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2014-12-18 23:07:25

According to Seattle-based PacketDrivers IT Outsourcing, an IT outsourcing company can act as the ‘12th man’ for businesses looking to spur on their team toward achieving their company’s

2014-12-18 23:07:03

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2014-12-18 23:07:00

NDB Accountants & Consultants continues its Texas expansion of service offerings to now include SOC 1 SSAE 16 Dallas TX auditor service for today's growing and fast-paced businesses within

2014-12-18 23:05:48

New Cision reports include“PR Tech: What’s in Store for 2015?” and “The Importance and Challenges of Global Brand Perception” Chicago, IL (PRWEB) December

2014-12-18 23:05:38

PriceMatch acquires PowerYourRoom and make it possible for their customers and new customers to benefit from value added features from PriceMatch Paris, France

2014-12-18 23:05:13

Guest Benj Arriola, the Vice President for SEO of Internet Marketing Inc, discusses marketing dollars for a local business and managing user-generated content to work in your favor on the radio

2014-12-18 23:05:07

Recognized as one of the top products of 2014, the Legal Publish® content management and marketing platform continues to help law firms strengthen their digital marketing efforts.

2014-12-18 23:04:33

Now homeowners can purchase a professionally installed and monitored security system through the company’s web site. PITTSBURGH, PA (PRWEB) December 18, 2014

2014-12-18 23:04:29

Michigan Municipal Services Authority announced today that it has joined MITN, one of BidNet's bid systems, that provides vendors with an easier and more economical way to access and compete

2014-12-18 23:04:19

Mediaplanet International has signed an agreement to acquire all of the shares in Appelberg, one of Sweden’s largest providers of content marketing.


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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
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'.