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2014-08-26 08:37:55

CHICAGO, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks Equity Research highlights Stratasys (Nasdaq:SSYS-Free Report) as the Bull of the Day and SeaWorld Entertainment (NYSE:SEAS-Free Report) as the Bear of the Day. In addition, Zacks Equity Research provides analysis on China Mobile Limited (NYSE:CHL-Free Report), Apple Inc. (Nasdaq:AAPL-Free Report) and China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited (NYSE:CHU-Free Report). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101027/ZIRLOGO Here is a synopsis of all...

Harvard Engineers Design TakkTile Sensors For Robots
2013-04-18 18:27:32

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online When we think of robots, we typically think of the metal behemoth from Forbidden Planet, or Rosie from The Jetsons. In reality, many companies use robots to manufacture, pack and transport goods. However, they are often an arm fixed to the floor or other surface. These robots are heavy, strong, and do their job without sensing the needs of what they´re holding. That is, unless there are sensors so the robot can detect the...

Oil Companies Work In Extreme Conditions
2012-11-26 11:49:18

University of Stavanger The northward shift of Norway's oil industry means it must adjust to temperatures down to -30°C, storms, sleet and snow, and drift ice; and to the blackest night "Try to imagine changing a tyre in freezing weather, snow and darkness," says professor Tore Markeset, a specialist in cold climate technology at the University of Stavanger (UiS). That is his way of visualizing the challenges facing oil companies seeking to produce oil and gas from the far north...

2005-11-27 12:53:16

By Alireza Ronaghi TEHRAN (Reuters) - Ten people were killed and 50 injured when an earthquake razed mud-brick villages on the Gulf island of Qeshm off Iran's south coast on Sunday, officials and state media said. Iran's official news agency IRNA said the quake, with a magnitude of 5.9, shook southern Iran for about 10 to 15 seconds at 1:53 P.M. (10:23 a.m. GMT). Tahereh Irankhah, a volunteer with the Red Crescent in Qeshm, said the main hospital on the island was struggling to...


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Globster
2013-09-06 10:25:56

A globster is a mass of an organic substance that is found washed up on the shores of a body of water. The name was created in 1962 by Ivan T. Sanderson describing any carcass that has washed up on the shore and being hard to identify with the naked eye. Many globsters are eventually identified as decayed carcasses of whales, sharks, giant squids, and octopi.  Some globsters may have bones, tentacles, flippers, eyes and other features to help determine the actual creature. Some...

Aegean Sea
2013-04-18 19:17:48

The Aegean Sea is a stretched out embayment of the Mediterranean Sea that is located between the southern Balkan and Anatolian peninsulas. Northwards, it’s connected to the Marmara Sea and the Black sea via the Dardanelles and Bosporus. The Aegean Islands are located in the sea and some bordering its southern periphery, including Rhodes and Crete. This Aegean region consists of 9 provinces in southwestern Turkey, partly bordering on the Aegean Sea. It was traditionally known as...

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Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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