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2013-01-02 05:03:12

Following an article about a new plan set for the future of faster airport security clearance, Surf Patch responded with comments. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) December 31, 2012 On December 31, 2012, travel company Surf Patch responded to a Texoma article regarding a new plan for future airport security clearance to help passengers flyclear of checkpoints quicker. According to the Texoma article, “The Transportation Safety Administration has launched a pilot program that lets average...

2012-12-26 05:00:13

Following an article about expanded airport security checkpoints to reduce wait times, Surf Patch responded with their comments. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) December 25, 2012 On December 25, 2012, travel company, Surf Patch, responded to a Maui Now article by Wendy Osher, regarding Kahului Airport expanding their airport security checkpoints to help passengers flyclear of long waits. According to the Maui Now article, Kahului Airport expanded a security checkpoint lane to accommodate 3 more people...

Wave Interactions May Explain Why Some Tsunamis Are So Powerful
2012-09-19 08:31:09

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Ocean waves are a source of calming for meditation, and a source of enjoyment for thrill-seeking surfers. These waves are also a source of wonder for researchers trying to explain the power of the tsunami. Two applied mathematicians from University of Colorado Boulder have taken a closer look at these waves, discovering X- and Y-shaped ocean waves that could help explain why some tsunamis become as powerful as they do....


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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