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2012-07-21 23:02:46

Web Map Connects Moviegoers with Over 430 Drive-Ins Across North America Reston, VA (PRWEB) July 20, 2012 MapMuse has announced the release of a major data update to its Drive-In Movie Theaters Locator Map, a free web application that serves as a guide to drive-in theaters across the USA and Canada. In addition to locating operating drive-ins with spot-on accuracy, the map provides moviegoers with background information, photos, and web links for each theater. “Maps of places that...


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2013-09-24 14:14:28

An android, also known as a synthetic organism, is a robot designed to look like a human, with emphasis on realistic skin and movement. The name “android” has been used in science fiction stories in many different ways. The Oxford English Dictionary found that the earliest use of the word Android was most likely in Ephraim Chambers' Cyclopaedia, which referred to St. Albertus Magnus’s alleged automaton as Androides. In US patents, the term first appears in 1863 referring to small...

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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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