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2015-02-27 12:23:35

New book foretells shrinking stores, fewer jobs, and property blight BOSTON, Feb.

2015-02-27 12:23:04

New report features performance and cost analyses of sales structures; outlines keys to attracting top digital sales talent. CHANTILLY, Va., Feb.

2015-02-27 08:34:55

LONDON, February 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage

2015-02-27 08:30:51

MOUNT SINAI, N.Y., Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Evader, Inc.

2015-02-27 08:26:42

Logo Design Pros, one of the leading online design companies in US, recently received an honor of being ranked in Top 3 companies that invest in education and training of its employees, by ESBA.

2015-02-27 08:25:27

PEORIA, Ill., Feb. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Caterpillar Inc.

2015-02-27 08:24:46

David Hernandez, CEO, to speak about the future of energy marketplace FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb.

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2015-02-26 16:28:37

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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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Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.