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2014-09-18 08:21:09

The DUDAD device promises to revolutionize the way truckers handle loading and unloading; This handy device allows truckers to rest more comfortably during the loading or unloading process, helping them get more sleep before long drives. MOORSEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The DUDAD is a device that audibly rather than visually notifies truck drivers that they are finished being loaded or unloaded. This device enables drivers to sleep longer, saving them valuable time....

2014-09-18 08:20:54

"Shift" rewards teens for spreading the word about distracted driving, the leading cause of teen death ERIE, Pa., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the most recent data from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, 16-19-year-olds are three times more likely to die in car crashes than people 20 and older. And car crashes remain the leading cause of death for teens in the U.S. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20041112/ERIELOGO Analysis by Erie Insurance shows how individual...

2014-09-17 23:16:00

Daniel S. Lann, MD, FACEP to Lead New Facility Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, named Daniel S. Lann, MD, FACEP as the Medical Director of its new Thornton-136th facility. “We are pleased to announce Dr. Lann as the facility medical director of our new Thornton facility,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room....

2014-09-17 23:12:29

New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman of The Perecman Firm supports a rule amendment regarding insurance coverage for people who participated in the 9/11 rescue, recovery and cleanup operations. New York , NY (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Recent data from the World Trade Center Health Program said there are nearly 3,000 cases of cancer among firefighters police officers, contractors and civilians who worked or lived near the destruction of the World Trade Center on September 11,...

2014-09-17 23:04:45

HydroGuard is now available for pre-order on the popular crowdfunding site Indiegogo for just 30 days LONDON (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Floods are among the costliest natural disasters that take place throughout the world, and just a small flood can wreak havoc on personal property, ruining treasured possessions and resulting in astronomical bills. Hannes Floto, personally affected by multiple floods, chose to embark on a journey to create a better solution for those who experience...

2014-09-17 23:02:28

Other-Sonic Ultrasound Gel Was Recalled In June 2012, After The Product Was Linked To An Outbreak of Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Infections at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan. Victims of this Pseudomonas Outbreak May Face Statute Of Limitations On Future Claims. Chicago IL (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 The Oliver Law Group P.C. is urging all victims of Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections allegedly caused by Non-Sterile Other-Sonic Ultrasound Transmission Gel to contact the Firm...

2014-09-17 23:01:06

Farar & Lewis LLP Announce New San Diego Car Accident Complimentary Consultation (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Farar & Lewis LLP, the premier car accident law firm, with offices in San Diego and Los Angeles, is pleased to announce it's all new complimentary consultation towards San Diego car accident personal injuries. Farar & Lewis LLP, is founded by Joel Farar, Justin Farar, and Adam Lewis. The law firm has over 30 years of combined experience, making it possible for Farar...

2014-09-17 20:20:14

CHICAGO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing issued the following statement today following House passage of a continuing resolution that temporarily reauthorizes the Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank: "Congress has left thousands of small, medium and large U.S. exporters and their workers in limbo until the middle of next year and this will likely negatively impact U.S. sales to foreign customers. We will continue to press Congress for a multi-year reauthorization of Ex-Im." Contact:...

2014-09-17 16:28:19

New York Construction Accident Lawyer Adnan Munawar, of Munawar & Andrews-Santillo, LLP commented on reports of construction stopping at the Atlantic Yards Complex in Brooklyn, allegedly due to design flaws NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to NBC New York, construction has been stopped at the Atlantic Yards in Brooklyn (Construction Halted on Atlantic Yards Complex, August 29, 2014). Apparently the Swedish construction firm Skanska stopped work at the...

2014-09-17 16:21:44

Announces Partnership with The Rockefeller Foundation WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro today launched a $1 billion National Disaster Resilience Competition. He was joined by Dr. Judith Rodin, President of The Rockefeller Foundation, in announcing that eligible states and localities can now begin applying for funds. Representatives from eligible communities will have the opportunity to attend...


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Arenal Volcano
2014-08-28 11:31:44

Arenal Volcano, also known as Volcán Arenal, is an active stratovolcano that is located in northwestern Costa Rica. It can be found in Arenal Volcano National Park and was one of Costa Rica’s most active volcanoes until 2010. This volcano has a small crater and several eruptive vents and is the youngest of all active volcanoes in Costa Rica. Arenal Volcano has produced some violent eruptions, including the eruption of 1968, which covered three villages, killed eighty-seven people, and...

Mount Nyiragongo
2014-08-28 11:22:30

Mount Nyiragongo is an active stratovolcano that is located in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. This volcano is part of the Virunga Mountains and is located in Virunga National Park. It reaches an elevation of 11,385 feet and has a crater that reaches 1.2 miles in width. This crater typically holds a lava lake that has varied between 2,000 and 10,660 feet in depth. It is not known how long this volcano has been active, but at least 34 eruptions have been recorded since 1882. Mount...

2014-08-28 11:14:31

Nevado del Ruiz, also known as La Mesa de Herveo, is an active stratovolcano that is located along the border of the Colombian territories, or departments, of Caldas and Tolima. It reaches an elevation of 17,457 and is shaped like a cone. This volcano is protected within Los Nevados National Natural Park, along with many other volcanoes, and it is a popular tourist destination. Winter activities like skiing are conducted here as well as hiking and fishing. Nevado del Ruiz is part of the...

Galeras
2014-08-28 10:56:28

Galeras is a stratovolcano that is located in Nariño, a Colombian controlled territory. This volcano, which reaches a height of 14,029 feet, is highly active and the most active volcano in Colombia. It primarily contains andesite and holds two calderas that were created by eruptions in the past 560,000 years. Although it is shaped like a horseshoe, eruptions have caused a cone shaped structure to build up in one of the calderas. It was labeled a Decade Volcano in 1991, despite its recent...

Chaitén
2014-08-28 10:38:21

Chaitén is a volcanic caldera that is located in southern Chile that reaches an elevation of 3,681 feet. It is thought that this volcano once held a rhyolite obsidian lava dome that reached 3,156 in height, but this was destroyed after its most recent eruption in 2008. In the past, this volcano has released grey obsidian, which was used by pre-Columbian cultures to make many objects, some of which have been found 250 miles away from the volcano. Chaitén experienced the beginning of a new...

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