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2014-01-17 23:03:45

The home alarm system experts at AlarmSystemReport.com have completed their annual reviews and have launched their 2014 list of the best wireless alarm system companies to help consumers quickly compare the leading companies before making a decision to buy a wireless alarm system for their home. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 AlarmSystemReport’s 2014 Best Wireless Alarm System Companies list provides a boatload of information about the leading wireless alarm systems in the...

2013-11-18 23:22:44

Winter is a great time to do a few preventative maintenance tasks to ensure a home remains safe and energy efficient. The home alarm specialists at AlarmSystemReport.com have created a list of the best home winterization tips. Charlotte, North Carolina (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 Winter means a big drop in temperatures, and it also means it’s time to do some work around the house. Winterizing a home can make it safer, more comfortable and more energy efficient. The professionals at...

2013-11-15 23:19:40

A smoke detector can be one of the most valuable safety devices in a home. The professionals at AlarmSystemReport.com have created a list of tips for consumers to utilize when purchasing home smoke detectors. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 No home should be without smoke detectors—they are one of the best ways to protect a family, and they’re an absolute necessity that all too many homeowners overlook in their safety and security preparations. Many home alarm system...

2013-11-01 23:24:06

More than 3,000 people die in house fires every year and 65% of these deaths result from fires in properties without working smoke alarms. Alarmreminders.com today launches a safety campaign to reduce these tragic, needless deaths. San Diego, California (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Alarmreminders.com is the most effective smoke alarm safety campaign ever developed. It is a very simple, free, life-saving strategy - a smoke alarm reminder service. There is a death in a house fire every 3...

Fire Detection Satellite Designed By UC Berkeley Scientists
2013-10-22 12:24:33

University of California, Berkeley Improved and cheaper sensors, faster analysis software make satellite feasible As firefighters emerge from another record wildfire season in the Western United States, University of California, Berkeley, scientists say it's time to give them a 21st century tool: a fire-spotting satellite. Such a satellite could view the Western states almost continuously, snapping pictures of the ground every few seconds in search of hot spots that could be newly...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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