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2014-06-12 08:34:21

SAN FRANCISCO, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report from Orange Silicon Valley called Unicorns, Startups, and Giants: The New Billion Dollar Dynamics of the Digital Landscape shows that tech 'Unicorns' are becoming more than just billion-dollar start-up superstars or fodder for talk of bubbles. They are the new engines of disruption reshaping the competitive landscape. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140611/117151) -- The report charts over 60 Unicorn companies across...

2014-03-27 23:01:44

Researcher to offer insights into these "unicorns of the sea" and the purpose of their long spiraling tusks. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 It’s only natural that Dr. Martin Nweeia, a dentist in Sharon, CT, has an interest in teeth. But he has a particular interest in a tooth of note: the long single spiraling tusk of the mysterious, almost mythical narwhal. One of the top narwhal researchers in the country, Nweeia will share what he has learned about “the unicorns of...

2014-03-17 23:01:13

The Connecticut attraction is displaying a 7-foot narwhal tusk in advance of an April 7 lecture by an expert on these "unicorns of the sea." Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Visitors to The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk can check out a rare 7-foot narwhal tusk that’s on loan to the Connecticut attraction now through April 7. Cousins to beluga whales, narwhals are called “the unicorns of the sea” because of their single spiraling tusks. The tusk is on exhibit at The...

2013-10-14 23:04:01

Producer Evan Golden will be presented with the Special Appreciation Award from the Unicorn Children’s Foundation this month. Coral Springs, FL (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 Forbes Living TV, the popular television program hosted by international fitness celebrity Forbes Riley, is strong supporter of community volunteer work. Its Touching Hearts Changing Lives campaign compels staff to give back to the community, locally and nationally. The show is excited to announce that Evan Golden,...

Fossil Tandem Horned Rhino Link To Unicorn Rhino
2013-06-21 12:14:01

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Thought to be the source of inspiration for unicorn paintings on prehistoric cave walls, the extinct genus of the Elasmotherium rhinoceros has always puzzled scientists, mostly because of a gap in the fossil record. According to a new report from paleontologists at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing, a recently discovered skull of a Sinotherium lagrelii, a so-called tandem-horned rhino, has filled that gap....


Latest Unicorn Reference Libraries

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2007-10-22 15:00:13

The Indian Rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis), also known as the Great One-horned Rhinoceros, is a large mammal found in Nepal and in Assam, India. The rhino once inhabited areas from Pakistan to Burma and may have even roamed in China. But because of human influence their range has shrunk and now they only exist in small populations in northeastern India and Nepal. These rhinos live in tall grasslands and wetland forests, but due to habitat loss they have been forced into more cultivated...

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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Monoceros (Unicorn) Constellation -- Location: Galactic equator, visible in both hemispheres Coordinates: Right Ascension: 07h; Declination: -05; Source: Modern Monoceros is a modern constellation formulated around 1624 by Jakob Bartsch, a German scientist. It is composed of a number of faint stars in an area between the well-known ancient constellations Canis Major and Minor, Orion, Gemini and Hydra. Monoceros, a Latinized version of the Greek word for "one-horned", is translated as...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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