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2015-04-23 08:22:40

GERMANTOWN, Wis., April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- J.W.

2015-04-22 20:21:12

WALTHAM, Mass., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Preserve, a leading producer of sustainable consumer goods, chose today, Earth Day, to announce the launch of a partnership with Dopper®,

2015-04-22 16:33:24

Leading manufacturer of roofing products announces brand-new line: Dynasty shingles with ArmourZone KANKAKEE, IL, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - IKO, a global manufacturer of

2015-04-22 12:25:01

The Grand Opening Event to be held Friday, April 24, 2015 at 11:00am PENSACOLA, Fla., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Fairfield Manor, an affordable housing community for seniors, opens this

2015-04-22 08:39:32

Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families Applauds Home Depot Action WASHINGTON, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study found that most vinyl flooring tested contained toxic

2015-04-22 08:27:34

SEATTLE, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Intellectual Ventures, the global leader in the business of invention, and China Vanke Co., Ltd., China's largest residential property developer, today

2015-04-22 08:27:13

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with Nucor's (NYSE: NUE) first quarter earnings release, you are invited to listen to its live conference call with host John Ferriola,

2015-04-22 08:25:37

ECOB's Advanced Framing Lumber Leads the Lumber Industry with Mold Protected Lumber VISTA, Calif., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Building Products, Inc., (PINK: ECOB) is pleased

2015-04-22 04:20:50

Simple improvements create year-round home energy savings and lower energy costs ATLANTA, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This Earth Day, as Georgians consider ways to "go green," Georgia Power


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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
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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