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Deepwater Horizon Oil Rained Down To The Sea Floor

Deepwater Horizon Oil Rained Down To The Sea Floor

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online After the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, much of the oil that leaked into the Gulf of Mexico disappeared, with scientists suspecting that it sank to the seafloor and out of view. Now,...

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2014-10-30 23:04:07

Groundbreaking New Study Abroad Program, SEA Semester®: The Global Ocean Incorporates Ocean Health Index into Curriculum Woods Hole, Massachusetts (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 This fall, undergraduate students from top colleges and universities nationwide are utilizing the newly created Ocean Health Index to explore environmental issues related to climate change, conservation, and sustainability of the world’s oceans in a groundbreaking new study abroad program offered by Sea Education...

2014-10-30 16:21:39

BATH, Maine, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, General Dynamics Bath Iron Works celebrated two milestone events for the Arleigh Burke-class program. On October 30, Bath Iron Works held a keel laying ceremony for the Rafael Peralta (DDG 115), the company's 35th Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140428/81320 The ship is named for Sgt. Rafael Peralta, U.S. Marine Corps, who was deployed to Iraq in Operation Iraqi Freedom and was...

2014-10-30 12:22:09

Three new itineraries, voyage featuring Northern Lights, four maiden ports and 17 overnight calls highlight offers SEATTLE, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelers looking to explore the history, culture and famous sights of Europe in 2015 have more options than ever before with eight Holland America Line ships offering sailings ranging from seven to 50 days. The 62 unique cruises highlight three new itineraries, four maiden calls and overnight visits to 21 of the continent's most...

2014-10-29 12:22:21

Leopoldville.org launches a 70th anniversary campaign to remember the victims AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Leopoldville troopship disaster was shrouded in secrecy for half a century. There are still many families who do not know the true circumstances of the disaster that took their loved ones' lives. Even today, there is no mention of the catastrophe in almost all major WWII history books. A recent exception is the best-selling book Killing Patton by Bill...

2014-10-29 12:22:06

SEATTLE, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holland America Line's ms Eurodam achieved a perfect score of 100 on a recent routine United States Public Health inspection conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This achievement marks the seventh consecutive perfect score for the ship. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130930/SF88951LOGO The unannounced inspection of ms Eurodam was held Oct. 22, 2014, during a call at Boston, Mass. The ship recently...

2014-10-28 08:23:27

Popular Caribbean ports Tortola, British Virgin Islands and Martinique take center stage CELEBRATION, Fla., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Disney Cruise Line introduces two popular Caribbean destinations -- Tortola, British Virgin Islands and Martinique -- into the lineup of favorite tropical itineraries for early 2016. The return to the homeport of San Juan, Puerto Rico brings a new itinerary that includes Martinique. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141027/154683 From the...

2014-10-27 08:21:30

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The USS North Dakota (SSN 784), the first of the Virginia-class Block III boats, which contains several systems built by UTC Aerospace Systems, was successfully commissioned Saturday, October 25. The submarine was built by General Dynamics Electric Boat and Huntington Ingalls Industries' Newport News Shipbuilding. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). "As a member of the supplier team for the...

2014-10-23 23:13:09

Brian Beckcom of Houston-based law firm VB Attorneys, who represented half the crew of the Maersk Alabama who were attacked by Somali pirates in 2009, is representing Captain Thomas, who was kidnapped off his ship in the Gulf of Guinea and held hostage, tortured, and malnourished for 18 days. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Captain Wren Thomas, an American ship captain, has filed a lawsuit (1) against his employer as a result of a piracy and kidnapping event that occurred one year...

2014-10-23 12:26:48

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2015, RSVP Vacations marks 30 years of gay and lesbian cruises with a yearlong celebration highlighted by their largest cruise yet on the brand new Regal Princess. As the first company to charter the Caribbean's newest and most innovative mega-ship, RSVP once again sets a new standard with an incredible vacation for a record-breaking 3600 guests cruising from Fort Lauderdale to Grand Cayman, Cozumel, and the private island of Princess...

2014-10-21 12:22:33

Air, transfers, beverages and shipboard credit included; special packages for third/fourth fares also on offer SEATTLE, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Put a holiday cruise aboard Holland America Line on your gift list this season and you just might get your wish. With special all-inclusive packages in verandah staterooms and suites, travelers can leave the hustle and hassle behind and let Holland America Line spread the holiday cheer by doing all of the decorating, cooking and...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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