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2015-03-20 16:25:03

BAYONNE, N.J., March 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Repeating Arms donated Serial Number BTHIF00001 of their New Iron Framed Original Henry Rifle to be auctioned at the National NRA Foundation

2015-03-16 23:07:19

Bucks County scientists to be recognized with Community Commitment award Doylestown, PA (PRWEB) March 16, 2015 Date: April 17, 2015 Time: 6 p.m.

2015-03-16 23:00:29

Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan comments on a LightReading article about CenturyLink Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 16, 2015 CenturyLink is rebuilding

2015-03-10 12:36:38

Second annual Bell Labs Prize contest kicks off with $175,000 in cash prizes, collaboration with world-leading researchers and $100,000 to the academic institution associated with first place winner MURRAY

2015-03-05 16:21:04

ELKHART, Ind., March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Thor Industries, Inc.

2015-03-05 12:34:16

- Tech industry icon the star of bank's events DALLAS, March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak will offer his perspective on the digital economy to BBVA Compass

2015-03-03 00:20:50

PHILADELPHIA, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Phillip Sharp, Institute Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a faculty member of the Department of Biology and the

2015-02-27 23:10:05

VELA Canada Invited to Speak at United Nations’ 2015 Zero Project Conference Vancouver, BC, Canada (PRWEB) February 27, 2015 Vela Canada a non for

2015-02-26 16:29:09

LA JOLLA, Calif., Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Regulus Therapeutics Inc.

2015-02-26 12:25:11

An Ethical Culture Event imagining a future without nuclear weapons. NEW YORK, Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Saturday, May 2, 2015, 8 p.m.


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William Beebe
2014-01-07 10:37:00

William Beebe was an American who held many titles including naturalist, marine biologist, ornithologist, explorer, and author. He is most famous for the many expeditions he led for the New York Zoological Society, his scientific writings, and his deep dives within the Bathysphere. Beebe was born Charles William Beebe in Brooklyn, New York in 1877. In his early life, The American Museum of Natural History and the environment of East Orange, New Jersey influenced him to explore nature and...

Karl Henize
2012-10-22 10:51:32

Karl Henize was an astronomer, space scientist and a NASA astronaut. He was born Karl Gordon Henize on October 17, 1926 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He grew up on a small dairy farm outside the city, where he grew his interest in Buck Rogers and Sir Edmund Hillary, the first man to reach the peak of Mount Everest. He attended primary and secondary schools in Plainville and Mariemont, Ohio and then continued on to the University of Virginia. There he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematics...

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2010-10-11 21:19:19

Velcro is a brand name, two layered system of fabric hook-and-loop fasteners. There is a "hook" side, which is a piece of fabric covered with tiny hooks, and a "loop" side, which is covered with even smaller and "hairier" loops. Pressing the two sides together will cause the hooks and loops to catch and hold the pieces together. The hooks and loops can be made of various materials, although the first was made of cotton, which turned out to be impractical. Today the most common material is...

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