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2011-08-11 12:11:52

A revolutionary material that will replace steel in warhead casings will bring added lethality and increase the likelihood of a hit on an enemy target, the Office of Naval Research (ONR) announced August 10. By combining several metals with standard manufacturing techniques, High-Density Reactive Material (HDRM) has the potential to dramatically increase the explosive impact of most weapons with little or no compromise in strength or design. Unlike conventional munitions, the innovative...

2011-07-22 00:01:01

Data Devices International announces the introduction of the "3 IN 1" Top Security Paper, DVD, and CD Shredder with Automatic Oiler. The machine offers Level 6 Security in a compact, rugged steel cabinet design to shred all "Top Secret" government classified documents and discs. The dual shredder design combines the latest electromechanical technology to destroy every kind of U.S. Government classified records to the smallest possible particle size for complete security. An easy-to-use LED...

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...


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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
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.