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New Kindle Paperwhite
2013-09-04 12:25:46

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Amazon is now taking pre-orders for their latest e-reader, the updated Kindle Paperwhite. This lightweight cousin of the original Kindle e-readers boasts a backlit, high-definition, touch-enabled display with a few improvements over last year’s model. Like many other popular electronic devices, the new Paperwhite is more of an improved iteration on a theme than a brand new product with all new features. Amazon says the new processor...

2013-08-21 23:04:23

“Learn with Mind Maps” is a highly rated eBook that will be available for free download at the Amazon Kindle bookstore from the 21 – 25 August 2013. Author Michelle Mapman inspires to use this promotional period to help more people improve their memory and creativity in work and school. (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 “Learn with Mind Maps – How to Enhance Memory, Take Better Notes, Boost Your Creativity and Gain an Edge in Work or School – Easily,” inspired Michelle Mapman to adopt...

Amazon CEO Buys Washington Post
2013-08-06 08:54:51

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Billionaire CEO of Amazon.com Jeff Bezos has agreed to buy the Washington Post for $250 million in cash. Bezos, a man closely acquainted with the digital era which has largely been the death knell of print media, says he hopes he can revive the struggling newspaper. He has also purchased the news source as an individual and says Amazon.com will not be affiliated with the paper in any way. Founded in 1877, the Washington Post became...

2013-08-01 23:02:12

Academic experience and international presence brings additional expertise to SR collaborative. (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 Strategic Radiology® (SR®) announced today that New Jersey based University Radiology (UR) will join the SR network of large, clinically advanced groups geographically dispersed throughout the US. With the addition of UR, SR now comprises 16 leading radiology group practices, representing more than 1,000 radiologists dedicated to setting the standard for...

2013-06-24 23:23:11

In an unusual promotion, the Center of Artificial Imagination, Inc., a publisher based in San Francisco Bay Area is giving away print edition of Amazon Memoir "Inside the Giant Machine: An Amazon.com Story" with the purchase of the Kindle edition. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 The Center of Artificial Imagination, Inc., a leading publisher based in San Francisco, is running a kindle ebook promotion that is the first of its kind—they are giving everyone who...

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Geologic Clock With Events And Periods
2012-10-22 14:17:38

The Archean (formerly Archaeozoic) is a geologic eon between the Hadean and Proterozoic eons. The Archean Eon begins at roughly 3.8 billion years ago (Ga) and ends at about 2.5 Ga. But unlike all other geological ages, which are based on stratigraphy, The Archean eon is defined chronometrically. The lower boundary of 3.8 Ga has also not been officially recognized by the International Commission on Stratigraphy. The name Archean is derived from the ancient Greek (Arkhe), meaning...

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  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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