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2014-10-22 20:20:21

ITASCA, Ill., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Parents with teen drivers now have a unique opportunity to follow a teen driving expert as she teaches her own son how to navigate the most dangerous time of his teen years. Kathy Bernstein Harris, senior manager of teen driving initiatives at NSC, is climbing into the passenger's seat with her 15-year-old son, and she's going to tell you all about it on the DriveitHOME.org blog....

2014-10-22 16:32:36

Attention Tech Writers & Consumer Reporters WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Chairman Elliot Kaye will announce the winners of the first-ever Consumer Product Safety Apps Challenge at a press event on Monday, October 27. CPSC challenged developers earlier this year to create apps to help consumers keep track of recalls and safety incidents. CPSC's goal is to find new ways to reach consumers with lifesaving recall...

2014-10-22 16:28:03

SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As fall arrives, so do drives in the country and drinking fresh-squeezed juices and cider. Unfortunately, serious outbreaks of foodborne illness, also called food poisoning, have been traced to drinking fruit and vegetable juices and cider that have not been processed to kill harmful bacteria. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reminds consumers to read the label carefully on juice or cider products they...

2014-10-22 12:26:05

Through In-Depth Coverage of Music, Television, Film, Art, Food and Travel, FLOOD Magazine Helps Readers Stay "Above The Current" LOS ANGELES, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FLOOD, www.FLOODmagazine.com, a new media property from the publishing and editorial creative behind FILTER Magazine, announced its official launch today. FLOOD Founder and Publisher Alan Sartirana made the announcement. Exceeding the high benchmark set by FILTER, FLOOD covers a broader scope of the cultural...

2014-10-22 12:25:48

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Trick-or-treaters will soon hit the streets for Halloween. Unpredictable elements like kids in costumes, neighborhood foot traffic, candles and mischief can increase the chances of an accident or mishap this time of the year. Fortunately, insurance can provide coverage for many possible Halloween-related disasters, including: -- Damage to your home or car due to Halloween mischief. Standard homeowners and renters...

2014-10-22 12:23:52

Governor Rick Perry Encourages Education Efforts to Improve Safety in Texas AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Texas Governor Rick Perry issued a proclamation commending efforts to enhance public safety and promote consumer awareness on the proper installation of yellow Corrugated Stainless Steel Tubing (CSST). Governor Perry also encouraged further education on the need to properly bond yellow CSST in houses that contain the product. Yellow CSST is a flexible...

2014-10-22 12:23:50

Company Recognized for Innovative Safety Program on GLNG Project GLADSTONE, Australia, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bechtel has been recognized for its commitment to safety on the GLNG plant project with a National Safety Award of Excellence from the National Safety Council of Australia. The awards are Australia's longest-running, independent recognition program that honors outstanding health and safety initiatives in the workplace. Bechtel is designing and building the GLNG...

2014-10-22 12:21:34

RICHARDSON, Texas, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Service King Collision Repair Centers (Service King), a multi-state operator of high-quality collision repair facilities and one of the fastest growing collision repair companies nationwide, announced today it has opened a new location in Orlando, Florida. This is Service King's third location in Orlando and ninth in the state of Florida. Located in south Orlando at 6163 S. Orange Blossom Trail, the new location will employ up to 35...

2014-10-22 12:21:18

2015 Honda Fit is a top safety pick at Allan Nott Honda in Lima, Ohio LIMA, Ohio, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Drivers looking for one of the top options in the compact hatchback segment will appreciate the versatility, fuel economy and overall safety of the 2015 Honda Fit at Allan Nott Honda in Lima, Ohio. Redesigned for the 2015 model-year, the Honda Fit is an excellent example of what consumers are looking for in a compact hatchback model and it provides owners with...

2014-10-22 12:21:15

Cadence Incisive platform enhanced with new fault injection verification management for functional safety compliance SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), a leader in global design innovation, today introduced its new automotive functional safety verification solution, which reduces the effort required by automotive designers to prepare for ISO 26262 compliance by up to 50 percent. An expansion to the Cadence(®)...


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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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