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2014-04-18 12:23:44

ATLANTA, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes that May 19 is the application deadline for federal economic injury disaster loans available in Carter, Cocke, Greene, Johnson and Unicoi counties in Tennessee as a result of excessive rain and flooding beginning May 1, 2013....

2014-04-18 12:23:39

ATLANTA, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes that May 19 is the filing deadline for federal economic injury disaster loans available in Mississippi as a result of excessive rain and flooding beginning on Jan. 1, 2013. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110909/DC65875LOGO The...

2014-04-18 12:22:48

If you are active in healthcare real estate, or have an interest in this niche real estate sector, please join the most active and innovative firms on June 5 in Chicago CHICAGO, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Are you active or looking to become active in the exciting healthcare real estate niche? Join Greater Chicago & the Midwest region's most innovative healthcare real estate executives on June 5 for Healthcare & Real Estate 2014. This innovative new conference will shed...

2014-04-18 12:22:42

WASHINGTON, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An array of clinicians and advocates for Medicare patients, as well as home medical equipment providers, manufacturers, and trade groups, sharply oppose a proposal by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to expand the prices of goods and services under their bid procurement program to non-bid areas throughout the country, says the American Association for Homecare (AAHomecare). AAHomecare reviewed the public...

2014-04-18 12:22:01

New Fascinating eBook Goes Behind-The-Scenes of Superhero and Blockbuster Movies and the World Travel for Major Hollywood Studios NEW ORLEANS, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The fascinating new eBook created by a blockbuster feature film veteran, A BLOCKBUSTER LIFE!, releases on Kindle Select today. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140418/76411) If you're a fan of blockbusters, a fan of superhero films, a fan of visual effects or simply a fan of movies in...

2014-04-18 12:21:53

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the best spirit of the holiday weekend, Jim VanHavermaat (pictured) led employees of Duffey Petrosky and Embark Digital on a food drive for their local Gleaners Food Bank. The agencies exceeded their original 350-pound goal of nonperishable food items, collecting over 1,000 pounds of donated goods. The items were delivered to the nonprofit's Detroit branch on Thursday, April 17, 2014. Duffey Petrosky, a full-service marketing...

2014-04-18 12:20:55

BOULDER, Colo., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has been chosen by The Boeing Company as a Supplier of the Year for avionics from a group of 14,000 active suppliers in 16 categories from 50 countries around the globe. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130108/LA39163LOGO The 2013 award honored Ball's exceptional performance and contributions on antenna programs including the F/A-18 and Harpoon. The award was...

2014-04-18 08:23:07

WATERLOO, Ontario, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenText(TM) (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTC), the global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM), today announced its new office in Sao Paulo, Brazil to support its Latin America business operations. Located in one of Sao Paulo's key business areas, the office will serve as OpenText's South American hub. Additionally, the company has increased its workforce and opened a new satellite office in the capital city of Brasilia to further expand...

2014-04-18 08:23:03

BEIJING, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ChinaEdu Corporation (NASDAQ: CEDU) (the "Company"), a leading online educational services provider in China, today announced that, at an extraordinary general meeting held today, the Company's shareholders voted in favor of the proposal to approve the previously announced Agreement and Plan of Merger dated December 31, 2013 (the "Merger Agreement"), by and among the Company, ChinaEdu Holdings Limited ("Holdings") and ChinaEdu Merger Sub Limited...

2014-04-18 08:22:59

DUBLIN, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3mbltm/global_fiber) has announced the addition of the "Global Fiber Optic Sensor Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3mbltm/global_fiber ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The author forecasts the Global Fiber Optic Sensor Market to grow with a CAGR of 10.3 percent for the period...


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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...

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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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