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2015-05-06 08:34:36

ORLANDO, Fla., May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The 1940's play "The Iceman Cometh" examines the dangers of an illusory life.

2015-05-06 08:34:29

Expanded sizes, new sash configurations and factory-applied high-performance option are among new enhancements to the popular window FARGO, N.D., May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Integrity Windows

2015-05-06 08:24:42

New York Developer's City in South Korea is One of Asia's Largest Sustainable Developments and a World Leader in LEED NEW YORK, May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Songdo International Business District

2015-05-05 23:05:22

Tech Lighting, a leader in sophisticated, modern design combined with the latest advancements in lighting technology, will roll out two unique architectural products at LIGHTFAIR® International

2015-05-05 23:04:04

LBL Lighting will unveil its newest architectural products during LIGHTFAIR® International (LFI®) to be held at the Jacob K.

2015-05-05 23:02:29

HomeBrite by Feit Electric offers consumers an easy, convenient, and cost-effective way to personalize lighting in any home or business. Pico Rivera, CA (PRWEB)

2015-05-05 16:23:56

New protective coat combines comfort and safety EASTON, Pa., May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In the spirit of industry-changing innovations and safety initiatives,

2015-05-05 12:32:21

Intech's Springfield, Missouri Office Establishes Satellite Office Prior to Moving Missouri Operations Northward PHOENIX, May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Roofing equipment and supplies

2015-05-05 12:26:46

Billable hours, hiring, and inquiries for new work all jump. WASHINGTON, May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Business is booming for landscape architecture firms.

2015-05-05 12:23:04

Making LED Lighting Accessible to the Everyday Consumer LAS VEGAS, May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- LVCC - Booth #4219 -- Technical Consumer Products, Inc.


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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
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]