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2014-09-22 23:14:27

Recently, BamboofloorChina.com, a renowned bamboo product manufacturer and retailer, has unveiled a new selection of elegant bamboo mats online. Additionally, the company has launched a big promotion for the new items. (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Recently, BamboofloorChina.com, a renowned bamboo product manufacturer and retailer, has unveiled a new selection of elegant bamboo mats online. The company’s new range combines the bamboo material with the clean lines of clear plastic to...

2014-09-22 23:13:07

Reflecting their position as the leading provider of iron gates and other iron products, Strictly Doors and Gates is now offering ornamental iron gates in Las Vegas at reasonable prices. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 Reflecting their position as the leading provider of iron gates and other iron products, Strictly Doors and Gates is now offering ornamental iron gates in Las Vegas at reasonable prices. The company offers quality wrought iron ornamental gates that bring elegance...

2014-09-22 23:07:28

BAS, Energy Efficiency Expertise Results in Comfort, Savings for Healthcare Providers SANFORD, Florida (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 InsideIQ Building Automation Alliance member firms MC2 and CM3 have completed building automation system (BAS) and energy efficiency projects for two Florida Hospitals. Both firms are experienced providers of automation and energy management systems for a variety of commercial buildings, including healthcare facilities. InsideIQ is an international alliance of...

2014-09-22 23:04:13

Lunch and Learn lecture, held by IMPACT in conjunction with the American Institute of Steel Construction, successfully educates participants in the thermal properties of structural steel and raises awareness of iron workers in the industry. Washington (PRWEB) September 22, 2014 The Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust (IMPACT) celebrated the 6th annual SteelDay by offering a seminar directed at engineers, architects and construction professionals, held on September...

2014-09-22 23:00:28

Recognizing water damage in your home can help prevent small problems from becoming major water damage issues. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Restoration Local, a leading provider of water damage repair and restoration in the United States, is offering tips on recognizing water damage in your home. With a watchful eye and a little bit of knowledge, water damage issues can be avoided or taken care of before they become major repairs. Foundations that crack due to low-quality...

2014-09-22 16:22:33

DUBLIN, September 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7pbcw5/global_structural) has announced the addition of the "Global Structural Steel Industry Report 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7pbcw5/global_structural ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Global Structural Steel Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on...

2014-09-22 12:23:19

BOSTON, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston's smart, sustainable residential development, called the Chrysanthemum Building, has won a prestigious Holcim Design Award it was announced today (September 22, 2014). Designed by Kennedy & Violich Architecture, Ltd. (KVA Matx) and developed by Rafi Properties, LLC, the Chrysanthemum Building is the first building in Boston to receive a Holcim Award. The Chrysanthemum Building was selected from a field of over of over 6,000 projects by...

2014-09-22 12:22:46

Latest Addition to Industry-Leading LED High Bay Line Leverages Wireless and DALI Technologies for Maximum Control; Boasts 10 Year Full Performance Warranty and Low Glare Optics FARMINGDALE, N.J., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dialight (LSE: DIA.L), the innovative global leader in LED lighting technology, today announced the availability of its new CE compliant and UL-certified Vigilant LED High Bay fixture with integrated controls and cloud based monitoring for industrial applications,...

2014-09-22 08:21:25

Rice Husk Ash Becomes Tire-Grade Silica AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rice husk waste once headed for landfills is now helping The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) produce fuel-efficient tires. Goodyear today announced it will utilize ash left over from the burning of rice husks to produce electricity as an environmentally friendly source of silica for use in its tires. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140919/147318-INFO The company has tested...

2014-09-21 23:02:40

Recently, BambooIndustry.com, an experienced producer of natural bamboo items, has announced a special offer for its bamboo panels (http://www.bambooindustry.com/products/bamboo-panel/). The company’s excellent panels are very popular in the market; all of them are available at discounted prices now. (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 Recently, BambooIndustry.com, an experienced producer of natural bamboo items, has announced a special offer for its bamboo panels...


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2004-10-19 04:45:43

Light Pollution -- Light pollution refers to excess light, created by human activities, that brightens the night sky enough to hide many stars from observers. For the average person, light pollution means that even on a clear, moonless night, only a few stars may be visible. When a city grows up near an astronomical observatory, light pollution can make the observatory effectively useless. Unlike most forms of pollution, light pollution isn't persistent: turn the lights off, and the...

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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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