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2014-08-21 16:25:57

-Teleconference to be Held on Friday, August 22, 2014 at 9:00 am EDT- BEIJING, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fuwei Films (Holdings) Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: FFHL) ("Fuwei Films" or the "Company"), a manufacturer and distributor of high-quality BOPET plastic films in China, today announced its unaudited financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Highlights -- Net sales during the second quarter ended June 30, 2014 were RMB70.0 million or US$11.3 million, compared to...

2014-08-21 16:25:52

BEIJING, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China New Borun Corporation (NYSE: BORN; "Borun" or the "Company"), a leading producer and distributor of corn-based edible alcohol in China, today announced its unaudited financial results for the second quarter of 2014. Mr. Jinmiao Wang, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Borun, commented on the results, "Although demand and average selling price for edible alcohol were solid in the first half of the second quarter, the market encountered an...

2014-08-21 16:25:48

NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aeropostale, Inc. (NYSE: ARO), a mall-based specialty retailer of casual apparel for young women and men, today reported results for the second quarter of fiscal 2014, and provided guidance for the third quarter of fiscal 2014. Second Quarter Performance For the second quarter of fiscal 2014, net sales decreased 13% to $396.2 million, from $454.0 million in the year ago period. Comparable sales, including the e-commerce channel, for the second quarter...

2014-08-21 16:25:44

AUGUSTA, Maine, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement today from USW District 4 Director John Shinn in response to Republican attacks on U.S. Congressman Mike Michaud's efforts in 2002 to protect jobs at Great Northern Paper in East Millinocket, Maine. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080131/DC12982LOGO "The latest Republican attack on gubernatorial candidate and Congressman Mike Michaud is so full of lies and...

2014-08-21 16:25:41

ATLANTA, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Home Depot®, the world's largest home improvement retailer, today announced that its board of directors declared a second quarter cash dividend of 47 cents per share. The dividend is payable on September 18, 2014, to shareholders of record on the close of business on September 4, 2014. This is the 110th consecutive quarter the Company has paid a cash dividend. The Home Depot is the world's largest home improvement specialty retailer, with...

2014-08-21 16:24:31

SOUTHWEST RANCHES, Fla., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bankers Healthcare Group, a leading national provider of financing for healthcare professionals, has once again been recognized on the annual Inc. 500|5000 list as one of America's fastest-growing organizations. This year's honor marks the eighth time BHG has made the list since 2005 when it debuted at no. 5 overall. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100301/NY62435LOGO "It's an honor to be recognized on the Inc. 500|5000...

2014-08-21 16:21:58

Results highlight 18 consecutive quarters of improvement TORONTO, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlantic Wind & Solar (OTC: AWSL) reports financial results on operations and records second quarter profit. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130904/NY73758LOGO The trend of higher sales and increased profitability continued, making this the 18th quarter of improvement. Atlantic more than doubled its sales (up 231%) from the previous year, and sales for the first 6 months of...

2014-08-21 16:21:56

VANCOUVER, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Wildcat Silver Corporation (TSX: WS) ("Wildcat" or the "Company") has closed the previously announced non-brokered private placement with the Chairman and CEO of the Company of 4.5 million units at C$0.45 per unit for gross proceeds of C$2 million. Each unit is comprised of one Wildcat common share and one common share purchase warrant exercisable into one additional Wildcat common share at a price of C$0.55 per Wildcat common share for a period...

2014-08-21 16:20:52

Enterprise Logistics Provider Cites Strategic Vision, Innovation and Client Retention as Drivers HICKORY, N.C., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Transportation Insight has solidified its position as one of the nation's fastest-growing and largest Enterprise Logistics Providers with its seventh consecutive appearance on the exclusive Inc. 500|5000 list of fastest-growing privately held companies in the United States. By appearing on the prestigious Inc. 500|5000 list seven straight...

2014-08-21 12:35:24

Achieving a 268% three-year growth rate in sales, Square Root is ranked 32 in the Austin-metro, the fourth city for fastest-growing businesses AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inc. magazine announced yesterday that Square Root, an Austin-based enterprise SaaS company, ranked 144 among software companies, 32 in the Austin-metro, on the 33rd annual Inc. 500|5000 list of the fastest-growing, private companies in America. Austin has 87 businesses selected for the list this...


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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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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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