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2012-09-25 23:04:22

Officially-Licensed Buildable Figures by K´NEX Allow Music Fans to Build Iconic Rock Bands Hatfield, PA (PRWEB) September 25, 2012 Music fans, young and old alike, can now build and play with characters from two iconic rock bands! K´NEX, the only US Construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love, is pleased to introduce buildable figure packs inspired by The Beatles Yellow Submarine and KISS, available exclusively at Target this holiday season! The award-winning...

U-550 World War II German Submarine Found
2012-07-29 09:39:12

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Seven decades after it was sunk during a battle in waters off the coast of Nantucket, Massachusetts, a team of divers located a World War II era German u-boat last Monday, various media outlets have reported. According to Jay Lindsay of the Associated Press (AP), an expedition organized by New Jersey lawyer Joe Mazraani found the U-550 in their second trip to the site. Using side-scan sonar, the seven man team, several of whom...

2012-07-06 23:03:18

Despite the massive effect of the global downturn on builders of commercial aircraft and ships, companies primarily involved in the building of their military equivalents fared considerably better. The national security considerations of governments and long-term planning undertaken for military expenditure have ensured that revenue for the Global Military Shipbuilding and Submarines industry has been relatively stable. The contributions to industry revenue are particularly strong from North...

Neemo Crew Resurface From Their Underwater World
2012-07-02 03:00:04

[ Watch the Video ] ESA astronaut Tim Peake and his Neemo crewmates resurfaced recently after spending 12 days underwater off Florida´s Atlantic coast. The aquanauts tested equipment and techniques for future space exploration as well as finding time for educational experiments. Although only 20 m under the Atlantic Ocean, the voyage home took 17 hours. Living underwater requires a long decompression to allow the aquanauts´ bodies to adapt to normal surface pressure. Being...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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