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2014-06-25 08:22:05

Auto insurance group offers discount to drivers that install text blocking devices. ATLANTA, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Good2Go®, specialists in offering minimum coverage auto insurance, announced that their Cell Phone Safety Discount is now available in Oregon. Customers will receive 5% off bodily injury, property damage, and collision coverage per vehicle when they install a device that blocks distracting cell phone functions such as text messaging, email, and Internet...

2014-06-25 08:20:42

Open-Platform Provides Fleets with Unmatched Flexibility to Measure the Risk Most Important to their Business, Accelerating Program Adoption and Results SAN DIEGO, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SmartDrive Systems, a leader in driving performance solutions that reduce collisions and improve fuel efficiency, today announced Custom Coaching and Scoring, the latest advancement to its safety program. With this powerful addition to SmartDrive's video-based safety program, fleets can easily...

2014-06-25 04:20:20

ABU DHABI, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International process safety experts are due to meet at the 6th Annual Process Safety Implementation Summit in Abu Dhabi this September. The 4-day annual event will provide case studies on key principles and issues to be taken into account when planning, implementing and maintaining an effective safety management system. http://www.oilandgasprocesssafety.com/news The conference, hosted by Oil and Gas IQ - a division of...

2014-06-24 23:15:32

Elliott Cohen, MD, FACEP Welcomed to His New Role Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, named Elliott Cohen, MD, FACEP as the Medical Director of its new Cedar Hill facility. “We are pleased to announce Dr. Cohen will be leading our Cedar Hill facility,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room. Dr. Cohen received his...

2014-06-24 23:12:56

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Safety Syringes Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Volume, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/retractable-safety-syringes.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Safety Syringes Market (Retractable Safety Syringes: Automatic Retractable...

2014-06-24 23:07:27

As companies focus on business continuity planning for impending hurricane season, premier technology and IT services provider offers comprehensive business continuity solutions that include dedicated work seats in Connecticut, New Jersey and New York. Shelton, Conn. (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 Cervalis, a premier and trusted provider of technology and IT services, today announced the availability of 600 dedicated work seats at its newest, and Connecticut’s largest, data center. The work area...

2014-06-24 23:06:05

The Telematics Update event Advanced Automotive Safety USA 2014 (July 8-9, Hotel Baronette Renaissance, Novi, MI) will see industry expert Grant Courville, director of product management at QNX Software Systems, a BlackBerry subsidiary, discuss the demand for advanced auto safety software. (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 As the automotive industry turns its eye to technology that will enable the autonomous vehicle, the necessity for more advanced software is clear. Advanced driver assistance...

2014-06-24 16:26:29

Satellite Solutions Ensure Emergency Preparedness, Response and Restoration GERMANTOWN, Md., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, today announced the availability of Hughes Emergency Solutions to help businesses and government offices prepare for the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season, which officially began June 1. The satellite solutions, which include emergency response, continuity of operations...

2014-06-24 16:25:43

ATLANTA, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that federal economic injury disaster loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes located in New Jersey as a result of the excessive rain, flooding, high winds and hail on May 22, 2014. The disaster declaration includes the following counties in New...

2014-06-24 16:25:39

ATLANTA, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that federal economic injury disaster loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes located in Delaware and Philadelphia counties in Pennsylvania as a result of excessive rain, flooding, high winds and hail on May 22, 2014....


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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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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.