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3D Printing Saves Pet Tortoises' Lives - The University Network (blog)

Van Ness considered using plasticine, an oil-based modeling clay to sculpt a prosthetic onto his shell and then use that as a model for the 3D printer. Luckily, Tim's shell was healing quickly, so he needed only a temporary prosthetic — “a little bit ...

Tortoise trouble? NAU's MakerLab becoming a hub of 3-D printed shell implants for injured pets - NAU News

Daisy had a new friend, a 1.5-pound Mojave desert tortoise named Tim who'd lost a chunk of shell to a curious gnawing puppy, leaving his liver exposed. “Both tortoises were at high risk of infection and sepsis and so had to endure bandage changes every ...

Mother's Day – BBC2 - What's On TV

This deeply moving, thought-provoking drama sees Anna Maxwell Martin and Daniel Mays on brilliant, heart-breaking form. They play Tim's shell-shocked parents, Wendy and Colin, who battle to deal with their grief. 'Wendy and Colin are a rock-solid ...

Tim Sapuangin dari ITS Team 2 Surabaya juara DWC di London - ANTARA

London (ANTARA News) - Tim mobil hemat energi, Sapuangin, dari tim ITS Team 2, Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS) Surabaya berhasil keluar sebagai juara di babak final utama Shell Eco-Marathon Drivers World Championship 2018 yang ...

Tiga Mahasiswa UGM Raih Juara Kompetisi pada Festival Tahunan Shell di London - Tribun Kaltim

"Kami sangat senang dapat mengambil bagian dalam ajang ini dan menjadi juara di kompetisi adu gagasan inovasi bergengsi dunia Shell Ideas360," kata Herman, tim manajer Smart Car MCS. Tentu torehan prestasi tersebut menjadi prestasi yang cukup ...

Tim Bergling Aka Avicii's Death At 28 Leaves The Music Industry Shell-Shocked - MensXP.com

Nominated for this year's Billboard Music Awards (BBMA) in the 'Top Dance/Electronic Album' category, Tim Bergling aka Avicii had expressed his excitement and thanked the American music magazine for the nomination on 17 April. Three days later, in the ...

City of Vista installs new sidewalks in older neighborhoods - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Older Vista neighborhoods are getting new sidewalks as part of a project to make the streets safer for pedestrians. City crews are installing 2,260 feet of new sidewalks in the Townsite neighborhood of North Vista, through a $330,000 project prompted ...

Resume Shows GTA 6 Is Being Developed, But Is It Really and Saints Row 5 News - TAJ

There's been a copious amount of false information spreading about GTA 6's release. Some of the rumors stem around the resume of motion capture actor Tim Shell. According to the resume, Shell was credited for developing Red Dead Redemption 2 and ...

GTA 6 Release Date, Rumors, and Updates - TAJ

There must have been rumors somewhere spreading fake information about the release of GTA (Grand Theft Auto) 6. Part of that was the recent change in the resume of Tim Shell, a motion capture actor, which was confirmed. The CV has shown credit for both ...

Tim Freeman sells Garden Valley Shell station in Roseburg - NRToday.com

Tim Freeman and his father, Butch Freeman, purchased the Garden Valley Shell station together in 1991 from Tom Graham. The Freemans owned the business, but not the land, and operated as commission dealers, meaning Shell owned the gas, and they ...

Shell And Tim Horton's Approved In Niverville - SteinbachOnline.com

"What was presented to council at the conditional use was a joint building, which will be separate, there won't be a walk through for a Tim Horton's and the Shell Station, that will be coming to Niverville on the west side adjacent to the Drovers Run ...

Fossil fuel industry must take stranded assets seriously, says Tim Yeo - The Guardian

“Shell has given evidence to MPs on the environmental audit committee several times now, on each occasion demonstrating a shocking disregard for climate science and for the wider environmental risks of their reckless oil drilling plans – notably in the ...

Apple Is About to Shell Out $850 Million for Solar Energy - Mother Jones

On Tuesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced a massive new investment by the company in solar energy: an $850 million installation that will cover 1,300 acres in Monterey County, California. Apple is partnering with First Solar—the nation's biggest ...

Cute alert: Tortoise vs grape as Tiny Tim comes out of his shell - Metro

Tiny Tim, an Egyptian tortoise, tipped the scales at just 6g when he hatched a month ago. Today he is just 5cm long, but is expected to grow to 500g over the next ten years. The hatchling is part of a small litter of tortoises who were saved from the ...

