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2014-07-22 12:26:54

Only vendor top-rated for ease of deployment and use, features and functionality, and overall value CHICAGO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brandmuscle, a leading provider of local marketing automation software and services, has achieved the highest possible ratings in all categories in Gleanster's "2014 Localized Marketing Automation Gleansight Benchmark Report". http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130114/CL41982LOGO Brandmuscle was the only Localized Marketing Automation Technology...

2014-07-22 12:26:37

NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ogilvy PR Global CEO, Christopher Graves, has won the WPP Atticus Award in the category of Public Relations and Public Affairs. This is Graves' third Atticus Award, including the Atticus Grand Prix in 2012. WPP's prestigious Atticus Awards honor original thinking, research and writing related to communications services. They are open to all 175,000 WPP employees across more than 350 companies. For this year's honor, Graves crafted a piece...

2014-07-22 12:26:33

Analytical Tools and Operational Insights Earn Entercoms Highest Ranking for Innovation in Supply Chain Management Industry IRVING, Texas, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Entercoms, Inc., an operations and analytics company powering aftermarket supply chains, has been named to the "Winner's Circle" in the HfS SCM BPO Blueprint Report: Supply Chain Management BPO. The recent global study of the Supply Chain Management BPO industry recognized Entercoms' achievements in execution and innovation,...

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%...


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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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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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