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2011-07-21 14:07:26

New study aids understanding of force required for creating injury Engineers at the University of Leicester have for the first time created a way of measuring how much force is used during a stabbing using a broken bottle. The advance is expected to have significant implications for legal forensics. A team from the University has conducted a systematic study of the force applied during a stabbing and come up with the first set of penetration force data for broken glass bottles. This work has...

2011-07-07 00:00:29

Meets Growing Demand for Services Gainesville, VA (PRWEB) July 06, 2011 TrueShred, the DC Area's rapidly growing on-site paper shredding company, has purchased another new shredding truck. The acquisition of the Alpine EVO 720 Shredding Truck from Alpine Shredders Ltd., Kitchener, Ontario, was "essential to meet the growing demand for our services," said Jason R. Knight, Co-Founder of TrueShred. The newest addition to the TrueShred fleet offers the ability to maneuver tight streets in more...

2011-05-06 08:07:00

SYRACUSE, N.Y., May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) recently delivered its 2,000th Symphony jamming system to help protect allied convoys and soldiers in Afghanistan and Iraq from the threat of remotely-detonated improvised explosive devices (IEDs). Able to simultaneously jam select or multiple electronic signals used to trigger a radio-controlled (RC) IED, the Symphony RC-IED Defeat system is the only jammer of its kind approved by the U.S. government for foreign...

2011-04-22 15:56:00

TAMPA, Fla., April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 3,000 people lined their cars around the Florida Westfield Mall parking lots in Countryside, Citrus Park and Brandon on Saturday (April 16, 2011), all waiting for their turn to send their important documents through Proshred's secure mobile shredders. In less than eight-hours, the Proshred shredding trucks securely destroyed thousands of documents producing 94,000 pounds of paper for recycling. "It is obvious that people are...

2011-03-04 00:00:28

Secure, Environmentally Friendly Onsite Document Shredding in the Greater Atlanta area and Georgia will now benefit the Childhood Autism Foundation. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 3, 2011 In an effort to assist with the fundraising endeavors of CADEF: The Childhood Autism Foundation, Eagle Secure Shredding and CADEF have partnered to allow companies to use their shredding programs to benefit the Childhood Autism Foundation. The Childhood Autism Foundation is an organization whose primary...

2010-11-02 00:00:37

Shred Truck manufacturing process exposed on popular cable show Silver Spring MD (PRWEB) November 1, 2010 ALPINE SHREDDERS LIMITED, the industry leading mobile shredding equipment manufacturer, will be featured and have its manufacturing process profiled on the very popular cable television program "How It's Made." "How It's Made," shown exclusively on the Discovery Channel network, is a very popular show that seeks to demystify how complex and simple products and items are made. From...

2010-10-25 07:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) has received orders from the U.S. Army's Program Manager for Maneuver Ammunition Systems (PM-MAS) for nearly 300 million rounds of the new M855A1 Enhanced Performance Round (EPR). The EPR is an enhanced version of the M855 5.56mm cartridge, used by U.S. troops since the early 1980s. ATK is producing the new cartridge at the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant in Independence, Mo. ATK produced the initial 20 million rounds of M855A1, which...

2010-10-19 07:37:16

Data Killers Launches New Trucks and Locations Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 19, 2010 Data Killersis now nationwide with three new locations in Chicago, Sacramento and Dallas in addition to the Washington D.C. headquarters. Each location has full mobile shredding services which can shred a variety of items including hard drives, tapes, products, equipment and military gear. "Our new mobile shredding trucks each contain powerful four-shaft shredders with several screen sizes to control...

2010-09-26 09:00:00

BEIJING, Sept. 26 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Frbiz.com one of China's leading B2B search platforms, reports on a rise in China's pork prices. From July this year, pork prices were at an all-time low. Now in the second half of September, domestic pork prices are 12.60 RMB/kg -- compared with the same period of last year, registering a rise of 3.6%. Affected by the pork price pull, chicken prices compared with June rose about 20%. Since August, the price has been hovering above 12 RMB. The rise...

2010-06-03 08:30:00

DALLAS, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Shred-it, an information security company that provides secure information destruction services worldwide, is pleased to offer free copier hard drive destruction to every healthcare organization that becomes Shred-it's client in 2010. Shred-it will destroy up to 100 hard drives, a potential value of $1,200. "Healthcare administrators selling or disposing of used photocopying machines may inadvertently do so without removing and securely destroying the hard...


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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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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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