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2013-07-15 23:22:30

Arc Fault Circuit Interrupters (AFCI) by Leviton, now available at TheHardwareCity.com, detects arc-faults to help reduce the likelihood of electrical fire. Issaquah,

2013-06-24 23:27:45

Airo Wireless® is pleased to announce the new intrinsically safe I-Safe™ 28 is the first and only smartphone to achieve certification under UL 913 Standards for intrinsic safety.


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2010-10-21 17:15:50

A lightning rod is a metal conductor mounted on the top of a building and connected through a wire to the ground to protect the building from lightning. The rod should conduct the electricity from a lightning strike down through the wire instead of passing through the building. The rod is just a single component in the lightning protections system along with rooftop conductors and multiple conductive paths. Benjamin Franklin invented the lightning rod in 1749. The taller the building the...

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2007-05-21 06:18:54

The Electric eel, Electrophorus electricus, is a species of fish. It is capable of generating powerful electric shocks, which it uses for both hunting and self-defense. It is a top predator in its South American range. Despite its name it is not an eel at all but rather a knifefish. Taxonomy The species is so unusual that it has been reclassified several times. Originally it was given its own family Electrophoridae, and then placed to a genus of Gymnotidae alongside Gymnotus....

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