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2013-11-13 23:04:24

Major League Baseball’s EVP of Baseball Operations Joe Torre, New York State Health Commissioner Nirav Shah, MD, and US Navy’s Rear Admiral Scott P. Moore To Headline As Speakers New York, NY (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is hosting its second annual SINAInnovations event, and bringing together leaders from medicine, engineering, professional baseball, the performing arts, and the military to discuss the power of teamwork. “SINAInnovations:...

2013-11-06 23:27:16

The Lung Cancer Asbestos Victims Center has assembled a new list of reasons why they urge Veterans of the US Navy, or their family members, to immediately call 866-714-6466 if there has been diagnosis of mesothelioma. The Center is literally the only group in the nation that will instantly provide the contact information for extremely skilled mesothelioma attorneys who specialize in US Navy Veteran compensation claims. http://LungCancerAsbestosVictimsCenter.Com (PRWEB) November 06, 2013...


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Dale Gardner
2012-10-18 11:58:31

Dale Gardner is a former NASA astronaut. He was born Dale Allan Gardner on November 8, 1948 in Fairmont, Minnesota. Gardner grew up both in Minnesota and Savanna, Illinois, but he considers Clinton, Iowa to be his hometown. He graduated from Savanna Community High School in 1966 as valedictorian of his class. He then went on to attend the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Physics in 1970. With his degree in hand, he joined...

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2010-11-19 15:53:27

Roger Chaffee was an American aeronautical engineer, a Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy and a NASA astronaut in the Apollo program. He was born Roger Bruce Chaffee on February 15, 1935 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he graduated from Central High School. In 1957 he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Purdue University. That same year, he married Martha Horn in Oklahoma City on August 24. They had two children, Sheryl Lyn and Stephen. Chaffee was a...

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2007-04-18 15:16:24

The Cookiecutter shark, Isistius brasiliensis, also known as the cigar shark or luminous shark, is a small rarely-seen dogfish shark. Anatomy and morphology The Cookiecutter sharks often glow green and grow up to 20 in (50 cm) long. The underside of the shark is bioluminescent, glowing a pale blue-green that matches the background light from the ocean's surface that serves as camouflage to creatures beneath it. However, a small non-luminescent patch appears black deceiving the shark's...

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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