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Giant Extinct Kangaroos Did Not Hop

Giant Extinct Kangaroos Did Not Hop

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Modern kangaroos are known for their hopping abilities, but that doesn’t mean we should assume that all ancient relatives of the marsupial used this mode of transportation. According to a...

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2014-10-22 23:08:51

Brisbane deal expands Cubic capabilities established in the region since 2008. San Diego, Calif. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 NextBus, a leader in Real-Time Passenger Information Systems (RTPIS), is expanding its market with its first project outside North America, with TransLink, the public transportation provider in south east Queensland, Australia. NextBus will deliver RTPIS to 19 separate transit providers that operate under TransLink. This follows a successful trial conducted from June...

2014-10-22 23:05:42

The Department of Veterans' Affairs (VA) recently announced its Highly Rural Transportation Grants program to assist veterans with transportation to VA appointments. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 The Disabled Veterans National Foundation (http://www.dvnf.org), a nonprofit veterans service organization that provides critically needed support to disabled and at-risk veterans who leave the military wounded—physically or psychologically—after defending our safety and our...

2014-10-22 23:03:54

November 20, 2014 - 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Halethorpe, MD (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Baltimore-area nonprofit Vehicles for Change, Inc. (VFC) will host the first-ever Economic Mobility Forum on Nov. 20, focused on bridging the gap between research and practice on transportation and the impact that transportation has on low-income families. A half-day think tank, the Forum will bring together regional nonprofit, community and business leaders to collaboratively discuss solutions to...

2014-10-22 16:20:30

The top of the line vehicles and large inventory at Van Rental Center gives music groups of any size a convenient and hassle-free option. LOS ANGELES, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As an entertainment epicenter, the city of Los Angles is one of the hottest spots on planet Earth for musical talent. Musicians and bands of every variety flock to L.A. for a shot at the big time, or simply to enjoy our city's many opportunities for self-expression. The life of a musician is not an easy...

2014-10-21 23:07:51

Matt Cole, executive vice president and deputy for strategy, business development and diversification at Cubic Transportation Systems, will join U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden and fellow transportation industry leaders at The Washington Post’s America Answers event, ‘Fix My Commute,’ on Tuesday, Oct. 21 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. EST. SAN DIEGO, Calif. (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Matt Cole, executive vice president and deputy for strategy, business development and diversification at Cubic...

2014-10-21 08:24:00

Stuttgarter Strassenbahnen improves SAP performance and customer response times with IBM Cloud powered by Power Systems, Flash and Software Defined Storage infrastructure solution ARMONK, N.Y., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that Stuttgarter Strassenbahnen AG (SSB), a leading German public transportation company has turned to IBM Cloud, Software Defined Storage and Flash to improve business application performance and customer response times....

2014-10-20 12:21:45

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Parking Association (NPA) kicked off its 63rd Annual Convention & Expo today in Las Vegas, Nev. once again breaking records with the most attendees, exhibitors & education sessions in the Association's history. The Convention features leading authorities on technology, transportation and business trends shaping the parking industry. The conference will focus on technology, trends and transportation and will...

2014-10-15 20:20:21

Seventeen to Receive Trophies for "Excellence in Motion" OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For their exceptional contributions to Bay Area transportation, 17 people, projects and organizations will be honored by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission on Wednesday, Oct. 22, during the "Excellence in Motion" awards ceremony. The ceremony, open to the public, is preceded by a reception at 8:30 a.m., with the awards presentation by MTC commissioners beginning at 9 a.m. at the...

2014-10-13 23:07:19

Representatives will also speak at TransITech Conference HOUSTON, APTA Annual Meeting (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Cubic Transportation Systems, a leading integrator of information technology and payment systems and services for intelligent travel solutions, will exhibit its NextCity suite of interlocking platforms for fare collection, tolling, traffic signal management, its broad range of products and services for urban mobility and more at APTA EXPO 2014 in Booth 1845, Oct. 13-15 at the...

2014-10-13 23:00:48

Datalogic, a global leader in Automatic Data Capture and Industrial Automation markets, and world-class producer of bar code readers, mobile computers, sensors, vision systems and laser marking equipment, invited customers and partners from the Middle East to its Datalogic Technology and Innovation Day at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel in Dubai on September 17, 2014. (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Datalogic, a global leader in Automatic Data Capture and Industrial Automation markets, and world-class...


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2012-07-17 22:12:23

Warm Air Advection: this is defined by the process of warm air flowing northward towards the colder air replacing it with warmer air. An example would be as follows. Advection is defined as the horizontal or vertical transportation of air. 8AM - South Dakota Temp 66F Winds Southwest 12mph. 8AM - Oklahoma Temp 82F Winds Southwest 20mph. Now at 1PM the warm air has moved in as the Southwest winds have pushed it northward so the new temps are as follow. South Dakota 80F - Oklahoma...

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Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.