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2014-06-06 16:24:01

WASHINGTON, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), a senior Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee and Ranking Member on the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and related agencies is calling on the White House to release the funds from the $2.6 billion settlement between Credit Suisse and the Department of Justice to the National Institutes of Health for the purposes of funding the BRAIN Initiative. A major impetus for the...

2014-05-30 23:03:41

On the heels of the White House’s Healthy Kids & Safe Sports Concussion Summit and its call to develop greater opportunities for interaction and collaboration in the fight against concussions, Sports Brain has announced the launch of Concussion World. Deerfield, Illinois (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 On the heels of the White House’s Healthy Kids & Safe Sports Concussion Summit and its call to develop greater opportunities for interaction and collaboration in the fight against...

2014-05-30 12:26:08

Blue Cure Foundation Leads Push for 100,000 Signatures HOUSTON, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Blue Cure Foundation announces the launch of a nationwide campaign petitioning the President to light the White House blue for one night in recognition of September's Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. To heighten awareness of cancer prevention and healthy lifestyle choices, Blue Cure plans to collect 100,000 signatures on the White House petition site to create a tremendous...

2014-05-29 23:05:25

The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) is an invited participant at today’s White House Healthy Kids and Safe Sports Concussion Summit, where President Obama will announce new public and private initiatives to improve prevention, identification, and management of youth sports concussions. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) is an invited participant at today’s White House Healthy Kids and Safe Sports Concussion Summit, where President...

2014-05-29 23:05:17

Dr. Todd Maugans, chief of the division of neurosurgery at Nemours Children’s Hospital in Orlando, Florida released the following statement about the White House Healthy Kids & Safe Sports Concussion Summit, held today. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Dr. Todd Maugans, chief of the division of neurosurgery at Nemours Children’s Hospital in Orlando, Florida released the following statement about the White House Healthy Kids & Safe Sports Concussion Summit, held today....

2014-05-29 16:24:40

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- USA Cheer President Bill Seely participated in today's Healthy Kids & Safe Sports Concussion Summit, joining President Obama to discuss sports safety and concussions. The event featured young athletes, parents and coaches, as well as professional sports stars and military service members convening to discuss ways to prevent and treat concussions and encourage research into sports-related head injuries....

2014-05-28 23:06:59

The world’s first provider of Big Energy Data will showcase how big data from utility providers can reduce energy spend and carbon emissions. Atlanta (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Urjanet is pleased to announce its participation in the White House 2014 Energy Datapalooza today. This event is part of the Obama Administration’s Energy Data Initiative, highlighting private-sector innovators who are using the power of big data to help address the nation’s biggest economic and environmental...

2014-05-28 12:23:07

White House Open Data Initiative identifies EnerKnol as a top innovator harnessing data to build U.S. clean energy economy. NEW YORK, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- EnerKnol today announced that the White House and the U.S. Department of Energy have selected the company to present its decision support technology at the 2014 White House Energy Datapalooza on Wednesday, May 28 in Washington, DC. The Energy Datapalooza will highlight the nation's leading private-sector...

2014-05-27 23:03:11

Team Rocket Power, an all-girl team from Maryland that competed in the 2014 Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC) co-sponsored by the Aerospace Industries Association, exhibited their rockets for President Obama at the White House Science Fair this morning. The three-girl team was invited to join the White House's celebration of a range of national programs that encourage students to engage and excel in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) May 27,...

2014-05-27 23:02:17

The invitations to the event reflect the Army's commitment to foster STEM talent nationwide. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Participants from two programs within the Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP) portfolio − eCYBERMISSION and the Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS) − were selected to attend the 2014 White House Science Fair on Tuesday, May 27. The students earned this high honor by distinguishing themselves through scientific achievement and service to...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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