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2014-03-10 16:21:07

Multi-platinum singer-songwriter Ben Folds set to launch new U.S. tour featuring orchestra-backed and solo performances TORRANCE, Calif., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acura and ELS Studio(®) Premium Audio from Panasonic are proud to present the Ben Folds 2014 LIVE Performances Tour. The multi-platinum singer-songwriter is scheduled to launch his new live tour in March featuring orchestra-backed performances plus select solo shows across the U.S....

Mapping Origins And Uses Of Wrinkles, Creases And Folds
2013-07-18 08:48:26

Brown University Engineers from Brown University have mapped out the amounts of compression required to cause wrinkles, creases, and folds to form in rubbery materials. The findings could help engineers control the formation of these structures, which can be useful in designing nanostructured materials for flexible electronic devices or surfaces that require variable adhesion. "When a rubbery material is compressed and reaches a critical load, it experiences instability and forms...

2012-03-20 23:01:53

IRG is dedicating financial support to Folds of Honor Foundation's vision to ensure no military family is left behind in the fight to preserve American freedom. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) March 20, 2012 Industry Retail Group, Inc. (IRG) (http://www.industryretail.com), a leading provider of retail-centric, broadband-based applications and services, has selected Folds of Honor Foundation as its charity of focus beginning in 2012. Through scholarships and other assistance, Folds of Honor Foundation...

2011-11-23 11:50:55

Wrinkles and folds are ubiquitous. They occur in furrowed brows, planetary topology, the surface of the human brain, even the bottom of a gecko's foot. In many cases, they are nature's ingenious way of packing more surface area into a limited space. Scientists, mimicking nature, have long sought to manipulate surfaces to create wrinkles and folds to make smaller, more flexible electronic devices, fluid-carrying nanochannels or even printable cell phones and computers. But to attain those...

2011-08-10 16:24:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ThanksUSA, a charitable effort to mobilize Americans to "thank" our active-duty troops through need-based scholarships, last Friday awarded 300 scholarships totaling nearly $1 million to the spouses and children of active-duty military for the 2011 scholarship season. ThanksUSA continues its partnership with the Folds of Honor Foundation, and thanks to a $190,000 contribution from Folds of Honor and a matching $190,000 contribution from...

2011-07-28 11:30:00

NEW YORK, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Legacy Recordings is proud to announce the release of Ben Folds' The Best Imitation of Myself: A Retrospective, the long-awaited career-spanning anthology chronicling the musical adventures of pop's quintessential post-modern singer-songwriter-pianist, available everywhere Tuesday, October 11. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060130/LEGACYLOGO ) The most comprehensive and definitive Ben Folds collection ever assembled, and first-ever...

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