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2014-07-21 16:24:25

Upcoming mobile titles scheduled to launch on Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 immediately after publication SAN FRANCISCO, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Gameloft, a leading global publisher of digital and social games, announced it will team with Microsoft as one of its official launch-day partners for the release of the highly anticipated Modern Combat 5: Blackout on July 24, 2014. In addition, all Gameloft HD titles in the second half of 2014 are scheduled to release...

Difference Between Solids And Liquids Explored Through New Pitch Drop Experiment
2014-07-03 08:17:15

Queen Mary, University of London Physicists at Queen Mary University of London have set up a new pitch drop experiment for students to explore the difference between solid and liquids. Known as the 'world's longest experiment', the set up at the University of Queensland was famous for taking ten years for a drop of pitch – a thick, black, sticky material – to fall from a funnel. Publishing in the journal Physics Education, the design of QMUL's trial is different to both...

2014-06-30 16:22:08

The non-skid formula can fill hairline asphalt cracks of 1/8" or less. CLEVELAND, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the ultimate professional-grade asphalt sealer without the health and environmental concerns that accompany coal tar-based sealers, Unique Paving Materials offers Integra-Seal. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140630/123188 Pothole and road repairs are currently in full force, making sealers all the more important for extending the quality and life of the...

2014-06-29 23:01:09

Housing construction and renovation spending will gradually expand, fuelling demand for asphalt shingles and roofing products. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Asphalt Manufacturing industry to its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 29, 2014 The Asphalt Manufacturing industry has experienced volatile demand over the past five years. The US housing crisis dragged down the domestic housing market, causing domestic...

2014-06-25 16:24:51

SAN FRANCISCO, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Announced today at Google I/O 2014, Gameloft, a leading global publisher of digital and social games, has optimized nine of its most popular games for Android TV, including Pocket Gamer's 2014 recipient of Android Game of the Year, Asphalt 8: Airborne, and 2014 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Award and 2013 BAFTA Kids' Vote winner, Despicable Me: Minion Rush. Gameloft shows its continued dedication to gamers by bringing rescaled...

2014-06-11 08:33:02

LONDON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Asphalt Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/mining/global_asphalt_market_2014_2018.html TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Asphalt market to grow at a CAGR of 4.05 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is increase in the use of recycled asphalt pavements. The Global Asphalt market has also been...

2014-06-10 16:21:10

The solution is designed to prevent or extend unnecessary repaving of otherwise solid roads, where localized pavement deterioration must be maintained. CLEVELAND, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unique Paving Materials, a Cleveland-based company specializing in concrete products and asphalt additives, is pushing the boundaries of current road preservation efforts with its Ravelcheck product. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140610/116610 The harsh activities of winter,...

2014-06-10 12:37:56

The highly anticipated Modern Combat 5: Blackout, Asphalt Overdrive and more shown exclusively at the Gameloft booth 5522 LOS ANGELES, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gameloft, a leading global publisher of digital and social games, today revealed its 2014 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) lineup, to be previewed June 10-12 2014 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Gameloft will showcase Spider-Man Unlimited, Modern Combat 5: Blackout, Ice Age Adventures, Asphalt Overdrive,...

2014-05-21 08:21:27

Drivers Want Focus on Increasing Road Maintenance and Ensuring Smooth Pavements LANHAM, Md., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ahead of the summer driving season, a new survey from the Asphalt Pavement Alliance (APA) finds U.S. drivers increasingly frustrated with the state of U.S. roads. The national survey found that drivers prefer well-maintained, safe, and smooth roadways; moreover they understand these qualities require periodic maintenance and financial investment....

2014-05-06 12:23:43

BONANZA, Utah, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Gilsonite Company, Inc. ("American Gilsonite", or "AGC"), the world's major supplier of Gilsonite®, announced that it will post financial and operating results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014 to the Company's Intralinks investor site on Monday, May 12, 2014. Holders of the Corporation's Senior Secured Notes, prospective investors, and members of the financial community that would like access to the Company's Intralinks...

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  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
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  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
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