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2013-06-27 23:38:17

According to the CDC, over 21,000 people are seen in hospitals yearly for BB wounds, of those 80 percent are less than 18 years of age. In the last year, Dayton Children's Hospital has seen 13 children with BB gun injuries and want to provide tips to parents on how to keep kids safe. Dayton, OH (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 “You’ll shoot your eye out” is a phrase most people laugh at because the popular movie A Christmas Story made the use of BB guns out to be a non-serious issue. In...

2013-05-30 23:26:01

As "life after death" books continue to be top best-sellers, the new book "We Don't Die - A Skeptic's Discovery of Life After Death" by Sandra Champlain, becomes a top seller on Amazon, giving readers access to belief in the afterlife, as well as tools to ease the pain caused by grief and ways to live an extraordinary life. Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 Experts say that humans all share the fear of dying. Currently, the New York Times best seller list has three books on life...

2013-05-09 23:42:41

Recently, Chris Miller owner of Thomas Miller Mortuary sits down with Aimee Rios of SoCal CEO Magazine to announce the launching of their new Cremation Society of Southern California. Their new service is offering unique, state-of-the-art cremation services to individuals across the country. Riverside, CA (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 “The reason we started the Cremation Society of Southern California came out of a need. Many of the families we were servicing had apprehension of where their...

Meteorite Fragments From The Tunguska Event
2013-05-05 06:19:14

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A Russian scientist has reportedly found meteorite or asteroid fragments potentially linked to a mysterious explosion that took place over Siberia more than 100 years ago. The Tunguska Event, as it is called, took place in June 1908. It featured a blast that was one thousand times more powerful than the Hiroshima atomic bomb and decimated approximately 80 million trees over an 800 square mile area, but resulted in only a single...

Scientists Raise Concerns Over Tsunami Debris Carrying Invasive Species
2013-03-10 08:25:22

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Two years after the earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan, researchers in the US and Canada are concerned about the possible damage that could be caused by invasive species that have found their way to North America on debris resulting from the 2011 disaster. According to UPI, experts in the northwest US and Canada are having difficulty determining whether or not marine life washing ashore on the debris will be a threat to...

2013-01-10 05:00:36

Aleratec introduces an automatic shredder that can shred up to 240 sheets of paper at a time without user intervention. With three times the capacity of the original RoboShredder the RoboShredder Plus makes it easier than ever to safely shred large quantities of confidential documents and data. Chatsworth, Calif. (PRWEB) January 09, 2013 Aleratec today introduced the RoboShredder Plus Auto Feed Paper Shredder, an automatic shredder which destroys up to 240 sheets of paper without user...


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2010-09-29 16:59:34

Dynamite, invented by Swedish chemist Alfred Nobel in 1867, is an explosive that harnesses the potential of nitroglycerin to explode. Normally it is sold in an 8 inch long stick and weighs about .6 pounds although other sizes do exist. TNT is usually the standard by which explosive power is gauged; however, dynamite actually has more than 60% greater energy density than TNT. Nitroglycerin dissolved in nitrocellulose and a small amount of ketone can form another type of dynamite. This type...

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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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