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Panasonic 3DO
2013-03-16 08:56:25

The Panasonic 3DO is a video game console produced by Panasonic and was released in North America On October 4, 1993, in Japan on March 20, 1994, and in Europe later in 1994. The 3DO games were manufactured by multiple developers who paid a royalty to 3DO for each game that was sold. This ultimately was the downfall of the 3DO, making it a very expensive product. The founder of 3DO, Trip...

Podcast
2013-03-16 08:36:48

Image Credit: Photos.com A podcast is digital media in a series of related content that is downloaded by a subscription through web syndication or streamed online onto either a computer or mobile device. The word podcast was derived from the terms “broadcast” and “pod,” by the success of the iPod. Most podcasts are streamed or downloaded onto mobile devices such as smartphones and...

Simple Mail Transfer Protocol SMTP
2013-03-16 08:23:11

Image Credit: Photos.com SMTP is the standard protocol for delivering electronic mail over the Internet. Secure SMTP connections are known as SMTPS. Electronic mail servers use the SMTP to send and receive mail messages or e-mail, and in user-level applications the SMTP is used only for sending messages to a server. To receive messages on a user-level application the POP, IMAP, Microsoft...

Atari 2600
2013-03-15 11:53:09

Image Caption: An Atari 2600 four-switch "wood veneer" version, dating from 1980-1982. Shown with standard joystick. Credit: Evan-Amos/Wikipedia The Atari 2600, originally named VCS, was released in October 1977 by Atari Inc. It is a video game console using cartridges for game play instead of having the software built into the system. In 1978 only 550,000 units were sold out 0f 800,000 that...

PlayStation 3
2013-03-14 08:37:18

Image Caption: Sony's PlayStation 3 gaming console. Credit: Sony The PlayStation 3 (PS3) released on November 11, 2006 in Japan and November 17, 2006 in North America. It was released globally in March 2007. The PS3 is a game console manufactured by Sony Computer Entertainment and uses Blu-ray Disc as its primary storage. Within the first 24 hours of release 81,639 units were sold in Japan....

Stellar Astrophysics
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The prominent feature that allows for the existence of life on Earth is the Sun. Radiation from our closest star provides heat and energy to our planet, driving biological processes and providing the necessary conditions for liquid water to naturally exist. But our Sun is only but one star in this vast Universe. And as it turns out, most stars are quite different than the one that...

Planetary Astronomy
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Image Caption: Artistic concept of a planetary system. Credit: Wikipedia/NASA/JPL-Caltech The term Astronomy encompasses a broad range of topics, including the study of stars, galaxies, and planets. In order to focus on the different areas of study, many subfields of astronomy emerge. One such area is the study of planets known, appropriately, as Planetary Astronomy. Observational...

Sony Xperia
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Image Caption: The Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Model. Credit: Espen Irwin Swang/Wikipedia (CC BY 3.0) The Xperia is a smartphone that has been manufactured by Sony since 2008 and accounts for half of the company’s mobile phone sales. The name was originated from the word experience with the first model the Xperia X1 and its motto “I Xperia the best.” The X1 was manufactured to close...

Nintendo DS
2013-03-05 04:17:55

Image Caption: Original Nintendo DS "Fat" in Blue. Credit: Evan-Amos/Wikipedia The Nintendo DS is a hand held game console with dual screens developed by Nintendo and released on November 21, 2004 in North America. On December 2, 2004 it became available in Japan, February 24, 2005 in Australia, and March 11, 2005 in Europe. On March 2, 2006, Nintendo released the Nintendo DS Lite, it was...

Endoluminal Capsule Monitoring
2013-03-04 16:02:35

Endoluminal capsule monitoring is categorized as a non-invasive medical procedure used in diagnosing and monitoring the progression of abnormalities in the gastrointestinal system. Procedure Once the need is identified to monitor the gastrointestinal system and the patient has a working system, they will ingest a water-tight capsule that contains a miniaturized wireless radio transmitter....

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bellycheer
  • Good cheer; viands.
  • To revel; to feast.
The word 'bellycheer' may come from 'belle cheer', "good cheer".
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