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2010-07-15 14:00:00

MADISON, Wis., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Virent Energy Systems, Inc. announced today that Susan Healy has been named Chief Financial Officer and Shell executive, David Jacober, has been elected to the company's Board of Directors. Ms. Healy was most recently Senior Vice President and CFO at Lands' End, the international apparel retailer. She also served as CFO of Goldman Sachs's power asset business, helping to grow its asset portfolio more than six-fold over three years. With over 18...

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2006-03-06 08:10:00

LONDON -- Although they have brains about the size of a grain of rice, hummingbirds have superb memories when it comes to food, according to research on Monday. No bird-brains these tiny creatures that weigh 20 grams (0.7 ounces) or less and feed on nectar and insects. The research, reported in the journal Current Biology, suggests they not only remember their food sources but can plan with a certain amount of precision. "To our knowledge, this is the first demonstration that animals in...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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