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2011-11-16 13:00:00

Satworx, a leader in global satellite phone solutions, was recently chosen by renowned storm chasing team TVN to provide communications for its daring scientific missions that require driving within 1,000 feet of a tornado. Las Vegas, Nev. (PRWEB) November 16, 2011 Satworx, a leader in global satellite phone solutions, was recently chosen by renowned storm chasing team TVN to provide communications for its daring scientific missions that require driving within 1,000 feet of a tornado. The...

2011-08-26 22:30:00

Companies to donate Easy Care First Aid Kits, QuikClot® & Natrapel® 8 hour to Hurricane & Tornado Victims Littleton, NH (PRWEB) August 26, 2011 Tender Corp., a leading developer of first aid kits and emergency survival gear, today announced its sponsorship of TornadoVideos.Net. (TVN), the worldâs preeminent storm chasing team. The sponsorship will see Tender Corp. and its outdoor division Adventure® Medical Kits (AMK) outfit TVNâs principal...

2011-06-27 09:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- National Instruments (Nasdaq: NATI) today announced that Tim Samaras, severe-storms researcher and star of the Discovery Channel show "Storm Chasers," will deliver the closing keynote address at NIWeek 2011, the world's largest graphical system design conference and exhibition scheduled for Aug. 2-4 in Austin, Texas. Samaras uses NI LabVIEW, NI CompactDAQ and NI DIAdem to successfully acquire and analyze data from tornadoes across the United...

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2011-03-15 07:46:30

Tornado Alley features never-before-captured tornado footage as scientists seek to understand the structure and origin of tornadoes, and how they can be forecasted more accurately On March 10, at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, Giant Screen Films presented the world premiere of Tornado Alley, a film that documents the effort to understand the origins and evolution of tornadoes. The film features never-before-seen footage of Sean Casey, star of the Discovery Channel program...

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2011-01-11 23:32:06

Doppler-on-Wheels Gives New View of Lake-Effect SnowsIn this winter of heavy snows--with more on the way this week--nature's bull's-eye might be Oswego, N.Y., and the nearby Tug Hill Plateau.There the proximity of the Great Lakes whips wind and snow into high gear. Old Man Winter then blows across New York state, burying cities and towns in snowdrifts several feet high. This season, however, something is standing in his way.The Doppler-on-Wheels (DOW), a data-collecting radar dish, is...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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