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2013-09-23 11:41:15

While we grapple with the impact of climate change, archaeologists suggest we spare a thought for Aboriginal Australians who had to cope with the last ice age. "The period scientists call the Last Glacial Maximum, or LGM for short, is the most significant climatic event ever faced by humans on this continent," Associate Professor Sean Ulm from James Cook University in Cairns said. Research recently published in the Journal of Archaeological Science sheds new light on the ways Aboriginal...

2013-02-18 23:21:28

Millions die each year from respiratory illnesses caused by breathing fumes from kerosene lamps. The Grid Earth Project and New Ulm Lions are working to stop these needless deaths. (PRWEB) February 18, 2013 Like most villages in Central America, La Gracia was dependent upon dangerous and toxic kerosene lamps which in the past have been the cause of countless injuries. This is no longer the case in La Gracia. Thanks to the Generosity of the New Ulm Lions Club and other private donations the...

2012-03-26 13:18:41

A population-wide community and clinical prevention program involving 10,000 adults meaningfully reduced the cardiovascular (CV) risk profile among a substantial portion of the population as indicated by those participating in screenings. Findings also indicate the level of improvements differ by gender for specific cardiovascular risk factors. The results will be presented March 25 at the 61st annual American College of Cardiology (ACC) scientific session. Hearts Beat Back: The Heart of...

2009-03-26 14:57:00

- US pilot phase slated to start in Fall of 2009 with fleet of 200 smart fortwo vehicles - International expansion parallel to second pilot phase in Ulm, Germany, with public access starting March 26 - Multimedia Highlights from today's announcement in Austin, TX ULM, Germany and AUSTIN, Texas, March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Daimler will bring its innovative car2go mobility concept to the U.S. by fall of this year. The first international pilot will start in the Texas capital Austin with an...


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.