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2012-05-04 23:01:39

May programming echoes commitment to high-performance, disaster-resistant construction Florham Park, NJ (PRWEB) May 04, 2012 BASF, a leading provider of systems, formulations and raw materials to the construction industry, announces that it is a platinum sponsor of Building Safety Month 2012. Presented by the International Code Council, Building Safety Month is a public awareness campaign offered in May to help individuals, families and businesses understand how to create and maintain...

2011-05-11 13:26:00

WASHINGTON, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. President Barack Obama has proclaimed May as National Building Safety Month. The first-ever Presidential Proclamation recognizing Building Safety Month declares, "Building safety is a critical component of our homeland security, our personal and public safety, the protection of property, and our economic well?being." It also states: "Building safety and fire prevention officials, architects, engineers, design professionals, builders,...

2011-05-09 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The recent outbreaks of deadly tornadoes across Southern and Midwest states are a reminder of the potential for natural disasters to cause property damage and take lives. They also serve as a reminder to take precautions that can lessen the impact. Throughout the month of May, Building Safety Month, International Code Council Members are providing opportunities for the public and builders to learn about building safety by sharing ideas...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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