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The Netherlands Introduces First Glow-In-The-Dark Road To Help Drivers

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While it is only a short stretch of road it could soon pave the way to the future. This week in The Netherlands a 500 meter (1640 feet) stretch of highway introduced the world to the first...

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2014-04-20 23:00:41

The shift toward new technologies and large-scale retailers is projected to continue, restricting industry growth and cutting into revenue. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Camera Stores industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 20, 2014 The Camera Stores industry contracted significantly over the past decade. This is because intensified competition from online retailers and consumer electronic stores...

2014-04-18 23:07:01

Rory Tipton, the Arkansas Account Executive for Data Facts, Inc, was recently inducted into the Arkansas Mortgage Bankers Board of Directors. Memphis TN (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Data Facts Inc-a nationwide provider of mortgage lending and background screening solutions-proudly announces the recent induction of Rory Tipton into the Arkansas Mortgage Bankers, Board of Directors. The 12 members on the Board of Directors manage and lead the affairs of the Arkansas Mortgage Bankers, and all...

2014-04-18 23:04:18

Creaform names sales supervisor for Brazil and utilizes the resources of AMETEK do Brasil to expand its offering of services to the Brazilian market. Lévis, QC, Canada (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Creaform, a worldwide leader in portable 3D measurement solutions and 3D engineering services, today announced that it will have an even greater presence in Brazil, thanks in part to the current position of its corporate parent, AMETEK Inc. in Brazil as well as the broader range of products and...

2014-04-18 16:23:55

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TelexFREE LLC issued the following statement: Earlier this week, TelexFREE filed voluntary petitions for relief under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. The Chapter 11 filing is intended to protect TelexFREE assets, quantify legitimate claims, restructure our operations, and establish a firm foundation for the future. The Chapter 11 filing further demonstrates our belief in the strength of our core business and products and...

2014-04-18 12:23:30

NEW YORK, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EXPRESS, Inc. (NYSE: EXPR) today announces the opening of its first factory outlet store at the Tanger Outlets National Harbor in Washington, D.C. The U.S. specialty retail apparel chain offering dual-gender fashion for going-out, casual and work, plans to open approximately thirty additional factory outlet locations throughout the U.S. in 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130910/NY76292LOGO "We are particularly excited about our...

2014-04-18 12:20:55

BOULDER, Colo., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has been chosen by The Boeing Company as a Supplier of the Year for avionics from a group of 14,000 active suppliers in 16 categories from 50 countries around the globe. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130108/LA39163LOGO The 2013 award honored Ball's exceptional performance and contributions on antenna programs including the F/A-18 and Harpoon. The award was...

2014-04-18 04:20:44

LOS ANGELES, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new civil war, e-commerce, legal cannabis, consumer palm tree market, beating heroin addiction, solar financing, wood pellet fuel; this week on MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon. MoneyTV is the internationally syndicated television program all about money and what makes it happen, (http://www.moneytv.net), featuring informative interviews with company CEOs, providing insights into their operations and outlooks for their futures. Free...

2014-04-18 00:20:37

CALGARY, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oando Energy Resources Inc. ("Oando Energy Resources" or the "Company") (TSX: OER), a company focused on oil and gas exploration and production in Nigeria, today announced that, further to its press release dated March 28, 2014, the Company has paid a previously agreed upon deposit of $25 million for the extension of the outside completion date for the acquisition of the Nigerian Upstream Oil and Gas Business of ConocoPhillips (NYSE:...

2014-04-17 23:14:19

California mortgage company, Blue Home Loans, Inc., takes a look at current mortgage rate trends and gives some advice for those who are looking for the best possible home loan rates. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 A slow in the buying spree for fixed income securities (including MBS which influence mortgage rates) caused by yesterday’s geopolitical headlines moved mortgage rates slightly up today. Despite losing yesterday’s gains, however, mortgage rates are still near recent...

2014-04-17 23:06:20

The National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC) recently bestowed its highest honors on two exceptional NFCC member agency financial professionals. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 The National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC) recently bestowed its highest honors on two exceptional NFCC member agency financial professionals.     The Professional Achievement and Counseling Excellence (PACE) Outstanding Counselor of the Year award was...


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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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