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Earth's Ocean Eddies Are Mathematically Similar To Black Holes In Space
2013-09-23 14:42:00

[ Watch the Video: Common Thread Between Black Holes And Ocean Eddies ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists at the Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule and University of Miami found that some of the largest ocean eddies on Earth are quite similar to the mysterious black holes of space. An ocean eddy is the swirling of a fluid and the reverse current created when the fluid flows past an obstacle. Our climate has influenced huge ocean eddies over 90-miles in...

2013-06-27 23:44:16

Boatbound, the first fully insured “pier-to-pier” boat rental marketplace in the United States announced today that they, in partnership with BOATERexam.com®, the leading provider of safe boater education and certification across the United States and Canada, will offer no cost boat safety and certification courses. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 Boatbound, the first fully insured peer-to-peer boat rental marketplace in the United States, will offer boaters in...

2012-08-03 23:01:49

Noah´s Ark has crafted a fun, affordable, stress-free family and newbie-friendly guided ducky trip down the class II whitewater section of Colorado´s Arkansas River called Fishermen´s Bridge. The five-mile paddle delights tweens to Baby Boomers with a hankering for soft adventure without the fear-factor of big whitewater rapids. It is also a perfect trip for experienced paddlers seeking a more intimate connection with the river. Buena Vista, CO (PRWEB) August 03, 2012 Get...

2012-05-17 23:02:12

Northern Outdoors´ third annual Spring Raft & Brews Memorial Day weekend is an adrenaline-spiking, splash and sip celebration on the raging Dead River, followed by $3 pints of handcrafted Kennebec River Brewery beer, BBQ cookout, brewery tour and live music. The Forks, ME (PRWEB) May 17, 2012 Northern Outdoors´ third annual “Dead River Wicked Fun” Spring Raft & Brews Weekend is a splash and sip celebration that thrills boatloads of rafters on adrenaline-spiking...

2011-05-20 06:30:00

Cottage Chores... We have staff for those! Family Fun... You have time for that! Fractional Ownership... Everyone can afford this! To view the Social Media Release, click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/whitewater-village/finalist-for-ottawas-tourism-partnership-award WHITEWATER VILLAGE LUXURY COTTAGE CLUB, ON, May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Windmill Developments Group Ltd., one of Canada's leading green developers is proud to announce their Whitewater Village Luxury...

2011-04-05 10:44:00

MONTREAL, April 5 /PRNewswire/ - The Quebec Whitewater Kayaking Federation is holding the Whitewater Grand Prix, a 6-stage world championship in Quebec, from May 1(st) to May 14(th) 2011. 28 of the world's best paddlers will compete in a multi-disciplined competition on spectacular whitewater across Quebec. The event includes past and present World Champions of whitewater racing and Freestyle. The races include a Time-Trial down a steep section of slides and waterfalls, a Giant...

2010-04-13 12:56:00

ANGELS CAMP, Calif., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- James Rodger, California & Oregon Regional Manager for O.A.R.S., stated today: "Water content in the Sierra snowpack is above average--106 percent of normal for this time of year. This bodes well for an exciting and lengthy California whitewater rafting season. We could also see some rather high water on rivers throughout the state this spring." Last April, the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) reading was 81 percent of normal...

2009-11-05 13:18:00

ANGELS CAMP, Calif., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- O.A.R.S. (Outdoor Adventure River Specialists), announced today the release of their 2010 full-color catalog featuring "50 ways to experience the unforgettable nature of an O.A.R.S. adventure." Recognized by National Geographic Adventure Magazine as "The Best River & Sea Outfitter on Earth," O.A.R.S. has been a leader in the whitewater rafting and adventure travel industry for 40 years. The California-based, eco-conscious organization...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.