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2010-08-27 10:16:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic Media today announced that the third season of its Emmy Award-winning animated comedy series, WordGirl® will air on PBS KIDS GO! (check local listings) with brand-new episodes beginning September 13th. Produced by Scholastic's animation studio Soup2Nuts, the season is filled with new words, new talent, and new villains for WordGirl to conquer with her extraordinary* vocabulary. (* Extraordinary: - (adjective) beyond what is...

2010-07-07 14:37:54

New study may lead to in-car warning system It is well-documented that when negotiating winding roads, drivers tend to look at a specific, well-defined point on the lane marking "” referred to as the tangent point. New research finds that the further drivers can look ahead, generally in left-hand curves, wide curves and when leaving a curve, the less they have to look at the tangent point. Alternatively, when drivers enter or maneuver through a right-bound curve, where they see less...

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2008-09-03 09:15:00

Directing a driver's gaze results in smoother steering - Study may inform the next generation of in-car driving assistance systems Typically, drivers gaze along a curve as they negotiate it, but they also look at other parts of the road, the dashboard, traffic signs and oncoming vehicles. A new study finds that when drivers fix their gaze on specific targets placed strategically along a curve, their steering is smoother and more stable than it is in normal conditions. The study, "Driving...

2008-06-21 00:00:25

Medix 1700SF Meets All Safety Requirements and Has Industry Leading Power Efficiency Tangent, Inc. Mike Zabaneh, 650-342-9388 ext. 2126 mikez@tangent.com or Agency Contacts: Chad Hill, 925-945-7910 hillcomm@earthlink.net Len Fernandes, 530-832-1613 lencom@earthlink.net Logo: http://www.tangent.com Tangent Inc., a leading provider of technology solutions, has announced a new lightweight, 17 inch all-in-one point-of-care PC that meets all certifications for patient safety,...

2008-06-20 09:00:58

Tangent Inc., a leading provider of technology solutions, has announced a new lightweight, 17 inch all-in-one point-of-care PC that meets all certifications for patient safety, is designed to withstand a harsh patient care environment, and has an industry-leading power efficiency. Called the Medix 1700SF, the new thin silhouette touch screen PC features UL6061-1 and EN60601-1 certification for patient safety and allows safe placement close to patient in an ER or OR application, as a...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'