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2015-05-27 16:22:23

Georgia is the fastest-growing solar state in the US HAZLEHURST, Ga., May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Power EMC, the renewable energy supplier for 38 Georgia Electric Membership

2015-05-27 08:26:32

- Project Connects More Than 160 Commercial and Industrial Facilities to Trim Energy Use and Costs, and Help further Improve Supply Efficiency MINNEAPOLIS, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-05-22 23:04:07

Engineered Sheet Products (ESP), a division of RTP Company, has developed a unique thermoplastic sheet with anti-static properties inherent throughout, providing permanent protection from the

2015-05-21 08:32:48

Internal testing in accordance with the 60601 standard demonstrates power supplies' suitability for use for either BF or B type medical applications. CORK, Ireland, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-05-18 08:25:53

Leaders gather at the 15th African Utility Week conference to address energy challenges and opportunities CAPE TOWN, South Africa, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- With power interruptions resulting

2015-05-18 08:24:36

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Trilliant announced today that the company has been selected "

2015-05-18 08:24:32

Public Can Help to Make Sure Right Trees Planted in Right Places JACKSON, Mich., May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 700 workers are currently at work across Michigan clearing trees

2015-05-15 08:32:05

DUBLIN, May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/v3thm6/global)

2015-05-14 08:25:38

During National Electrical Safety Month, LPI raises awareness for lightning, an overlooked electrical hazard HARTFORD, Conn., May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- May is National

2015-05-13 23:00:40

The New York Inventor Exchange approves the Remote Tripping Device for licensing and trading intellectual property rights. New York, New York (PRWEB) May 13,


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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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2009-04-28 16:42:15

Count Alessandro Antonio Anastasio Volta was born on February 18, 1745 in Como, Duchy of Milan. At age 39, Volta became a professor at the Royal School in Como in the physics department. A year later, in 1775, Volta invented a device called the electrophorus which generates static electric charges. He marketed his creation so well, that he is often given credit as its inventor. However, a similar machine was documented by Johan Carl Wilcke in 1762. He changed his focus to chemistry in...

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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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begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.