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2011-01-01 00:18:30

Smart Power Lab to be deployed across the country in 2011 to provide power relief for areas recovering from natural disasters Bethel, CT (PRWEB) December 31, 2010 For the third consecutive year, Duracell collected human-generated power to light the 2011 numerals during the New Year's Eve Ball drop ceremony in Times Square. Since the Smart Power Lab opened November 30, thousands of consumers and an array of celebrity VIP pedalers have ridden Power Rovers to generate energy, which powered...

2010-12-31 00:00:59

Human-Generated Power to Light 2011 Numerals Third Consecutive Year in Times Square on New Year's Eve Bethel, CT (PRWEB) December 30, 2010 The Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter, Cee Lo Green, visited the Duracell Mobile Smart Power Lab to help in the final pedal for energy collection that will light the 2011 numerals during the New Year's Eve Ball drop ceremony in Times Square. Since the Smart Power Lab opened November 30, thousands of consumers and an array of celebrity pedalers have...

2010-12-19 00:26:44

Human-Generated Power to Light New Year's Eve 2011 Numerals for Third Consecutive Year in Times Square Bethel, CT (PRWEB) December 17, 2010 Carla Hall, Bravo's "ËœTop Chef All Stars' participant, got in the holiday spirit today by giving some of her energy to help power the New Year at the Duracell Mobile Smart Power Lab in Madison Square Park in New York City. Carla also provided fellow pedalers with recipe cards for her holiday versions of Pumpkin Bisque and Parmesan Shortbread....

2010-12-09 15:58:00

BETHEL, Conn., Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The mobile Duracell Smart Power Lab continued its tour of New York City today with a visit to one of New York's centers of fashion, the Meatpacking District. Carson Kressley, Robert Verdi, Tinsley Mortimer, Joey Wolffer, Eric Goldstein, Charlotte Ronson, Richie Rich, and Jo Lance, not only helped welcome the mobile pop-up, but also jumped on Power Rovers to help Duracell light the 2011 numerals in Times Square on New Year's Eve. (Photo:...

2010-11-30 16:01:00

BETHEL, Conn., Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Duracell announced today it will continue the tradition of powering the New Year by launching Smart Power Labs in New York that will allow people to donate their energy to light the 2011 numerals in Times Square on New Year's Eve. Visitors can ride Duracell Power Rovers at multiple locations, including inside the Times Square Visitor Center, and aboard a pop-up Mobile Smart Power Lab which will visit locations across New York City through the...

2010-08-17 08:00:00

BETHEL, Conn., Aug. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent IPSOS poll conducted on behalf of Duracell, found that 70 percent of parents say their children need more items than what is included on the list provided by the school. Pencils, notebooks and backpacks are all staples on a back to school shopping list, however, two-thirds of parents surveyed say electronic devices are increasingly becoming part of their back to school purchases. To help power these devices, the survey found that more...

2009-12-30 13:19:00

BETHEL, Conn., Dec. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Actress Gabourey Sidibe, star of the film "Precious," visited the Duracell Smart Power Lab to mark the meeting of the power generation goal to light the 2010 numerals during the New Year's Eve Ball drop ceremony in Times Square. Since the Power Lab opened Nov. 23, thousands of consumers and an array of celebrity VIP pedalers have ridden Power Rovers to generate more than 32,000 watt hours of energy, which will power the 2010 numerals for at...

2009-11-19 14:41:00

BETHEL, Conn., Nov. 19, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Joined by a host of special VIP pedalers, visitors to New York City today helped Duracell kick off the energy collection that will power the lighting of the iconic 2010 numerals on New Year's Eve during a special sneak peek in Times Square. The company unveiled specially-designed Power Rovers that will be featured in the Duracell Smart Power Lab, which officially opens November 23, 2009, at the Charmin Restrooms in the heart of Times Square....

2009-07-09 10:00:00

BETHEL, Conn., July 9, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Duracell unveiled the latest broadcast commercials this month in its highly successful "Trusted Everywhere" advertising campaign. The 30-second and 15-second television spots depict the life-saving work of Air Life Denver, an emergency rescue transport service that uses a variety of vehicles including helicopters as well as high-tech personal devices to rescue families affected by severe weather. This year's campaign will also feature a 60-second...

2009-03-10 10:00:00

BETHEL, Conn., March 10, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to assuring battery buyers about product quality, Duracell has always led the way by providing a money back guarantee so consumers can be confident that the heart of their devices are getting the best power value for the money. Now, Good Housekeeping magazine is recognizing Duracell with the Good Housekeeping Seal. Only products that have been evaluated and accepted by the Good Housekeeping Research Institute can earn the Seal,...


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2010-12-03 15:57:54

A foghorn, most often used in foggy conditions, is a device that uses sound to warn vehicles of hazards. Generally the term is used in marine transport. When lighthouses are obscured the foghorn provides an audible warning of any dangers to ships. They have been used for hundreds of years with some of the initial ones being simple bells or gongs that were manually struck. Some lighthouses shot off cannons periodically in order to warn ships. Whistles were also used in the early days....

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