Latest Wallop Stories

2012-09-02 21:20:56

NASA has awarded a contract to Millennium Engineering and Integration Company of Arlington, Va., to provide range and institutional safety support at the agency's Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Va. The five-year contract is worth as much as $25 million. Institutional safety ensures compliance with NASA and Occupational Safety and Health Administration standards related to the operations and construction of new or modified facilities and complex systems. This includes, but is...

2011-01-27 00:03:01

In creating an online community, the site can take social networking to a higher level and many sites are starting to take part in this shift. NY (Vocus/PRWEB) January 26, 2011 In 2010 Facebook surprised a lot of people when they overtook Google as the most visited website in the world. This got a lot of people wondering what is next for social media and, with the power that social media clearly has on the internet, how can other websites use social media and social networking to their...

2008-10-06 18:00:16

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Ecast's interactive game-poll, White House Wallop, indicates that Democrat Barack Obama currently enjoys a narrowing lead over Republican John McCain thus far in the 2008 race for the presidency. Cumulative results reflecting almost three months of game play on the Ecast network reveal a four percent lead for Senator Obama (52 percent) over Senator McCain (48 percent). The lead reflects a three percent narrowing of the gap between the two candidates...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.