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2013-05-17 23:15:05

With the long weekend ahead, many people will be hitting to road. Whether the destination is the lake, visiting friends or family in another city, or a relaxing resort, a few safe driving tips from icandrive.ca can help you reach your destination safely and also save some money along the way. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 No matter where you are heading to enjoy the long weekend, there are some important things to keep in mind on the road. Driving safely and ensuring both your car...

2013-04-21 23:00:41

EarthCam, the webcam technology experts for safe work zone monitoring and traffic management, are in Nashville, Tennessee to demonstrate their camera solutions and advanced software for the transportation industry at the ITS America Annual Meeting & Expo, April 22 & 23. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) April 21, 2013 EarthCam, the webcam technology experts for safe work zone monitoring and traffic management, are in Nashville, Tennessee to demonstrate their camera solutions and advanced...

Permitted Left Turns Present Serious Danger For Pedestrians
2013-04-03 12:03:34

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Executing a ℠permitted´ left turn while driving through your neighborhood can be a risky maneuver. These are different from the ℠protected´ left turns, which are indicated by a solid green arrow. Permitted left turns are allowed when there´s a break in oncoming traffic. This means drivers who attempt this tricky turn may only be focused on cars hurtling towards them and not other potential risks —...

Man Arrested For Smuggling 14 Percent Of Endangered Tortoise Population
2013-03-31 06:24:50

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A 38-year-old man from Thailand was arrested at the Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Bangkok for attempting to smuggle critically endangered tortoises out of the country. Actually, that´s a bit of an understatement. According to Gizmodo´s Andrew Liszewski, the Bangkok authorities found the man — whom they believe to be part of a global smuggling ring — attempting to make off with 54 ploughshare tortoises...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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