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2008-12-22 16:33:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 22, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Supermodel Gisele Bundchen appeared at the Duracell Power Lodge in Times Square with members of her family to help in the final push to power the numbers 2-0-0-9, which will light up as the New Year's Ball drops. By pedaling on specially designed snowmobikes, the Bundchen family helped Duracell close in on its goal of collecting 230 pedaling hours, which will generate enough energy to illuminate the "2009" sign once the ball drops on New Year's Eve...

2008-12-03 15:36:00

BETHEL, Conn., Dec. 3, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Joined by actress Maggie Gyllenhaal, Duracell(R) today announced the winners of a nationwide search for five child Holiday Ambassadors -- ranging in age from six to 15 years old -- at an event in New York City. The Duracell Holiday Ambassadors will accompany Gyllenhaal, best known for her role in "The Dark Knight," to promote the Duracell Power A Smile(TM) campaign, which aims to spread the joy of powering up a gift for the first time to those...

2008-12-02 11:55:00

BETHEL, Conn., Dec. 2, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time ever, people can honestly say they helped power the New Year. Visitors to the Duracell Power Lodge in Times Square will have the opportunity to "put the pedal to the metal" and create the energy that will be used to fill batteries and power the iconic numerals 2-0-0-9 that light up as the New Year's Ball drops and the clock strikes midnight. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081202/CLTU089 ) To capture...

2008-09-15 09:00:48

Pure Energy Visions Corporation (TSX-V: PEV) (FRANKFURT: XYQ) ("Pure Energy" or the "Corporation"), the leading Canadian provider of environmentally responsible rechargeable battery products, reported today that it has secured business for its new cordless phone battery packs with two leading Canadian retailers. The product is being distributed through Sure-Gro Inc., Pure Energy's Canadian distributor. Shipments have already been made to one retailer with product expected on store shelves...


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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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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.