What does a negative strip of black-and-white film, a figure at Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum, and a large missile on the grounds of the San Diego Air & Space Museum have in common? They all represent a piece of U.S. history with an amazing back-story! Veteran Travel Channel host Don Wildman provides a unique glimpse at America’s museums by unraveling unknown layers of the nation’s past. With the sixth season of “Mysteries at the Museum” launching on Thursday, January 2 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT, the original series remains a fan favorite with Travel Channel’s viewers. In each of the 13 one-hour episodes, Wildman brings six artifacts to life through their intriguing stories. Viewers take a fascinating journey to the historical institutions that millions visit as part of their travel itinerary.
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Volvo Cars will play a leading role in the world’s first large-scale autonomous driving pilot project in which 100 self-driving Volvo cars will use public roads in everyday driving conditions around the Swedish city of Gothenburg.
The aim is to pinpoint the societal benefits of autonomous driving and position Sweden and Volvo Cars as leaders in the development of future mobility.
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The 19th Azerbaijan International IT and Telecommunications exhibition Bakutel 2013 will be the largest in the event’s history and coincides with the country’s ‘Year of ICT’, an initiative of President, Ilham Aliyev.
The event will take place from 2nd to 5th December at the Baku Expo Center and will feature almost 300 companies from more than 25 countries. 15 countries including Spain, Canada and France will be promoting their technologies on national stands, while groups from Afghanistan, Italy and the USA will participate for the first time.
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The Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation launches a new website to illustrate their findings from one of the largest coral reef research projects ever conducted. The Foundation’s Global Reef Expedition is a six-year circumnavigation of the planet involving more than a hundred scientists from many nations.
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A new report on strategic account manager (SAM) compensation found that SAM roles continue to grow in importance. Key indicators include the large percentage of future growth companies expect from their strategic accounts and increased investment that companies are making in their SAM programs. Strategic account management is a company-wide initiative in complex, highly matrixed organizations that focuses on building strong and mutually beneficial relationships with a firm's most important customers and partners.
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The II Moscow International Forum for Innovative Development “Open Innovations”, which was held in Moscow from October 31 to November 1, 2013, confirmed its role of a global discussion platform in the field of technological innovations.
For two consecutive years now, “Open Innovations” has become the largest event in Russia and one of the biggest events in the world, demonstrating the major trends and key developments in innovative sectors of the economy. Open Innovations Expo 2013, which exposition has become a unique platform for the development and demonstration of advanced technologies, exchange of experience in successful implementing of innovative projects, as well as effective interaction between government, science and business was held within the framework of the Forum.
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Tigers are in trouble, and National Geographic photographer Steve Winter is on a one-man mission to address the plight of this magnificent cat—while there’s still time. Together with Panthera, the world’s largest nonprofit organization dedicated to saving big cats, and its Tigers Initiative, Winter reveals a decade worth of stunning images and stories of tigers in their world. Learn more about this book here, http://bit.ly/1beSbKH Non-Fiction, Photography
Bulbs.com, one of the largest online distributors of replacement lighting is launching its new BUY ‘N’ TRY program that takes the risk out of purchasing LEDs (Light-Emitting Diodes) and makes energy efficient lighting more accessible for its customers.
There has never been a better time to switch to LED lighting; however there are a lot of factors to consider when investing in a new lighting technology. That’s why Bulbs.com created its new BUY ‘N’ TRY Program. The risk-free program allows commercial customers to test one or a few top-quality LEDs before investing in many.
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NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG), NRG Yield, Inc. (NYSE: NYLD), and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) today announced the completion of the final phase of the California Valley Solar Ranch (CVSR) photovoltaic (PV) generating facility in San Luis Obispo County, California, bringing total electric generating capacity of the plant up to 250 megawatts (AC). NRG acquired CVSR from SunPower in 2011, and the project is jointly owned by NRG Yield (48.95%). CVSR is one of the world’s largest operating solar PV power plants and will sell its electricity to Pacific Gas & Electric under two long-term power purchase agreements.
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As companies now have access to massive amounts of customer and business data, their success depends, in large part, on making sense of that data in order to drive revenue. Clients choose IBM’s Power Systems because they are designed from the chip up to handle mission critical and complex cloud and big data workloads.
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The just-released 2014 Salary Guides from Robert Half show that U.S. starting salaries for professional occupations are projected to increase an average of 3.7 percent next year. Technology positions are expected to see the largest gains among all fields researched, with an anticipated 5.6 percent increase in the average salary for newly hired workers. Accounting and finance professionals can expect starting salaries to rise an average of 3.4 percent, according to the research.
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HemoCue America, a global leader in advanced point-of-care testing (POCT) systems, announced on October 9, 2013 that the American Red Cross, the world’s largest blood bank organization, has signed a five-year agreement on instruments and consumables for hemoglobin testing of blood donors.
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