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2009-11-30 17:11:00

TORRANCE, Calif., Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), USA, Inc., announced manufacturer's suggested retail prices (MSRP) today for the new 2010 Highlander V6 Special Edition (SE). MSRP adjustments were also announced on 12 current 2010 Toyota and Scion models including Corolla, Matrix, Highlander and Highlander Hybrid, RAV4, Yaris, Sequoia, FJ Cruiser, Tundra, Scion tC, xB and xD. 2010 Highlander SE The Highlander SE is the latest model to join Toyota's popular Highlander...

2009-09-15 11:20:00

One-hour NGC Episode Premieres Tuesday, September 29, 2009, at 10 p.m. ET/PT --October Magazine Includes Pull-Out Poster of Full-Length Digital Portrait of Redwood Tree, Composed of 84 Images Stitched Together WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This fall, National Geographic journeys deep into the great redwood forests on the American West Coast. For the first time, we'll size up the health and future of the entire redwood range and scale the trees to glimpse rich canopy...

2009-08-12 07:30:00

BEIJING and LOS ANGELES, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Dairy, Inc. (NYSE: ADY) ("American Dairy" or the "Company"), one of the leading producers and distributors of premium infant formula, milk powder and soybean, rice and walnut products in China, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Sequoia Capital pursuant to which the Company has agreed to issue 2.1 million shares of its common stock to Sequoia Capital for an aggregate purchase price of $63.0...

2009-08-11 13:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- At a press conference today, United Football League Commissioner Michael Huyghue announced the California franchise will be named the Redwoods and unveiled innovative team uniforms showcasing the Redwoods' "Premiere" season colors of green, blue and white. The name "Redwoods" was selected after more than thirty thousand fan entries and interpretation from industry experts and an in-house creative team on what attributes the fans were seeking with their...

2009-07-27 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Rayspan Corporation, the world's leading innovator of metamaterial air interface solutions for wireless communications, today announced that it has received $12.5M in a Series B financing led by new investor Khosla Ventures, who was joined by existing Rayspan investor Sequoia Capital as well as individual private investors. The financing will be utilized by Rayspan to accelerate and expand the development and commercialization of its breakthrough...

2009-07-01 07:00:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- eCardio Diagnostics, one of the nation's leading providers of arrhythmia monitoring services, today announced that it has received a significant minority investment from Sequoia Capital. This is eCardio's first round of institutional funding since the company was founded in 2004. "The investment by Sequoia Capital marks a milestone in the growth of eCardio," noted Larry Lawson, President and Chief Executive Officer. "This partnership will...

2009-04-27 06:00:00

Show Your Appreciation for Trees and Win a Trip to Sequoia National Park ELMWOOD PARK, N.J., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- As an advocate for the trees that keep the earth healthy, Marcal Paper Products, LLC, one of the nation's oldest earth-friendly paper goods producer of household recycled tissue paper products, today announces its Marcal(R) Small Steps(TM) "Save the Trees" Paper Towel Design Contest. This contest is one element in Marcal's ongoing campaign to save one million trees and...

2009-04-16 10:00:00

Michael Moritz of Sequoia Capital Joins Board of Directors SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- LUXIM Corp., the world leader in solid-state plasma lighting, today announced that it has completed its Series C funding by securing $12M from existing investors. The funds support the company's expansion to meet growing market demand for LUXIM's energy-efficient LIFI(R) lighting solutions. Sequoia Capital's general partner, Michael Moritz will join the board of directors as Chairman....

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2009-02-03 11:15:00

Seven months ago IBM delivered the world's fastest supercomputer, and Tuesday the company has already announce an even faster one, with the computer power of 2 million laptops.IBM said that it is developing the technology for its new Sequoia computer, which will be available to the Department of Energy for use at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in 2011.Sequoia grabs speeds up to 20 petaflops per second.  Its predecessor, which was delivered in June to the Energy Department, only...

2008-10-12 12:00:11

By Tracie Cone Associated Press PORTERVILLE, Calif. -- National forests and parks -- long popular with Mexican marijuana-growing cartels -- have become home to some of the most polluted pockets of wilderness in America because of the toxic chemicals needed to eke lucrative harvests from rocky mountainsides, federal officials said. The grow sites have taken hold from the West Coast's Cascade Mountains, as well as on federal lands in Kentucky, Tennessee and West Virginia. Seven hundred...


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Sequoia National Park
2013-04-17 17:03:11

Sequoia National Park is located in the United States in the southern area of the Sierra Nevada. The park contains 404,063 acres of protected land that was once inhabited by the Western Mono Native American tribe. The best evidence of Native American inhabitants are the pictographs found on Potwisha and Hospital Rock and bedrock mortars, tools that were sued to crush acorns. When European explorers and settlers entered the area, smallpox had already decimated the Native American...

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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • 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.
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