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2013-02-15 23:02:40

Research and Markets announces the addition of "Cryogenic Equipment Market, by Industry Application, Cryogenic (Low Temperature) Liquid, & Product Type (Tank, Valve, Vaporizer & Pump) - Global Trends & Forecasts up to 2017" to its catalogue. (PRWEB) February 15, 2013 Cryogenic equipments are specially made equipments to handle liquefied gases. Liquefied gases are kept at very low temperature to maintain them in liquid state. The temperature required is below -150°C and known...

Liquid Nitrogen And Food: A Potentially Lethal Concoction
2012-10-09 12:10:05

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In the UK last week, an 18 year old woman's birthday celebration ended in emergency surgery to remove her perforated stomach. The cause: a cocktail prepared using liquid nitrogen. The tragedy has prompted an intense look at the use of liquid nitrogen in food and beverage preparation. Gaby Scanlon ingested the "correctly prepared Jagermeister drink made with liquid nitrogen" at her 18th birthday celebration. Shortly thereafter she...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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