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2015-02-25 12:30:18

NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Communications Inc.

2015-02-25 12:24:45

BIELEFELD, Germany, February 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The US media company Politico LLC has apparently failed in its attempt to establish a foothold in Germany and Europe

2015-02-25 12:23:03

Former Speaker of the California State Assembly and Mayor of the City of San Francisco to aid automated e-waste recycling kiosk company on promoting technology and environmental innovations

2015-02-25 12:22:48

MONTREAL, Feb. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Agriculture biotech company Inocucor Technologies, Inc.

2015-02-25 12:21:28

Online Job Hub Features Opportunities from Companies Including Amazon, USAA and LaQuinta Inns & Suites WASHINGTON, Feb.

2015-02-25 08:36:12

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Feb. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company has issued the following release: "R.J.

2015-02-25 08:36:01

Intech to serve as preferred equipment supplier for North America PHOENIX, Feb.


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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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taphephobia
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.
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