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2014-06-26 23:12:13

The Safety Track Connected Car Platform is a technology platform that transforms any vehicle into a fully internet connected car. Its ultimate purpose is to enable drivers to be smarter, safer, greener and more productive on the road. Belleville, MI (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Safety Track a leading GPS Fleet Management provider announced today the addition of its new Connected Car solution. A connected car is a car that is equipped with internet access, and usually also with a wireless local...

2014-06-26 23:10:38

NFPA-compliant device secures wired or wireless communication headsets against emergency maneuvers. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Firecom, the leading provider of communication equipment for the fire and rescue industry, today announced receipt of a patent for its headset hanger hook designed to retain equipment during emergency maneuvers. The company developed the hanger hook in response to revisions to National Fire Protection Association Standard 1901 that mandates securing...

2014-06-26 23:04:05

Top San Diego pain management clinic, Sorrento Valley Pain, is now offering over 25 pain relief treatments. The therapies are provided by Board Certified San Diego pain management doctors, chiropractors and physical therapists, and include both medical and interventional treatments. San Diego, California (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Top San Diego pain management clinic, Sorrento Valley Pain, is now offering over 25 pain relief treatments. The therapies are provided by Board Certified San Diego...

2014-06-26 23:01:17

The American Institute of Architects Foundation (AIAF) has selected NJIT to be the site of a Regional Resilience Design Studio, whose mission is to design and build resilient structures and communities across the Northeast. newark, n.j. (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 The American Institute of Architects Foundation (AIAF) has selected NJIT to be the site of a Regional Resilience Design Studio, whose mission is to design and build resilient structures and communities across the Northeast. The AIAF,...

2014-06-26 20:21:02

The 2014 fire season in Southern California will be historically long and intense, underlining the importance of Global Fire Technologies, Inc.'s preventive efforts LOS ANGELES, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a desert climate like ours, defense against uncontrolled fire is always a top priority. That's why, for preventative fire monitoring, inspection and fire alarm installation, Tujunga and Greater Los Angeles-based property owners and building managers regularly turn to Global...

2014-06-26 16:22:14

YORK, Pa., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Voith Turbo North America has been recognized by its parent company, Voith GmbH, for reaching 1,000 days without a lost time accident, based on the company's key performance indicators. The recognition is for Voith Turbo facilities and workers across U.S., Canada, and Mexico. The company officially reached the mark on June 26th, 2014; it has also reached over one million hours worked since a lost time accident. "Safety is a top priority across...

2014-06-26 16:20:53

ST. LOUIS, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the start of hurricane season, Enterprise Rent-A-Car once again is prepared and ready to support the insurance industry and local disaster recovery efforts. In fact, the Enterprise network - with more than 5,500 offices located within 15 miles of 90 percent of the U.S. population - is uniquely positioned to quickly respond to the needs of thousands of communities whenever disasters strike....

2014-06-26 16:20:49

LEWIS CENTER, Ohio, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Model aircraft have been operated safely in the United States for well over 75 years. With the guidance of longstanding, comprehensive safety rules from the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA), the world's leading community based organization, hundreds of thousands of hobbyists young and old have learned about aviation, new technologies, and gained technical skills while enjoying a wholesome hobby in the outdoors. The joy and fun of...

2014-06-25 23:17:08

Developed by Anthony Alayon, 101 Toxic Food Ingredients PDF is a newly updated program that equips users with a full understanding of toxic food ingredients and alternative healthy foods. A full 101 Toxic Food Ingredients PDF review on the site abb2u.com will test whether this program is helpful or not. (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Developed by Anthony Alayon,101 Toxic Food Ingredients PDF is a newly updated program that equips users with a full understanding of toxic food ingredients and...

2014-06-25 23:16:27

Celebrates Briar Forest Facility with Donation to Westside High School Lewisville, Texas (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room opened its new Briar Forest facility at 7 a.m. today. The facility is First Choice Emergency Room’s 37th facility systemwide and 14th facility in Houston. The new Briar Forest facility is located at 1717 Eldridge Parkway, Houston, Texas 77077 and is open 24-7. “Our experienced clinical team is committed to delivering the highest quality emergency...


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Mercury Park Lane 1959
2014-04-17 12:46:27

Mercury automobiles was a brand of vehicles as a subsidy of the Ford Motor Company. It was established by the Edsel Ford in 1938. The Mercury brand was a luxury vehicle placed between the high end Ford and the base Lincoln models. In 1945, Mercury became half of the Lincoln division until it was phased out in 2011. The last Mercury produced was a Grand Marquis which left the assembly line on January 4, 2011. From 1958 to 1960, Edsel brand models were part of the Lincoln-Mercury group. The...

Hualālai
2014-04-10 12:06:55

Hualālai is a dormant shield volcano that is located on the island of Hawaii and is one of five volcanoes that form the island. It reaches an elevation of 8,271 feet and is thought to have emerged from the sea about 300,000 years ago, making it the third youngest volcano on the island. Its shape is rough compared to younger volcanoes and it holds three rift zones that are covered with over one hundred cinder cones and spatter cones. Although it does not hold a caldera at its summit, it does...

Zubair Group
2014-04-10 10:08:46

Zubair Group, also known as Zubayr Group or Al Zubair Group, is a chain of volcanic islands belonging to Yemen that are located on top of a shield volcano in the Red Sea. Zubair Group The largest island, known as Zubair, is among the youngest islands, which also include Saba, Saddle, and Haycock. The shield volcano underneath the islands began a period of eruptions and eventually quieted down, followed by a period of explosive and effusive eruptions that formed the islands that are present...

Kohala
2014-04-10 10:03:58

Kohala is an extinct shield volcano that is located on the island of Hawaii and reaches an elevation of 5,480 feet. It is one of five volcanoes that comprise the island of Hawaii and is thought to be about one million years old, although it only emerged from the sea about 500,000 years ago. Because its last eruption is thought to have occurred about 120,000 years ago, based on studies conducted on hardened lava flows, this volcano is not thought to pose a threat to inhabitants on the island....

Askja
2014-04-09 16:13:20

Askja is an active stratovolcano that is located in the isolated central highlands in Iceland. It reaches an elevation of 4,974 feet and its name literally means caldera, or box, in the Icelandic language. The area can only be reached during a period of a few months and because it located in the rain shadow of the Vatnajökull glacier to the northeast, it only receives 17.7 inches of rain per year. One of Askja’s smaller craters holds a lake known as Öskjuvatn, which is often frozen over...

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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.