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2014-07-22 12:26:11

The Nation's Leading Moviegoer Destination Continues Robust Ticket Sales and Traffic Growth on Mobile -- More than 50% of all Ticket Sales are now on Mobile Devices LOS ANGELES, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fandango, the nation's leading moviegoer destination, announced today that it will launch a brand-new movie discovery and ticketing app customized for Amazon's new Fire Phone releasing later this week. The new app extends Amazon's long-term relationship with Fandango, currently...

2014-07-22 12:23:57

DUBLIN, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Forging Industry 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Forging is a process in which metals are shaped into desired designs by applying compressive forces. This technique is very robust amid several metal shaping techniques because of the strength acquired by the metal during forging. Some metals are processed hot while others are processed...

2014-07-22 12:23:08

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, LONDON and NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VTTI Energy Partners LP ("VTTI") today announced the launch of its initial public offering of 17,500,000 common units representing limited partner interests in VTTI pursuant to a registration statement on Form F-1 filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"). VTTI will also grant the underwriters an option to purchase up to an additional 2,625,000 common units at the initial public...

2014-07-22 12:22:58

HOUSTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Natural Resource Partners L.P. (NYSE: NRP) announced today that the Board of Directors of its general partner has declared a second quarter 2014 distribution of $0.35 per unit for NRP. The distribution will be paid on August 14, 2014 to unitholders of record on August 5, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060109/NRPLOGO Company Profile Natural Resource Partners L.P. is a master limited partnership headquartered in Houston, TX, with...

2014-07-22 12:22:13

YPSILANTI, Mich., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baltia Air Lines (OTCBB: BLTA) stated today that after completion of ground school and on-the-job training the aircraft dispatcher competency checks were successfully completed on July 21, 2014. Russ Thal, Executive Vice President stated "This marks another major step towards completion of the certification training process." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140130/NY55640LOGO About Baltia Air Lines Baltia Air Lines, Inc. is a...

2014-07-22 12:22:03

DUBLIN, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Forklift Trucks Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 A forklift truck, also known as fork truck, lift truck, or forklift, is widely used to lift and move materials within a warehouse or for loading and unloading trucks. They form an essential part of the supply chain market. Forklifts have a lifting capacity of up to 48 tons and up to...

2014-07-22 12:21:59

ARLINGTON, Va., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index declined 0.8% in June, following a revised 0.9% gain the previous month. In June, the index equaled 128.6 (2000=100) versus 129.6 in May. The index is off 1.9% from the all-time high in November 2013 (131.0). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO Compared with June 2013, the SA index increased 2.3%, down from May's 3.3%...

2014-07-22 12:21:56

PITTSBURGH, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement today after the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) voted to proceed on the USW's antidumping and countervailing duty petitions against passenger vehicle and light truck tire imports from China. The ITC's vote comes a week after the Department of Commerce (DOC) initiated an investigation on imports of these products per the USW petitions. The petitions...

2014-07-22 12:21:53

DUBLIN, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global In-vehicle Sensors Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 In-vehicle sensors are semiconductor components that gather and process information and provide input to the control systems of the vehicle. In-vehicle sensors form an essential component of electronic control systems performing various functions in vehicles. They control engine...

2014-07-22 12:21:36

Other Upcoming Product by ARC Labs Also to be Demonstrated ARLINGTON, Va., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Next week at the 2014 GBTA Convention, ARC will demonstrate the recently announced version of FareSight that is now available to all corporate travel managers, regardless of whether their organization is ARC accredited, has a dedicated ARC number through its travel management company or books air travel independently. Demonstrations will take place at ARC's booth (#2413) during...


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The History of 3D Printing
2013-09-20 10:14:26

Three-dimensional printing, also known as additive manufacturing, is the process of using additives to form solid 3D objects of virtually any shape from a digital model. This is achieved using specially formulated additives, such as plastics, that are formed into successive layers of material typically laid down on a platform in different shapes. 3D printing is uniquely distinct from a more traditional 3D sculpting technique, which relies on the removal of layers (subtractive manufacturing)...

The History Of Robotics
2013-09-08 10:48:36

Robotics is a branch of technology that deals with the design, construction, operation and application of robots and autonomous systems, as well as the computer systems that power such devices, including control, sensory feedback and information processing. Robots are typically designed as automated machines that can take the place of humans. Most robotic machines can be seen in manufacturing lines, such as widely used in the auto industry. Robots are also utilized to replace humans in...

Flip or Clamshell
2012-07-01 22:49:47

The flip or clamshell is a form factor found mainly in cellphones in the electronics market. There are typically two distinct sections of the device that fold together via a hinge. When the device is open, it is up and ready to be used, and provides more surface area then when closed. When the unit is closed, the interface components such as keys and display are protected and the device is shorter, making for easier to be carried and stored. A disadvantage of the flip unit is the connecting...

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2010-10-26 18:29:03

A paper clip is a thin wire in a looped shape that uses elasticity and strength of its construction materials to compress and hold pieces of paper together. Other types of clips use a two piece clamping system. Recent innovations are multi-colored plastic-coated paper clips. The first patent for a bent wire paper clip was awarded to Samuel B. Fay in 1867. He wanted it to be used for attaching tickets to fabric originally. His design, however, is not really reminiscent to the modern...

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2010-10-11 21:16:18

Liquid Paper, a brand of the Newell Rubbermaid Company, is a type of correction fluid used to fix typewriting in the past and now handwriting mistakes. Bette Nesmith Graham created the first correction fluid in 1951. Since she worked as a typist she made many mistakes and wanted to correct them, so she started with tempera paint and created what she called Mistake Out. She even provided her co-workers with bottles that had the brand name on it. Soon Graham was fired from her typist job...

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Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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