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Hiccup In Space-Time Continuum Brings Chaos To Internet
2012-07-02 11:01:29

Did you find some of your favorite websites acting wonky this weekend? If so, you may want to blame the omniscient keepers of all knowledge for that.

2011-07-25 15:05:00

Sundial Powder Coating of Sun Valley, CA has been honored with a recognition by San Fernando Valley Business Journal in its selection of "Largest Manufacturing Companies" SUN VALLEY, Calif., July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the March 2011 issue of San Fernando Valley Business Journal published by San Fernando Valley Business Journal, Sundial Powder Coating was selected for the following honor: "Largest Manufacturing Companies" (Photo:...

2008-12-24 16:47:08

This year will be longer than usual -- by one second, the U.S. Institute of Standards and Technology said Wednesday. The earth is sufficiently out of sync that a leap second has been scheduled for 7 p.m. U.S. Eastern Standard Time on Dec.

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2008-12-09 09:50:00

The world's timekeepers are making the year 2008 even longer by adding a leap second to the last day of the year.

2008-07-16 12:01:29

By Kim Yeager, Star Tribune, Minneapolis Jul. 16--AMERICAN SWEDISH INSTITUTE MUSEUM GIFT SHOP Tabletop, Swedish iron from Dala Industrier, prints and design products and others, including Guldkroken ceramic candleholders, Danish va Solo carafes and juicer and Jobs table linens.

2005-12-24 15:55:00

By Jim Wolf WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Get ready for a minute with 61 seconds. Scientists are delaying the start of 2006 by the first "leap second" in seven years, a timing tweak meant to make up for changes in the Earth's rotation.

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2005-12-24 15:55:00

Get ready for a minute with 61 seconds. Scientists are delaying the start of 2006 by the first "leap second" in seven years, a timing tweak meant to make up for changes in the Earth's rotation.


Word of the Day
chomage
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]
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