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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...

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2011-07-01 07:35:00

Researchers seek to fundamentally transform understanding of spinning giants By Ellen Ferrante, National Science Foundation Each year, tornadoes tear across the United States, causing numerous deaths and physical damage to the environment and infrastructure. The National Weather Service estimates there have been about 1,475 this year alone, outpacing the last decade's yearly average of 1,274. Many of these spinning giants strike in the plains states between the Rocky and Appalachian...

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2010-09-18 07:50:00

Instead of heading to the coast for vacation, people are traveling to Tornado Alley. The number of people registering to get a closer look at tornadoes is growing as vacationers trade in their beach towels for a ride with storm chasers. Labeled "Tornado Tourists" by a University of Missouri research team, these travelers are searching for an experience beyond just thrills. Sonja Wilhelm Stanis and Carla Barbieri, associate professors in the School of Natural Resources Department of Parks,...


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virgule
  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
  • A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.
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