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Scientists Develop New Way To Gauge Degradation Of Ancient Paper Art And Docs
2014-06-04 03:52:41

American Institute of Physics Studying a famous Leonardo self-portrait, a team of scientists has developed a new, nondestructive way to gauge degradation of ancient paper art and docs One of Leonardo da Vinci's masterpieces, drawn in red chalk on paper during the early 1500s and widely believed to be a self-portrait, is in extremely poor condition. Centuries of exposure to humid storage conditions or a closed environment has led to widespread and localized yellowing and browning of the...

2014-06-04 16:23:17

- Americans for the Arts announces the 2014 BCA 10: Best Businesses Partnering with the Arts in America honorees HOUSTON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA Compass was named this week as one of the top 10 most arts-friendly businesses in the U.S. by Americans for the Arts, the nation's leading nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the arts and arts education. The bank and nine other companies nationwide were selected by the Business Committee for the Arts, a division of...

2014-06-04 12:25:37

Reality Show Entertaining Expert David Tutera Demonstrates Celebrations with Style and Strength ATLANTA, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The maker of Dixie Ultra Moments® Tableware helps party hosts celebrate life's special moments with products that are both stylish and strong. With the help of celebrity wedding planner and entertaining expert David Tutera, Dixie Ultra Moments® Tableware gives party planners a chance to show everyone what makes them "The Ultimate Host." From June 2...

2014-06-04 08:27:34

NEW YORK, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's now easier than ever before for self-published authors to turn their novels in audiobooks thanks to the launch this week of Voice Talent for Audiobooks website powered by The Voice Realm. The website connects professional voice actors and authors to streamline the process. In what used to be a long drawn out and expensive task, now takes a much shorter amount of time thanks to the digital casting technology exclusive to The Voice Realm, one...

2014-06-03 20:21:17

Shutterstock now offers 60,000+ high-quality music tracks to address increasing market demand NEW YORK, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global provider of commercial digital imagery, has launched a groundbreaking music licensing offering. Shutterstock Music features thousands of high-quality tracks through simple and affordable license options, making it easier for businesses, marketers, producers and filmmakers to add quality sounds to...

2014-06-03 16:23:52

Shutterstock now offers 60,000+ high-quality music tracks to address increasing market demand NEW YORK, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global provider of commercial digital imagery, has launched a groundbreaking music licensing offering. Shutterstock Music features thousands of high-quality tracks through simple and affordable license options, making it easier for businesses, marketers, producers and filmmakers to add quality sounds to...

2014-06-03 12:28:25

Studying a Famous Leonardo Self-Portrait, a Team of Scientists Has Developed a New, Nondestructive Way to Gauge Degradation of Ancient Paper Art and Docs WASHINGTON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One of Leonardo da Vinci's masterpieces, drawn in red chalk on paper during the early 1500s and widely believed to be a self-portrait, is in extremely poor condition. Centuries of exposure to humid storage conditions or a closed environment has led to widespread and localized...

2014-05-31 23:03:36

School of Technology building design by Nuno Montenegro wins the famous Platinum A' Design Award in Architecture, Building and Structure Design Competition. Como, Italy (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 A' Design Award & Competition is pleased to inform that the project “School of Technology” by Nuno Montenegro became winner of the famous Platinum A' Design Award in Architecture, Building and Structure Design Competition chosen as a winner by the international jury panel of the...

2014-05-30 12:24:12

WASHINGTON, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Redacted Tonight, hosted by comedian Lee Camp, gives the news bulletins of the week a political satire treatment. It premieres May 30 and will air Fridays at 8 pm EDT on RT America. This is not your grandparents' satire program. Every week Redacted Tonight will provide "comedy news with a punch." This weekly show tackles all the real news stories the mainstream media failed to mention and provides new angles on the ones they do. "With...

2014-05-29 16:24:44

SAN FRANCISCO, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Traditionally murals have the distinguishing characteristic of harmoniously incorporating the architectural elements of the space, as well as the social environment into its concept and design. The recently completed 360'x 60' mural, painted on the new Preferred Freezer Services warehouse at 400 Polar Way, does this with a noteworthy quality, and a bright and colorful flare. Creation of the hand painted mural is a collaboration between...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.