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Kinect For Windows v2 Put Through Its Paces

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Last month Microsoft "unplugged" the Kinect motion/voice controller from its Xbox One video game console, which allowed the gaming system's price to be lowered, while also giving the console a...

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2014-07-11 08:26:52

BELLEVUE, Wash., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Akvelon has partnered with the Kaltura developer community to release an open source Media Management on Microsoft Azure today," stated Toby Rawlinson, Akvelon's Partnership Manager. Kaltura is a cloud based video platform for delivering video and audio content. It allows publishers and content owners to publish, manage, monetize, and analyze their videos and other rich-media content. The main components of Kaltura's online video...

exoplanet Kepler-186f
2014-07-11 03:30:24

WASHINGTON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Television will air a panel discussion of leading science and engineering experts on Monday, July 14, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. EDT, who will describe the scientific and technological roadmap that will lead to the discovery of potentially habitable worlds among the stars. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO The public is invited to attend or view the event, which will take place in the Webb Auditorium at NASA...

2014-07-10 12:20:56

WASHINGTON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has photographed an unusual structure 100,000 light years long, which resembles a corkscrew-shaped string of pearls and winds around the cores of two colliding galaxies. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO The unique structure of the star spiral may yield new insights into the formation of stellar superclusters that result from merging galaxies and gas dynamics in this rarely seen...

2014-07-09 16:26:38

The popular outdoor amphitheater brings three sell-out artists to the Columbia River Gorge in 2014: Styx and Foreigner, Peter Frampton and Buddy Guy, and Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull GOLDENDALE, Wash., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the summer season officially underway, tickets to the 2014 concerts at Maryhill Winery & Amphitheater are on sale now through Ticketfly at www.maryhillwinery.com/amphitheater. The first of the three chart-topping performances, Styx and Foreigner on Saturday,...

2014-07-08 16:24:42

RENTON, Wash., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Seattle Seahawks and Outerwall Inc. (Nasdaq: OUTR) announced today a partnership to expand philanthropic support for Seattle youth services. Outerwall, together with its consumer lines of business, Redbox(®) entertainment, Coinstar(®) money services, and ecoATM(®) electronics recycling kiosks, will team up with the Seattle Seahawks Spirit of 12 Partners by donating up to $100,000 to the program's community-based nonprofits....

2014-07-08 08:38:46

.SERVICES, .CITY, .GUIDE, .CHURCH, .FINANCE, .DEALS, .UNIVERSITY, .PICTURES, and others released this month BELLEVUE, Wash., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Internet continues to rapidly expand with 29 new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) becoming available in July. Donuts Inc., the world's largest registry for gTLDs, continues its growth of the Internet's global addressing system this month by making 17 new gTLDs available to the general public, and an additional 12...

2014-07-08 08:32:13

Company Urges Compliance and Safe Storage Efforts LOS ANGELES, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medbox, Inc. (OTCQB:MDBX) (www.medbox.com), a leading dispensary infrastructure/licensing specialist, patented technology provider, and partner to the cannabis industry, commented today on the commencement of recreational retail marijuana sales in the state of Washington. Dr. Bruce Bedrick, CEO of Medbox, stated, "Twenty months ago voters first approved I-502 in Washington State, which...

2014-07-07 23:00:55

Harbor Village comments on Washington State's move to keep marijuana from children. USA (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 The State of Washington is moving to take action to keep marijuana out of the hands of children, according to a DrugFree.org article “Washington Governor Announces Emergency Rules to Keep Marijuana Away From Kids” (6/25). Just like Colorado before them, Washington will now add strict requirements for packaging and marketing of marijuana edibles. Prohibited images such as...

2014-07-07 08:31:35

Registrars will open widely useful gTLD at normal pricing in two days BELLEVUE, Wash., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Donuts Inc., the world's largest registry for new generic top-level domains (gTLDs), will make registrations in .SERVICES available Wednesday at regular pricing levels, following its normal week-long Early Access Program. While the company carefully selected the gTLDs for which it applied and now operates, it notes .SERVICES is one of the more broadly...

2014-07-04 23:03:13

Teachers, scientists, retirees, nurses heard a report from Benjamin Winters, O.D., and Mary Pellicer, M.D. about the unmet vision needs of children in Washington's Yakima Valley. These doctors are working with Computer Science students at the University of Washington Bothell to implement near-vision screening for all children in Washington. Yakima, WA (PRWEB) July 04, 2014 On Saturday, June 28, a reception and fundraising dinner was held at the home of Fred Fontanilla, retired...


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Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest
2014-01-20 14:38:41

Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest is a United States National Forest that is located in the state of Washington. This forest holds 2,561,454 acres and extends along the Cascade Range to Mount Rainier National Park. The forest is divided into four ranger districts known as the Mt. Baker District, the Darrington Ranger District, the Skykomish Ranger District, and the Snoqualmie Ranger District. Because over half of the population of Washington lives within seventy miles of this forest and...

Gifford Pinchot National Forest
2013-11-25 14:48:46

The Gifford Pinchot National Forest is a national forest found in southern Washington, USA, managed by the US Forest Service. It has an area of 1.32 million acres and extends 116 kilometers along the western slopes of Cascade Range from Mount Rainier National Park to the Columbia River. The forest straddles the crest of the South Cascades of Washington State, spread over broad old growth forests, high mountain meadows, several glaciers, and a number of volcanic peaks. The forests highest...

Mount Rainer National Park
2013-04-24 16:30:45

Mount Rainer National Park is located in the state of Washington in the United States. The park holds 236,381 acres of land that was once inhabited by Native American tribes including the Puyallup and Yakama tribes. Many sites were found throughout the park showing evidence of older tribes including rock shelters and projectile points. The establishment of the park began in 1893, when the Pacific Forest Reserve was established. This area included a national forest as well as Mount Rainer and...

Olympic National Park
2013-04-18 01:02:08

Olympic National Park is located in the state of Washington, in the Olympic Peninsula, in the United States. The park holds 922,650 acres of land that was once inhabited by Native Americans. Most of the tribes were wiped out once European explorers introduced diseases into the area. In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the logging industry boomed, but the public began to express concerns of over logging in the 1920’s. However, the first proposal to establish the area as a...

North Cascades National Park
2013-04-18 00:41:24

North Cascades National Park is located in the state of Washington in the United States and was established in 1968. The park holds 504,781 acres and is the largest of three national park areas known as the North Cascades National Park Service Complex. It once contained 318 glaciers, but all of these have retreated at a fast rate and many glaciers have completely disappeared. The largest remaining glacier is Boston Glacier, but other large glaciers include Redoubt, Neve, and McAllister....

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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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