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

Harvard researchers have developed a tactile sensor for robot hands sensitive enough to detect a light touch, yet durable enough to withstand the force of a hammer.

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

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

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.


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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
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.