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2014-05-27 12:21:53

HELSINKI, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The industrial measurement specialists at ProtoRhino (http://www.protorhino.com/) are excited to announce the release of FlexRHINO DynaMat, a new device that will help engineers and researchers better understand the processes leading to material weakening and failure. DynaMat is unique in that it enables the observation of microscopic events, which have always been difficult, if not impossible, to detect in real-time. "The response to DynaMat...

Slow Earthquakes On San Andreas Fault Explained
2013-06-03 19:31:54

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution New Zealand´s geologic hazards agency reported this week an ongoing, “silent” earthquake that began in January is still going strong. Though it is releasing the energy equivalent of a 7.0 earthquake, New Zealanders can´t feel it because its energy is being released over a long period of time, therefore slow, rather than a few short seconds. These so-called “slow slip events” are common at subduction zone faults...

2012-09-11 00:20:04

- The world's highest strength wire significantly suppresses breakdowns of temperature measuring instruments used in steel, semiconductor and glass manufacturing -Tokyo, Sept 11, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - Tanaka Holdings Co., Ltd. (a company of Tanaka Precious Metals, Head office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President & CEO: Hideya Okamoto) today announced that Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K. (Head office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President & CEO: Hideya Okamoto), which operates the Tanaka Precious...

2012-07-31 23:01:53

Crowdfunding on Kickstarter garnered more than $70,000 and sparked nationwide excitement, just enough to say “Action!” Filming began on June 25, and CREEP! filmmakers are nine days into a 35-day schedule. Colorado Springs, Colo. (PRWEB) July 31, 2012 CREEP! - a dark comedy, docu-drama about the making of the The Creeping Terror — is nine days through its 35-day production schedule that began on June 25. In May, CREEP! filmmakers met their Kickstarter goal and raised more...

2010-04-08 14:42:00

LOS ANGELES, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) today announced it has signed a world-wide publishing deal with front-man Scott Weiland and renewed/extended their exclusive, publishing administration agreement with Stone Temple Pilots' brothers Robert DeLeo (bass guitar, vocals) and Dean DeLeo (guitar), and Eric Kretz (drums, percussion). The publishing deal encompasses the band's entire catalogue, including their upcoming self-titled, sixth-studio album which...

2009-06-15 16:47:30

MIT civil engineers have for the first time identified what causes the most frequently used building material on earth "” concrete "” to gradually deform, decreasing its durability and shortening the lifespan of infrastructures such as bridges and nuclear waste containment vessels.In a paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) online Early Edition the week of June 15, researchers say that concrete creep (the technical term for the time-dependent...

2009-04-23 22:30:00

An Oregon identity thief who wrote songs about his exploits was sentenced to 13 years in prison because of his long criminal record and lack of remorse. Stephen Rowell, 28, who adopted the alias The Mailman, had a folder of songs in his home when police searched it, along with more prosaic evidence like credit card numbers, The Portland Oregonian reported Thursday. One song described his methods. "Here's a hustle you may recognize from before. Shhh, be quiet, while I creep to this front...

2009-01-14 16:38:00

2CD 'Collectors Editions' and Limited Edition 2CD+DVD 'Special Collectors Editions' of Pablo Honey, The Bends and OK Computer Add Demos, Live Recordings, TV Performances and Other Rarities to Original Albums HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 24, Radiohead's first three studio albums, Pablo Honey (1993), The Bends (1995) and OK Computer (1997) will be released by Capitol/EMI in expanded "Collectors Edition" and limited edition "Special Collectors Edition" packages. Each...

Word of the Day
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'