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Fear Factor - New Survey Reveals What Scares Americans The

Fear Factor - New Survey Reveals What Scares Americans The Most

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If the idea of walking alone at night scares you, you’re not alone – in fact, a new comprehensive nationwide poll on what strikes fear into the hearts of Americans has found that it is...

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2014-10-23 12:21:31

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20030904/USCSCLOGO Recall Summary Name of Product: All-Terrain Vehicles Hazard: Components in the front gear case can fail, posing a risk of loss of control and crash hazard. Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ATVs and contact an Arctic Cat dealer to schedule a free repair. Consumer Contact: Arctic Cat at (800) 279-6851 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through...

2014-10-23 12:21:22

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- 2015 Chrysler 200 mid-size sedan earns five stars overall, the highest possible score in NHTSA's safety rating program -- Approximately 65 percent of all-new Chrysler 200's body structure consists of hot-stamped, high-strength, advanced high-strength and boron steels for greater strength -- 2015 Chrysler 200's 60 available safety and security features are the most in its class --...

2014-10-23 08:39:13

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- M/I Homes, Inc. (NYSE:MHO) announces the following Webcast: What: M/I Homes, Inc. Announces Third Quarter Earnings Webcast When: October 23, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time Where: http://www.mihomes.com How: Live over the Internet --Simply log on to the web at the address above. If you are unable to participate during the live webcast, the call will be archived on the Web site...

2014-10-23 08:35:16

Motivating proactive action against flooding damage is a challenging sell, but the makers at HydroGuard seek to take on the fight LONDON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- HydroGuard, the world's first adjustable flood defence system, launched an Indiegogo Campaign to fund the startup costs of production on September 17. While motivating proactive action from a world that is largely reactive to flooding issues has proved a challenge, the team has extended the campaign to run until...

2014-10-23 08:25:35

Hubbell Power Systems, Inc. Steel Piling Provides Elevation Support in Coastal Flood Zones DELANCO, N.J., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hubbell Power Systems, Inc., in partnership with Danbro Distributors, announces its FEMA-approved solution for flood plains: The Sandy Solution(TM). The Sandy Solution(TM) aligns the CHANCE HELICAL PULLDOWN® Micropile, the industry's leading steel helical pile manufacturer, with Danbro Distributors, the foremost distributor of steel helical piles in...

2014-10-22 23:14:58

Paul BJ Ransbury, The President of Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT) Provider Aviation Performance Solutions (APS), Joins the NBAA Safety Committee - Loss of Control In-flight (LOC-I) is the Leading Cause of Fatalities Across All Sectors of Aviation; Effectively Delivered UPRT Reduces the LOC-I Threat to Air Safety through Pilot Knowledge and Skill Development. Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Aviation Performance Solutions (APS) announced today at NBAA 2014 that its...

2014-10-22 23:12:21

Pharmaceutical and medical device company, Endo International, agrees to settlement in an effort to resolve lawsuits involving its vaginal-mesh implants. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 A settlement involving medical device company, Endo International, was recently reached to resolve lawsuits alleging its vaginal-mesh implants are the cause of organ damage and other injury. Flood Law Group, LLP, a nationally esteemed personal injury law firm, has been closely following the...

2014-10-22 23:11:51

Upcoming Courses Aim to Reduce Accidents Associated with One of the Most Hazardous Construction Operations Dublin, CA (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 The OSHA Training Center at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District, the only authorized OSHA Training Institute Education Center in Northern California, has announced the addition of safety courses designed to raise awareness and reduce accidents associated with trenching and excavation on construction worksites. The courses are based on...

2014-10-22 23:10:33

Connecticut League for Nursing Annual Student Nurses Day is November 5, 2014 Fairfield, CT (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Sacred Heart University has become the event sponsor for the Connecticut League for Nursing's 34th Annual Student Nurses Day, which takes place at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville, Conn., on Wednesday, November 5. The Connecticut League for Nursing provides nursing students with resources and support while they pursue a nursing degree. In addition, it promotes continual...

2014-10-22 23:07:06

Innovative Tactic Follows Forced Removal of Activists of the Minneapolis Building and Construction Trades Council from Mall Property Minnetonka, MN (October 22, 2014) (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 With Halloween around the corner, plenty of malls are decked out in spooky displays, but unions say something really scary is happening at Ridgedale Center, and they’re taking to social media to warn the public. Local unions announced today the launch of a new mobile messaging “Shop at Your Own...


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Irazú Volcano
2014-10-04 18:35:23

Irazú Volcano, known as Volcán Irazú in Spanish, is an active stratovolcano that is located in Costa Rica. The origin of the volcano’s name is unknown, but it is thought to be a variant of the word Iztarú, which is the name of a village that was near the volcano, or a mixture of the words ara, meaning point, and tzu, meaning thunder. It is locally known as The Colossus due to large past eruptions. This volcano is located within Irazú Volcano National Park, which holds montane forests...

Rincón de la Vieja
2014-10-04 18:29:11

Rincón de la Vieja is an active complex volcano that is located in northwestern Costa Rica. Its name, meaning The Old Woman's Corner, refers to a legend that says that a woman’s lover was thrown into the volcano by her father, after which she lived on the volcano as a recluse. This volcano reaches 6,286 feet in elevation and is the tallest volcano in Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park. Visitors were once permitted to climb up to the crater, but a recent eruption caused this area to...

Cotopaxi
2014-10-04 18:16:10

Cotopaxi is an active stratovolcano that is located in Ecuador and is part of the Pacific Ring of Fire. This volcano, reaching an elevation of 19,347 feet above sea level, is the second tallest volcano in Ecuador and one of the tallest active volcanoes in the world. The origin of its name is unknown, but some sources say that it means Neck of the Moon in the language of the indigenous people and it has been considered sacred in their culture. Cotopaxi is shaped like a cone that is almost...

Mount Hudson
2014-10-04 18:07:58

Mount Hudson, also known as Volcán Hudson, is an active stratovolcano that is located in southern Chile, named after 9th-century Chilean Navy hydrographer Francisco Hudson. Its summit, which is covered in glaciers, holds a caldera that was created from a large eruption that occurred in 4750 BCE or 1890 BCE. Based on evidence found at the Los Toldos archaeological site, it is thought that the early eruption destroyed most settlements in the area at that time. Modern eruptions occurred in...

Karthala
2014-10-04 18:01:05

Karthala, also known  as Mount Karthala, is an active shield volcano that is located in the island nation of Comoros. Along with a smaller shield volcano, this volcano makes up the largest island in the archipelago known as Grande Comore and it reaches an elevation of 7,746 feet. It is one of the most active volcanoes in the area, erupting at least twenty times since the beginning of the nineteenth century. These eruptions have mostly affected the volcano’s caldera, leaving the majority of...

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