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2014-08-26 20:20:14

New Exclusive Nightclub Under the Stars Debuts this Fall on Caribbean Cruise Itineraries SANTA CLARITA, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new, cool nighttime experience will debut on Regal Princess in November, enabling guests to enjoy a chic and contemporary outdoor nightclub under the stars. The new nightclub, Night Sky Lounge, will debut in November when the ship begins her inaugural Caribbean season. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140826/139930 The top-deck...

2014-08-25 23:11:29

The DeepFlight Dragon is the most compact, lightweight personal submarine on the market, and is so intuitive to use that clients self-pilot the craft with minimal instruction. Pt. Richmond, CA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 DeepFlight announced today it will introduce an entirely new type of personal submarine at the 2014 Monaco Yacht Show. The DeepFlight Dragon is the most compact, lightweight personal submarine on the market, and is so intuitive to use that clients self-pilot the craft with...

2014-08-25 12:20:44

BATH, Maine, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy awarded General Dynamics Bath Iron Works a $100 million contract to provide planning yard services for the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program. General Dynamics Bath Iron Works is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140428/81320 Bath Iron Works, as the LCS Planning Yard, will provide maintenance and modernization support for all Navy LCS 1 and LCS 2 variant ships. Work to be...

2014-08-25 12:20:28

"Sidewalk to Ship" in 10 Minutes; Real-time Luggage Tracking; the First of 40,000 Free Windows Tablets for Crew; Exceptional Variety and Choice -- oh, and a Robot to Fix Your Drinks PAPENBURG, Germany, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tech-savvy modern travelers will be wowed by Royal Caribbean International's newest ship, Quantum of the Seas, which incorporates unprecedented levels of technology to amp up the vacation experience. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140824/139082...

deepwater horizon drifters
2014-08-22 03:30:49

University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science Science consortium offers new information to predict how oil and other pollutants move in the ocean A new study of the ocean circulation patterns at the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill reveals the significant role small-scale ocean currents play in the spread of pollutants. The findings provide new information to help predict the movements of oil and other pollutants in the ocean. Nearly two years to the day...

2014-08-21 12:22:25

Enlisting Veterans to Join its Ranks One of Several Initiatives in Support of Service Members ST. LOUIS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Enterprise Holdings announced today that it has added more than 4,000 military veterans to its staff since joining the 100,000 Jobs Mission coalition in 2012. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120412/CG86494LOGO The 100,000 Jobs Mission brings together companies committed to hiring U.S. military veterans and military spouses. Enterprise...

Did An Exceptional Iceberg Cause The Sinking Of The Titanic?
2014-08-20 03:06:07

Wiley While the sinking of the Titanic in 1912 is typically blamed on human, design and construction errors, a new Significance paper points to 2 other unfavorable factors outside human control: there were a greater number of icebergs than normal that year, and weather conditions had driven them further south, and earlier in the year, than was usual. The paper also notes that iceberg discharge from glaciers is increasing, with more heavy iceberg years since the 1980s than before, and...

2014-08-18 12:30:33

The pharmacy benefit manager has occupied the list longer than any other Chicagoland company SCHAUMBURG, IL, Aug. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - Catamaran Corp. (NASDAQ: CTRX, TSX: CCT), a leading provider of pharmacy benefit management (PBM) services and technology, announced today that it has been ranked as one of Fortune's Fastest-Growing Companies for the fifth year in a row. Catamaran is one of just 10 companies to have made the list five or more consecutive times in the past 15 years,...

2014-08-13 08:26:54

Original Love Boat Cast Will Be Godparents to Cruise Ship; Honoring Role That Iconic TV Show Played in Line's History SANTA CLARITA, Calif., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's been nearly forty years since the iconic television show The Love Boat went on the air and introduced viewers to modern day cruising and, in the process, made Princess Cruises and its ships synonymous with vacations at sea. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140813/135708 As Princess prepares to celebrate...

2014-08-12 16:26:14

Royal Caribbean International Unveils World-Class Multi-Million Dollar Art Collection for Quantum of the Seas MIAMI, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Caribbean International's newest ship, Quantum of the Seas, will exit the enclosed building hall at the Meyer Werft Shipyard in Papenburg, Germany, tomorrow, August 13, revealing an unexpected occupant - a 30-foot-tall magenta polar bear situated prominently on the exterior deck of the ship. The bear, a sculpture created by...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'