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2011-08-27 20:00:00

As a result of hurricane season, as well as the impending Hurricane Irene and recent earthquake, online retailer 1stAidSupplies.com saw sales of first aid and disaster preparedness kits jump 20 percent over a 12-month period. San Fernando, CA (PRWEB) August 27, 2011 When a hurricane or earthquake is imminent, an individual must have a disaster plan in place. With enough supplies for three days, an emergency preparedness plan must cover all basics an individual or a family needs for...

2011-08-18 07:35:00

HONG KONG, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Whether we want it or not, the summer is saying "Goodbye". The first half of August is already gone, and there are just 2 weeks left until September knocks on the door. It is the beginning of September when all parents and their kids realize that the summer vacation is over, and school starts very soon. It means that parents and kids have very little time to prepare lots of things - Book Bags, school gear and plenty of other items are needed for...

2011-08-17 00:34:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Millions of parents will be hitting the stores in the next few weeks to stock up on school supplies for their children. But for families struggling just to put food on the table, back-to-school items are luxuries they simply can't afford. The result? Countless kids are not only ill-prepared for the year ahead, but are stigmatized in the classroom. Carlos Marquez host of the Adelante Con Carlos Radio Show, is partnering with the Los Angeles-based...

2011-08-17 00:00:32

Interwork Technologies, a premier Value Added Distributor for new and emerging Technologies, announced today its partnership with Modrec, one of Europe's most recognized manufactures and distributors in the Travel Lifestyle Industry, to distribute Laptop cases and backpacks under both the Modrec and Gino Ferrari brands in the Higher Education Market. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) August 16, 2011 Interwork Technologies, a premier Value Added Distributor for new and emerging Technologies,...

2011-08-13 00:00:31

The Gear Aid app is now available via the Apple and Android Markets as a free download. Bellingham, WA (PRWEB) August 12, 2011 McNett®, the outdoor industry leader in personal care, water treatment and gear care and repair products for nearly 30 years, has launched a digital version of its popular gear care and repair guides. The Gear Aidâ“ž¢ app offers tips, recommendations and step-by-step instructions for proper outdoor gear care and repair. Now available...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.