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2014-12-19 08:23:29

New Yorkers are able to buy through digital stores in special locations within the city and at the back of 8,000 yellow cabs NEW YORK, December 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

2014-12-19 08:21:45

SANTIAGO, Chile, Dec.

2014-12-19 08:21:35

Tervita, LLC's Vertically Integrated Operations to Serve as Platform for Republic Services' Continued Growth in E&P Sector; Tervita Corporation to Focus on its Growing Canadian Operations

2014-12-19 08:21:28

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - BioAmber Inc.

2014-12-19 04:21:06

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y., Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- JMR Graphics is a leading designer of promotional car wraps and fleet graphics in the United States.

2014-12-19 04:20:54

NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Looking back to look forward, in 2010, the total market capitalization value of the 32 Parents that broke-up in that year was $131 Billion.

2014-12-18 23:11:13

The average price of metal boring machines has been rising moderately over the three years to 2014 due to rebounding demand; meanwhile, prices have also experienced moderate volatility due to

2014-12-18 23:11:11

Pros to Know awards recognize vending, micro market and related industry professionals who are promoting innovation and future growth. Portland, OR (PRWEB) December

2014-12-18 23:10:50

Worldwide spending on golf sponsorship is expected to total $1.65 billion in 2014, up 3.1 percent from 2013, according to IEG Research. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB)


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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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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
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.