Bomis was a dot-com company best known for supporting the creations of free-content online-encyclopedia projects Nupedia and Wikipedia. It was founded in 1996 by Jimmy Wales, Tim Shell and Michael Davis. Davis became acquainted with Wales after hiring him at Chicago Options Associates in 1994, and Wales became friends with Shell through mailing lists discussing philosophy. The primary business of Bomis was the sale of advertising on the Bomis.com search portal.

Bomis, Inc.
Logo bomis.gif
Bomis founders in 2006.jpg
Bomis founders in 2006
Type of business Private company
Type of site
Internet portal
Advertising space
Available in English
Founded 1996
Headquarters St. Petersburg, Florida, United States
Founder(s) Jimmy Wales
Tim Shell
Michael Davis
CEO Tim Shell
Industry Dot-com
Products Bomis Premium
Bomis Babes
Bomis Babe Report
The Babe Engine
Bomis Browser
Employees 10
Subsidiaries Nupedia (2000–2003)
Wikipedia (2001–2003)
Website bomis.com, archived at the Internet Archive
Advertising Yes
Registration No
Launched 1996
Current status Inactive as of 2007

Bomis (/ˈbɒms/ to rhyme with "promise") was a dot-com company best known for supporting the creations of free-content online-encyclopedia projects Nupedia and Wikipedia. It was founded in 1996 by Jimmy Wales, Tim Shell and Michael Davis. Davis became acquainted with Wales after hiring him at Chicago Options Associates in 1994, and Wales became friends with Shell through mailing lists discussing philosophy. The primary business of Bomis was the sale of advertising on the Bomis.com search portal.

The company initially tried a number of ideas for content, including being a directory of information about Chicago. The site subsequently focused on content geared to a male audience, including information on sporting activities, automobiles and women. Bomis became successful after focusing on X-rated media. "Bomis Babes" was devoted to erotic images; the "Bomis Babe Report" featured adult pictures. Bomis Premium, available for an additional fee, provided explicit material. "The Babe Engine" helped users find erotic content through a web search engine. The advertising director for Bomis noted that 99 percent of queries on the site were for nude women.

Bomis created Nupedia as a free online encyclopedia (with content submitted by experts) but it had a tedious, slow review process. Wikipedia was initially launched by Bomis to provide content for Nupedia, and was a for-profit venture (a Bomis subsidiary) through the end of 2002. As the costs of Wikipedia rose with its popularity, Bomis' revenues declined as result of the dot-com crash. Since Wikipedia was a drain on Bomis' resources, Wales and philosophy graduate student Larry Sanger decided to fund the project as a charity; Sanger was laid off from Bomis in 2002. Nupedia content was merged into Wikipedia, and it ceased in 2003.

The non-profit Wikimedia Foundation began in 2003 with a Board of Trustees composed of Bomis' three founders (Wales, Davis and Shell) and was first headquartered in St. Petersburg, Florida, Bomis' location. Wales used about US$100,000 of revenue from Bomis to fund Wikipedia before the decision to shift the encyclopedia to non-profit status. Wales stepped down from his role as CEO of Bomis in 2004. Shell served as CEO of the company in 2005, while on the Wikimedia Foundation board of trustees. Wales edited Wikipedia in 2005 to remove the characterizations of Bomis as providing softcore pornography, which attracted media attention; Wales expressed regret for his actions. The Atlantic gave Bomis the nickname "Playboy of the Internet", and the term caught on in other media outlets. Scholars have described Bomis as a provider of softcore pornography.

Mumford and Sons - Timshel

I love this album :) http://www.myspace.com/mumfordandsons http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mumford_&_Sons ...

Tim Berne, Craig Taborn, Tom Rainey – The Shell Game (full album)

The Shell Game is an album by saxophonist Tim Berne with Craig Taborn and Tom Rainey which was recorded in 2000 in Denmark and Sweden and released ...

Tim Shell, Missionary Update

Tim Shell is a former graduate of WCFS, and is now a missionary to Mongolia.

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Michael Jackson - Remember The Time (Official Video)

Michael Jackson's "Remember The Time" short film was the second short film from the Dangerous album and continued to push the boundaries of the music ...

Houston texas Tim Hill Shell security tyrant bully

Houston Texas Shell refinery is well known to lie and intimidate to keep people from filming. This is the same place that Battousi and News Now Houston were ...