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2009-09-14 07:40:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- For the last few years, T. S. Michaels has found himself entrenched in a grueling two-front conflict on foreign soil ... and about as far from the American gridiron as anyone can possibly imagine.

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2009-08-19 16:40:33

Former Survivor star Richard Hatch, who was serving a federal sentence for tax evasion in home confinement, has been remanded to a Massachusetts jail. The Providence (R.I.) Journal said Wednesday the reason Hatch was taken to the Barnstable County Correctional Facility in Bourne, Mass., the previous day remained unclear Hatch was convicted in 2006 of failing to pay taxes on the $1 million he won in the debut season of the reality competition series, Survivor.

2009-04-07 07:23:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Air Force major Suzy Keller is a football fan, and doesn't just attend the games -- she participates in them.

2009-03-18 15:42:00

Turnover rates a reflection of college athlete's job security and satisfaction NORCO, Calif., March 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In conjunction with the start of the 2009 NCAA men's basketball tournament, today the National College Players Association (NCPA), formerly known as the Collegiate Athletes Coalition (CAC), released results of a groundbreaking study which revealed athlete turnover rates of the top NCAA men's basketball teams. "I would strongly urge all recruits to consider a...

2008-07-08 00:00:17

By TANVI TRIVEDI Sameera Reddy is deliriously happy. She is secure in the knowledge that while Race happened to be a block buster, it was no small feat that her comic interludes with Anil Kapoor were appreciated by the audience.

2008-06-20 16:40:40

With 8 inches of hail falling in parts of Nebraska this week and Arizona reaching triple digit temperatures last week, it may seem rather arbitrary to call June 20 the first day of the summer this year, aka the summer solstice.

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2005-03-30 15:15:00

Scientists have long debated what causes glacial/interglacial cycles, which have occurred most recently at intervals of about 100,000 years. A new study finds that these glacial cycles are paced by variations in the tilt of Earth's axis, and that glaciations end when Earth's tilt is large.


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2011-06-20 11:32:36

The Summer Solstice, or "Midsummer," derived from the Latin sol (sun) and sistere (to stand still), occurs exactly when the Earth's axial tilt is most inclined towards the sun at its maximum of 23° 26'. This is the time when the Sun is at its highest, or most northerly, point in the sky in the Northern Hemisphere. Except in the polar regions, where daylight is continuous for many months during the spring and summer, the day on which the Summer solstice occurs is the day of the year with...

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Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.