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2014-08-17 23:02:56

Food Safety Testing Market provides analysis on the key players, technologies and developments in the food safety testing market. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/food-safety-365.html (PRWEB) August 17, 2014 According to new report “Food Safety Testing Market by Contaminants, Technology, Food Types & Geography - Global Trends & Global Forecast to 2018” defines and segments the global food safety testing market with analysis & forecasting of global revenue...

2014-08-16 12:20:17

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Night Vision System (NVS) and Driver Monitoring System (DMS) Market For Passenger Cars - by Geography - Trends and Forecasts 2014 - 2019" research report in its store. DALLAS, Aug. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Night Vision System (NVS) and Driver Monitoring System (DMS) Market is expected to drive in coming years as the increasing demand for premium cars in the European and Asia Pacific regions, mainly China, India and Japan. The major factor driving...

2014-08-16 12:20:16

DARTMOUTH, NS, Aug. 16, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to Grand Manan Island, New Brunswick, where a Piper PA31 was involved in a fatal accident. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence. The TSB is an independent agency that investigates marine, pipeline, railway and aviation transportation occurrences. Its sole aim is the advancement of transportation safety. It is not the function of the...

2014-08-15 23:06:26

Celebrates Grand Opening with Donation to Mesa Ridge High School Lewisville, Texas (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room opened its new Fountain facility at 7am today. The facility is located at 7890 Fountain Mesa Road, Fountain, Colorado and is open 24-7. “We have a beautiful facility and are looking forward to delivering the highest quality emergency medical care to Fountain and the surrounding communities,” said Dr. Chad Davis, Facility Medical Director of First...

2014-08-15 23:04:12

Malteser International announces $500k matching grant challenge. Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Malteser International is responding to the acute humanitarian crisis in Iraq, where hundreds of thousands of people – mainly Christian and other religious minorities – have fled persecution by the extremist group Islamic State (IS). The relief agency of the Sovereign Order of Malta announced today a pledge of $500,000 to match gifts from U.S. donors dollar for dollar. “Helping the...

2014-08-15 23:02:51

The total number of responders who have been diagnosed with cancer in the years since the 9/11 World Trade Center Attacks now exceeds 2,500. Port Washignton, New York (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Parker Waichman LLP, a personal injury law firm that has spent many years fighting to ensure that the heroes of 9/11 are never forgotten, comments that more than 2,500 Ground Zero workers have been diagnosed with cancer and that the number of responders who have been diagnosed has more than doubled in...

2014-08-15 16:20:27

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the past four months, CSX's Safety Train: Energy Preparedness Program, with rolling classrooms and specialized hands-on training, has trained more than 1,300 first responders from more than 250 organizations in more than a dozen cities and towns, in partnership with the Firefighters Training and Education Foundation. This enhanced training program offers fire fighters, police officers, emergency management professionals and other...

2014-08-15 12:22:42

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Employees at Peabody Energy's Cottage Grove Mine in Southern Illinois have reached a safety milestone, surpassing three years without an incident causing employees to miss a day of work. "Our employees at Cottage Grove have achieved a tremendous safety milestone, and one that inspires pride in all of us at Peabody," said Peabody President - Americas Kemal Williamson. "Safety is a core value, part of our mission and a way of life here. Our...

2014-08-14 23:10:46

The Edwards Law Firm interprets the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s most recent accident data from FedEx, UPS and Con-Way freight carriers for motorists across the country. TULSA, Okla. (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 The Edwards Law Firm’s truck accident attorneys have compiled data from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Motor Carrier Safety Measurement System (SMS) to provide motorists with accurate crash information among three of the nation’s top...

2014-08-14 23:10:23

Safety Services Company is releasing a new infographic to help raise employee awareness regarding the dangers of the roadway. Tempe, Ariz. (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Safety Services Company is offering employers a new infographic to help raise employee awareness regarding the dangers of the roadway. Motor vehicle-related incidents are consistently the leading cause of work-related fatalities in the United States. In fact, 36% of occupational fatalities reported by the Bureau of Labor...


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Villarrica
2014-08-19 11:03:54

Villarrica, also known as Rucapillán, is an active stratovolcano that is located in Chile and is protected within Villarrica National Park. This volcano is one of five known volcanoes to have a lava lake within its crater and it often produces strombolian eruptions that contain lava flows and incandescent pyroclasts. It is one of three volcanoes that occur along the Gastre Fault Zone, along with the less active Quetrupillán and Lanín volcanoes. During the Valdivia Interglacial, it...

Hoodoo Mountain
2014-08-19 10:23:50

Hoodoo Mountain is flat-topped stratovolcano that is located in British Columbia, Canada and is part of the Northern Cordilleran Volcanic Province and the Pacific Ring of Fire. It is thought to be potentially active and was named for the needle like projections that protrude from it. These lava spines, or hoodoos, reach heights of 492 feet, making it the most distinct mountain in that area of the Boundary Ranges. Hoodoo Mountain is primarily flat-topped, which led volcanologist Jack Souther...

Socompa
2014-08-19 10:02:27

Socompa is a complex stratovolcano that can be found at the border of Chile and Argentina, reaching an elevation of 19,852 feet. This volcano is best known for its avalanche debris deposit, which have formed the Monturaqui Basin on its west side, the most noted example of this type of deposit in the world. It is a difficult volcano to visit, taking at least a day by vehicle traveling from the north or the west. Socompa is also known for the microbial ecosystems that occur near grasses at its...

Mount Erebus
2014-08-19 09:49:48

Mount Erebus is an active volcano that can be found on Ross Island in Antarctica. It is the second largest volcano in Antarctica, reaching a height of 12,448 feet. Sir James Clark Ross discovered it in 1841 in mid-eruption and named it and another volcano Mount Erebus and Mount Terror, after two of his ships. The first people to climb the volcano and reach its summit were part of Sir Ernest Shackleton's party, including Professor Edgeworth David, Jameson Adams, and Dr. Eric Marshall. Mount...

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...

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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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