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2014-08-14 08:24:18

LONDON, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report by EY reveals that almost two thirds (64%) of multibillion-dollar, technically and operationally demanding megaprojects continue to exceed budgets, with three quarters (73%) missing project schedule deadlines. The report - 'Spotlight on megaprojects' examines the performance of 365 megaprojects and the impact on the oil and gas industry of these overruns. On average, current project estimated completion costs were 59% above the...

artificial intelligence
2014-08-05 05:06:16

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online SpaceX and Tesla Motors founder Elon Musk has serious concerns over the safety of artificial intelligence, using social media to issue a warning that AI could pose a more serious threat to humanity than nuclear weapons. As reported by Alyssa Newcomb of ABC News, Musk took to Twitter over the weekend to post that people need to be “super careful” with AI, which he described as “potentially more dangerous than nukes.” He...

2014-07-30 08:30:41

"Electronic modulation of biochemical signal generation" published in Nature Nanotechnology COLLEGE PARK, Md., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers often use microelectronic devices embedded with biological components to interrogate biology, but such devices can do much more - perhaps even control biology. As such, researchers have looked to patterned assemblies of proteins and cells for in vitro metabolic engineering to characterize - and potentially control - cell...

ESA Welcomes Arrival Of Pharao
2014-07-29 03:14:46

ESA ESA has welcomed the arrival of Pharao, an important part of ESA’s atomic clock experiment that will be attached to the International Space Station in 2016. Delivered by France’s CNES space agency, Pharao is accurate to a second in 300 million years, which will allow scientists to test fundamental theories proposed by Albert Einstein with a precision that is impossible in laboratories on Earth. Time is linked to gravity and, for example, passes faster at the top of Mount...

2014-07-23 23:14:44

The Millennium Project has produced the first encyclopedic dictionary, containing over 1,000 terms used by futurists in futures research and foresight. (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 FUTURES, the world’s first Foresight Encyclopedic Dictionary, is now available to the public in both English and Spanish, and plans are in progress for other translations as well. It contains more than 1,000 terms used in futures research and studies. It offers an immersion into the field of foresight, including...

2014-07-08 23:12:52

PayClock Online meets demands of multiple satellite offices and varied staff responsibilities Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Minnesota-based dental practice Pediatric & Adolescent Dentistry has simplified time and attendance with PayClock® Online, Lathem’s cloud-based solution that enables businesses to manage time and attendance anytime, anywhere with an Internet connection. It has reduced time, stress and inefficiencies for practice manager Jason Dudley. Dudley manages...

2014-07-02 08:24:57

Collaboration Delivers 4K Live Action Viewing to Fans Throughout Latin America IRVINE, Calif., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), a global innovation leader in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, today announced that Sagemcom, one of the world leaders in broadband terminals and European supplier of digital set-top boxes, has selected Broadcom's BCM7445 video decoder and BCM7252 system-on-a-chip (SoCs) to enable a live broadcast of...

2014-07-01 08:26:56

At 4x the Resolution of HD Displays, Broadcast Provides Immersive Viewing Experience IRVINE, Calif., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), a global innovation leader in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, today announced today announced that Broadcom's BCM7252 system-on-a-chip (SoC) will power live broadcasts of the 2014 World Cup in Ultra High Definition (Ultra HD) by Oi, one of the leading operators in Brazil. Enabled by Broadcom's...

2014-06-30 08:29:21

Patented Additive Manufacturing Process Embeds Quantum Dots for Uncopyable Identification SAN MARCOS, Texas, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantum Materials Corporation (OTCQB:QTMM) announces securing 3D printing and additive manufacturing anti-counterfeiting quantum dot detection technology developed at the Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science and the Design, Research, and Education for Additive Manufacturing Systems (DREAMS) Laboratory at Virginia Tech....

2014-06-23 23:03:34

Premier watch shows football scores in real-time, made from high-quality stainless steel, black onyx and Sapphire glass. London, UK (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 The crowdfunding campaign for Hotblack, the new luxury sports watch from designer Richard Hoptroff, is now live on the popular crowdfunding platform Kickstarter. Hotblack displays the scores from any football match in real-time as the match happens. Hotblack is the first luxury watch from Hoptroff’s line that is geared toward the...


Latest Time Reference Libraries

Pacific Sheath-tailed Bat, Emballonura semicaudata
2013-01-28 14:19:38

Image Caption: Pacific Sheath-Tailed Bat (Emballonura semicaudata) (pe’ape’a). Credit: Jorge Palmeirim/Wikipedia The Pacific sheath-tailed bat (Emballonura semicaudata), also known as the Polynesian sheath-tailed bat, is a sac-winged bat that can be found in many areas, including Guam, Fiji, Somoa, Palua, Micronesia, Tonga, Vanuatu, and American Somoa. It is thought to occur in forested areas and is known to be highly dependent on the presence of caves. This species is small, with an...

Weather Reference Library
2012-07-19 19:06:01

Honolulu, located in the Pacific Ocean, has a mostly marine time climate and has a pretty consistent temperature average from month to month. This is a look at the La-Nina impacts on the local area. January 2012: For the month of January it is typical to see average high temps in the 80’s while overnight lows drop into the 70’s. During the La-Nina event January temps were normal 71% of the month at the, with above temps 23% of the month and 6% of the month found the temps dropping...

vavi_002_php
2012-06-14 08:04:27

Symbol: VAVI Group: Dicot Family: Ericaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Subshrub Native Status: L48    N AK    N CAN    N GL    N SPM    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AK, MA, ME, MI, MN, NH, VT, WI Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision...

2012-06-14 08:33:50

Symbol: TROR Group: Dicot Family: Ulmaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Native Status: HI    I Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:HI Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida...

2012-06-14 09:05:26

Symbol: TAAL4 Group: Dicot Family: Apocynaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Shrub Tree Native Status: L48    I Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:FL Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.