Latest Canadian inventions Stories

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.

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.

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.

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.

Latest Canadian inventions Reference Libraries

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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