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Massive Easter Island Statues Were Walked Into Place Not Rolled
2012-10-26 10:49:10

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For centuries, magnificent stone structures, known as Moai, have stood at attention, seemingly guarding one of the world´s most remote islands--Polynesia´s Easter Island--from the unknown. But why these statues are here has not been as much of an enigma, as to how they got here. That conundrum, which has been steeped in mystery, may have finally been answered, thanks to the efforts of a team of US anthropologists and...

2012-08-15 23:01:21

Premier Bay Area IT Solutions Provider Teams up with Storage Pioneer Nimble Storage Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) August 14, 2012 Hula Networks Inc. one of the top IT solution providers in North America - specializing in Enterprise, Web 2.0 and Data Center markets - announced today its partnership with Nimble Storage, the fast growing provider of flash-enabled, no-compromise storage solutions. This partnership gives Hula Networks´ customers access to Nimble Storage´s patented storage...

2012-03-20 23:00:15

Hula Networks Brings Innovative Solutions for Proof-of-Concept, TACL, Interoperability and Quality Assurance Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) March 20, 2012 “No network vendor has ℠good enough´ capabilities across all the network functions required for a distributed large enterprise,” according to a Gartner Research study published in 2011. “Organizations are rapidly embracing a multi-vendor, best-of-breed approach to building enterprise networks." Organizations on the...

2011-05-19 07:31:00

FREDONIA, Kan., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- When Kerry Holyoak moved from the exotic island of Saipan to Fredonia, Kan. in 2006, she left behind 20 years of Tahitian and hula dancing, specifically with the Te Kana Hau Nui Dancers of Saipan. Entertaining with the highly esteemed performance group had become Holyoak's passion, but it was another kind of love, a marriage in fact, that drew Holyoak to move to Kansas to be with her husband in Fredonia. Now, along with her daughters, Holyoak...

2011-03-09 00:00:26

In the spirit of giving during the holidays and to help spread the word for a meaningful cause Hula Networks a California based telecommunications solutions provider sponsored a series of meaningful, charitable events that reflect the core values from which their business was founded. As part of Hula's charitable mission, they provided over 250 Nicaragua people with basic necessities including a toothbrush, shampoo, soap, and more. "It may not seem like much to us living in America but, to...

2010-12-08 00:00:41

Hula Networks, Inc., a Silicon Valley based information technology reseller, announced today that they have partnered with Mike Wilson, an action sports superhero based in Squaw Valley, California to develop an online advertising campaign. Hula Networks debuted the first edition of a five episode series last week called "Going Big with Mike Wilson 99-Foot Rope Swing Quadruple Backflip." The episode went live on YouTube November 28th and already has over a half a million views. Mountain...

2010-04-08 07:45:00

MAUI, Hawaii, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Harrington Productions, a leading producer of enriching documentaries about Hawaiian culture and video marketing solutions for Hawaii businesses, announced today that they have released an update to their most popular documentary: "ArtScapes, The Power of Culture and Art." The new DVD of the documentary, originally aired on PBS, has been updated with expanded menus including six unique stories and a movie trailer. Filmed in Hawaii, "ArtScapes" captures...

2009-09-01 15:30:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- United Airlines will serve customers flying in United First(R) Polynesian-island inspired cuisine with the introduction of Trader Vic's(R) entrees on flights between the U.S. mainland and Hawaii, beginning on Sept. 2. The South Pacific fare, such as island-inspired chicken with grilled vegetables, fried rice, sesame noodles, and Mai Tai spears, was designed by Trader Vic's Corporate Executive Chef Paul Fabre in collaboration with United...

2008-09-29 09:00:34

By MARY KIBLING A red silk tulip brightens the scene in my "office" this morning. The tulip was given to me by Gen Gurnee, one of 13 performers in Horseshoe Pond Place's eighth annual variety show. This year's show was entitled "Around the World in 80 Minutes." Gurnee will celebrate her 93rd birthday this week. She was dressed as a Dutch girl, complete with yellow pigtails and a hat made for her by Millie Giovanitti. She danced through the audience and passed out tulips to the tune of "A...

2008-09-29 09:00:28

By VICTORIA HECHT By Victoria Hecht The Virginian-Pilot VIRGINIA BEACH Island hoppers Kevin and Mary Simmons don't have to go far these days when craving a taste of paradise. They simply visit their backyard for a homemade slice of heaven. With a relaxing patio, infinity pool, hot tub, homemade beach and tiki bar overlooking a lake, the couple's South Shore Estates home is their vacation getaway minus plane fare. Winners of Home's 2008 Do-It-Yourself Contest for Best Outdoor Deck...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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