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2011-05-06 00:00:30

Mothers helping Mothers honored as Single Mother Ramona Wilson of Image Works Academy has New Academy-Award Inspired Signature Keepsake Series Bracelet Named "Ramona" in Her Honor presented by Diamond Donna Root and Janae Moss for Women of Brilliance Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) May 05, 2011 Today, Diamonds by Donna, the first company to offer white cultured diamonds diamonds grown from diamond seeds to jewelry consumers, announced that they along with Janae Moss of the Help Me Grow...

2011-05-02 07:59:00

PLANO, Ill., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With the housing market in a tremendous downturn and people being cautious with their discretionary spending, an inexpensive way to repair a wood floor scratch is invaluable. When it comes to hardwood floors, traditional refinishing can cost $2.50-$4.00 per square foot and take days to finish. A typical open floor plan home can easily cost $5000 or more to refinish the hardwood floors. A more economical and timesaving option is the Exact Match Wood...

2011-04-07 07:00:00

GONGYI, China, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China GengSheng Minerals, Inc. (AMEX:CHGS), a leading China-based high-tech industrial materials manufacturer producing heat resistant, energy efficient materials for a variety of industrial applications, today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire 24.5% ownership in the Yili Yiqiang Silicon Company (Yili Yiqiang) for RMB 15 million (approximately US$2.3 million). Yili Yiqiang is a manufacturer of green silicon...

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2011-03-01 12:57:16

By Rick Robinson, Georgia Tech Research Institute Researchers at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) are developing a solid composite material to help cool small, powerful microelectronics used in defense systems. The material, composed of silver and diamond, promises an exceptional degree of thermal conductivity compared to materials currently used for this application. The research is focused on producing a silver-diamond thermal shim of unprecedented thinness "“ 250 microns or...

2011-02-27 00:01:40

Oscar- Inspired Potions are small enough to fit in your little purse, strong enough to revive you, Laura Jacobs & A Healer in Every Home Provides Essential Oils Remedies for 2011 Academy Awards event! Hollywood, CA, and Provo, UT (Vocus/PRWEB) February 26, 2011 Laura & Jerry Jacobs, Healer in Every Home founders & Healthy Wealthy Wow! eMedia Radio & TV hosts, today announce their holistic support for the Diamonds by Donna launch by providing Oscar-inspired doTERRA Essential...

2011-02-14 11:01:00

FRANCONIA, N.H., Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Garnet Hill, a purveyor of women's apparel, children's clothing and home decor, has launched a transactional mobile site at garnethill.com. The new site offers smartphone users access to the full online assortment and a secure checkout process. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110214/NE47685LOGO ) Customers who visit garnethill.com on their smartphones will automatically be routed to the new mobile-optimized site. A simple home page...

2011-02-01 16:41:00

WEST CHESTER, Pa., Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Metabo Corporation, a leading international manufacturer of professional grade portable electric power tools and abrasives for industrial, construction and welding applications, now offers the SE12-115 burnisher ideal for finishing and polishing stainless steel and metals in applications as diverse as commercial kitchen equipment, architectural ornamental iron and equipment and fixtures found in petrochemical and pharmaceutical facilities....

2010-12-16 13:27:00

WEST CHESTER, Pa., Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Metabo Corporation, a leading international manufacturer of professional grade portable electric power tools and abrasives for industrial, construction and welding applications, now offers the BFE 9-90 band file. This new electronic band file is ideal for metal removal and deburring in hard to reach places. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101216/PH18889 ) The BFE9-90 offers 900 watts of power and features Metabo's robust...

2010-11-29 16:34:22

After hundreds of years, researchers at the Fraunhofer IWM in Freiburg have managed to decode the atomic mechanism behind diamond grinding. It is the hardest material in the world, and yet it can not only be used to cut other materials, but can be machined itself. Already over 600 years ago first diamonds were cut and the same technique is still used to transform precious stones into exquisite jewelry and later into unrivaled industrial tools. Dr. Lars Pastewka's and Prof. Michael Moseler's...

2010-11-12 04:27:49

Gila Tools, online manufacturer of superior quality diamond blades and drill bits, unveils featured products for the month of November. Additionally, four of the five featured products are available to customers at low sale prices. City of Industry, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) November 12, 2010 Gila Tools, online manufacturer of top quality diamond blades, drill bits and other diamond tools, unveils the featured products for the month of November. Additionally, customers can enjoy discounts on four of...


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2005-05-26 11:05:25

Corundum is the crystalline form of aluminium oxide and one of the rock-forming minerals. Corundum is naturally clear, but can have different colors when impurities are added. Transparent specimens are used as gems, called ruby if red, while all other colors are called sapphire. The word corundum comes from the Hindi kurand. The oxygen atoms in corundum are arranged in a hexagonal close-packing, with the smaller aluminium atoms occupying 2/3 of the octahedral gaps. The coordination of the...

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Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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