2013-11-05 23:30:40

Study Scavenger, the multilingual smartphone app is a powerful tool to enhance recruitment for clinical trials. In just a short time, Study Scavenger has gained national recognition and become a force in clinical trial recruitment efforts. Dix Hills, New York (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 Study Scavenger is a free multilingual clinical trial smartphone app which allows potential research volunteers to access thousands of clinical research studies based on their personal preferences and...

2013-07-12 23:16:55

Bay Fastening Systems encourages residents in the New York City area to take part in the MoMA Foursquare Architecture Scavenger Hunt, which celebrates modern architecture in Manhattan. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 On July 12, Bay Fastening Systems, a full service distributor of engineered fastening systems, shares its thoughts on the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)’s social media scavenger hunt. According to an article by Fast Company released on June 26th, titled “MoMA and...

2013-06-16 23:01:16

A fun car trip scavenger hunt together with a gallery of road trip game ideas have been published on Kids Activities Blog. These tips from seasoned moms ensure that kids are busy and parents happy during long road trips. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 16, 2013 Summer break time is road trip time. A fun car trip scavenger hunt and other cool road trip game ideas have been published on Kids Activities Blog. Avoid constant whining from bored kids in the backseat with these fun ideas from seasoned...

2013-05-31 23:26:50

In celebration of our launch, Storyteller invites you to participate in a spectacular scavenger hunt, unlike any other seen on these windy, hilly streets. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 Join us for the launch of a new website, Storyteller.is! Storyteller is where anyone, anywhere, can share brief stories about the places that populate their lives. Whether home-telling, travel-telling, or nostalgia-telling. Storyteller's goal: to create a more accessible, yet still beautiful way to...

Dead Zebras Caged In Africa To Understand The Spread Of Anthrax
2013-04-23 09:20:39

The University of Texas at Austin Scavengers might not play as key a role in spreading anthrax through wildlife populations as previously assumed, according to findings from a small study conducted in Etosha National Park in northern Namibia. Wildlife managers currently spend large amounts of money and time to control anthrax outbreaks by preventing scavengers from feeding on infected carcasses. The effort might be ill spent, according to results published in Applied and...

2012-03-29 10:20:15

The pregnant ichthyosaur female from Holzmaden (Germany) that perished 182 million years ago puzzled researchers for quite some time: The skeleton of the extinct marine reptile is almost immaculately preserved and the fossilized bones of the mother animal lie largely in their anatomical position. The bones of the ichthyosaur embryos, however, are a different story: For the most part, they lie scattered outside the body of the mother. Such peculiar bone arrangements are repeatedly found in...

2012-02-26 15:00:00

Harnessing the competitive spirit of NASCAR, the 5-hour ENERGY® team decided to keep fans on their toes with a Scavenger Hunt Contest. (PRWEB) February 26, 2012 The 5-hour ENERGY® team is dropping the green flag on another fan contest. It is teaming up with Clint Bowyer and Michael Waltrip Racing for the 5-hour ENERGY® Racing Scavenger Hunt Contest, launching on Sunday, Feb. 26. Fans are invited to search online for the 15 helmet style tokens that the 5-hour ENERGY® Racing...

Latest Scavenger Reference Libraries

2005-06-02 11:23:58

Vultures are scavenging birds that feed mostly from carcasses of dead animals. Vultures are found in almost every continent. A particular characteristic of many vultures is their bald head, completely devoid of feathers. This is likely because a feathered head would become spattered with blood and other fluids, and thus be difficult to keep clean. Vultures fall into two groups. The Old World vultures belong to the family Accipitridae, which also includes eagles, Kites, buzzards and...

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Word of the Day
  • 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.