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2010-11-29 12:32:46

US Naval Academy researchers look to convert tidal energy into electricity Interest in developing alternative energy sources is driving the consideration of a promising technology that uses underwater turbines to convert ocean tidal flow energy into electricity. Now lessons learned from the ocean's largest mammals has inspired United States Naval Academy researchers to tackle one of the serious challenges of this technology: the low velocity associated with many tidal flows and the difficulty...

2010-11-22 07:00:00

The Tides Foundation Pizzigati Prize will award $10,000 to an open source software developer whose work is helping nonprofits succeed SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nominations are open for the fifth annual awarding of the $10,000 Antonio Pizzigati Prize for Software in the Public Interest, the nation's top honor for software developers working with nonprofits to help forge innovative social change. The Tides Foundation will be accepting nominations for this...

2010-10-20 14:29:46

Sea levels around the Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic have risen since the mid nineteenth century and the rate of sea-level rise has accelerated over recent decades, according to newly published research. The findings are as expected under global warming and consistent with observations elsewhere around the globe. "We have been fortunate in being able to compare modern sea-level measurements obtained from tide gauges and from satellite radar altimeters with historical measurements made...

2010-08-25 09:00:00

CINCINNATI, Aug. 25, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG) is proud to announce California native Jennifer Jean as the winner of "Brighten Bay Idol," an online talent search for the next bright star! The talent search, kicked off in January, invited aspiring actors to log on to BrightenBay.com to send in their audition tapes for an opportunity to win a walk-on role on the popular CBS soap series, "As the World Turns." Jennifer was named the lucky audition winner when she...

2010-08-04 08:00:00

CINCINNATI, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Tide is proud to announce five-time Grammy Award winner Faith Hill as the new ambassador for its Tide Loads of Hope program. In 2005, the devastation of Hurricane Katrina inspired the launch of Tide Loads of Hope, a mobile laundry service that provides clean clothes to families affected by disaster. For nearly five years, Tide Loads of Hope has offered free laundry services to communities in the wake of major disasters like Hurricanes Katrina, Gustav,...

2010-07-19 12:58:00

CINCINNATI, July 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Procter & Gamble's (NYSE: PG) iconic detergent brand Tide( )has announced a partnership with Twentieth Century Fox's summer family film, "Ramona and Beezus," which debuts in theatres on July 23. Through a multi-faceted marketing partnership, Tide with Acti-Lift technology and "Ramona and Beezus" will encourage kids across the country to have fun and express themselves both through what they wear and what they do...even if it means getting...

2010-06-07 09:15:12

The mystery of how the world's largest living reptile - the estuarine crocodile - has come to occupy so many South Pacific islands separated by huge stretches of ocean despite being a poor swimmer has at last been solved by a group of Australian ecologists. Publishing their new study in the British Ecological Society's Journal of Animal Ecology, they say that like a surfer catching a wave, the crocodiles ride ocean currents to cross large areas of open sea. The estuarine crocodile (Crocodylus...

2010-03-24 10:40:00

CINCINNATI, March 24, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tide has long been known for its best in class cleaning performance, but did you know that washing your clothes in cold water using specially formulated detergent Tide Coldwater can also help save you money and reduce energy consumption? Because of its energy saving benefits and careful consideration of the environment, Tide Coldwater is the first detergent ever to be awarded the new Green Good Housekeeping Seal. Good Housekeeping also...

2010-02-24 14:40:51

Seed population portends a large regional bloom; impacts will depend on ocean conditions and weather Today, scientists from the NOAA-funded Gulf of Maine Toxicity (GOMTOX) project issued an outlook for a significant regional bloom of a toxic alga that can cause 'red tides' in the spring and summer of this year, potentially threatening the New England shellfish industry. An abundant seed population in bottom sediments has set the stage for a significant bloom of the toxic alga Alexandrium...

2010-02-17 08:39:00

CINCINNATI, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent advances in clothing technology have yielded lighter, more comfortable workout wear, but these advanced fibers can also trap tough dirt and odors. Beginning this week, new Tide® plus Febreze Freshness Sport(TM) - a new detergent designed to remove tough stains and odors from performance garments -- is available at retailers nationwide, including all Target stores. Tide plus Febreze Freshness Sport leaves your entire load clean...

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2004-10-19 04:45:40

The Moon -- natural satellite of a planet, in particular, the single natural satellite of the earth. The Earth-Moon System The moon is the earth's nearest neighbor in space. In addition to its proximity, the moon is also exceptional in that it is quite massive compared to the earth itself, the ratio of their masses being far larger than the similar ratios of other natural satellites to the planets they orbit (with the exception of Charon and Pluto). For this reason, the...

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Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.