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2014-12-26 08:21:09

Local Start-Up Offers Digital Solution for Taking Down Holiday Decorations, Drops-Off Containers and then Picks-Up and Stores Them 'Til Next Holiday Season SEATTLE, Dec.

2014-12-24 23:02:29

AirBuds, creator of the Most Comfortable Earbuds, prepares to roll out newly redesigned packaging for their memory foam earphones after the start of the new year.

2014-12-24 23:01:18

Economic and lifestyle factors have driven consumers toward online grocery shopping, encouraging more companies to enter the industry.

2014-12-24 08:23:42

SHENZHEN, China, Dec. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Information Technology, Inc.

2014-12-23 23:06:09

Heard & Smith, a national disability law firm that concentrates on the disabled and the injured, is calling the newly-introduced Child’s Insurance Benefits Improvements Act of 2014 (H.R.

2014-12-23 20:21:29

Company Celebrates the Season of Giving at Holiday Gathering With Community Partners and Nonprofits ANNAPOLIS, Md., Dec. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 'Tis the season of giving.

2014-12-23 20:21:11

Trupanion Board of Directors appoints one of the most influential people in executive compensation, Robin Ferracone, CEO of Farient Advisors, to their Board. SEATTLE, Dec.

2014-12-23 20:20:54

Local domestic violence nonprofit WEAVE, Inc.

2014-12-23 16:24:09

MANCHESTER, N.H., Dec. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FairPoint Communications, Inc.


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2014-02-25 08:47:20

Cartercar is a vehicle manufacturer, founded by Byron J. Carter in 1905, Jackson, Michigan. The company moved to Detroit in 1906, then to Pontiac, Michigan from 1907 to 1915. Originally, Carter started his own company named the Motorcar Company in 1905 after leaving the Jackson Automobile Company. At the end of the year, he moved to Detroit due to financing. The company was renamed the Cartercar Company in 1907 when it relocated to Pontiac, Michigan and merged with the Pontiac High...

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2010-10-11 19:48:16

The slinky consists of a helical spring that stretches and can bounce up and down. The spring can travel down stairs as it stretches and re-forms itself with the aid of gravity and momentum. Invented by Richard James in 1940's the slinky was demonstrated at Gimbels department store in 1945. The store sold its entire inventory of 400 units in ninety minutes. James Industries was formed to manufacture the slinky. It was until 1998 that the James family cashed in by selling the company to...

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saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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