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2013-09-17 23:25:04

Shaka is a company with a mission to enable simple crowdsourcing and sharing of local weather information by turning your smartphone into a full-scale portable weather station. (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 After launching its Wind Meter for iPhone sensor device earlier this summer, the company has now set out to making the weather data contributed by its users available to an even wider audience. As a first step, it has just released a beta version of the crowdsource weather map at...

2009-07-21 15:19:46

Spike TV says it has renewed its U.S. series Deadliest Warrior for a second season. The announcement was made Tuesday by Sharon Levy, the network's senior vice president of original programming. The show's first season averaged 1.8 million viewers, had more than 6.2 million show-related video views on Spike.com and is Spike TV's best-selling series this year across all download-to-own platforms, Spike TV said in a news release. The second season of Deadliest Warrior will premiere 13...

2009-04-02 14:12:25

University of Florida assistant Shaka Smart was named the men's head basketball coach at Virginia Commonwealth Thursday. Smart will be the 10th head coach in VCU history and succeeds Anthony Grant, who took a similar job on March 27 at the University of Alabama. Smart, a native of Madison, Wis., was the school's top pick among a pool of candidates and also held assistant coaching jobs at Clemson and Akron prior to joining Florida Coach Billy Donovan last season. I am thrilled to be a part of...

2009-03-19 08:00:00

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The "shaka" is a popular Hawaiian hand symbol meaning "hang loose". "Mundi," pronounced moon-dee, is a surfing mascot flashing the shaka sign. Ever since the President's daughters, Sasha and Malia, flashed the "shaka" sign during the inaugural celebration a few months ago, Mundi stickers have become an instant worldwide phenomenon. Each sticker has Mundi holding his surfboard with a different flag for a different country. The response...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.