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2010-10-05 14:56:52

Spanish and Scottish researchers have added wool fibers to the clay material used to make bricks and combined these with an alginate, a natural polymer extracted from seaweed.

2010-06-03 11:30:00

ROSWELL, Ga., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Boral Bricks Inc., the nation's largest brick manufacturer and distributor of masonry products, announced today its Terre Haute, Ind. manufacturing facility has received LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold certification from the U.S.

2010-05-24 10:00:00

ROSWELL, Ga., May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a recent survey conducted online by Harris Interactive on behalf of Boral Bricks, 90 percent of all homeowners find aspects of brick homes appealing. The study was commissioned by Boral Bricks, Inc.

2009-12-18 11:17:00

ROSWELL, Ga., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a recent survey conducted online by Harris Interactive on behalf of Boral Bricks, 59 percent of all homeowners with a siding preference would choose brick for their homes. The study was commissioned by Boral Bricks, Inc.

2009-11-02 20:52:00

PHOENIX, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Numbers to Remember at Greenbuild are 09, 10, 11, 12... That's Greenbuild '09 at 10am on 11/12.

2009-09-18 10:08:00

OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Omaha-based Antique Brick Warehouse is celebrating 15 years as a key supplier of antique brick, used brick and traditional cobblestones in the Omaha area and throughout the United States.

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2009-07-03 14:05:00

Thieves in New York are predominantly seeking to steal iPhones and other smartphones, but such devices offer users a suite of applications that allow them to protect their mobile devices.

2009-04-03 11:35:00

BERLIN, April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- - Symbolic "Bricks to Berlin" Art Exhibit Continues on With 'be Berlin' Tour Following three exclusive days of cultural events in New York City, the city of Berlin announced today plans to next bring its international campaign themed "be Berlin" to Istanbul (June), Copenhagen (fall) and other cities. From March 31 through April 2, Berlin Partner GmbH, the marketing organization for Germany's capital city, presented the "Berlin Days in New York City"...

2008-12-08 07:00:00

BRICK, N.J., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Home improvement companies looking for skilled workers and specialists looking for work can now take advantage of a new feature offered at http://www.homeimprovementshopper.com, Home Improvement Shopper's state-of-the-art website.


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2010-09-08 11:08:26

Firmware is a term commonly used to represent the small fixed programs and data structures that internally control various electronic devices. The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Standard Glossary of Software Engineering Terminology defines firmware as "The combination of a hardware device and computer instructions and data that reside as read-only software on that device." Typical examples of devices containing firmware range from products such as remote controls or...

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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.