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Deepwater Horizon Oil Rained Down To The Sea Floor

Deepwater Horizon Oil Rained Down To The Sea Floor

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online After the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, much of the oil that leaked into the Gulf of Mexico disappeared, with scientists suspecting that it sank to the seafloor and out of view. Now,...

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2014-10-29 23:00:55

Fans of the undead can now learn how to prepare for emergencies while reading about their favorite Halloween monster. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Just in time for Halloween, PracticeQuiz announced the release of its free Zombie Apocalypse Preparedness Quiz for those who might find learning about emergency preparedness a bit dull in the real world. Modeled after the CDC's 2011 blog post about zombie preparedness, the 25 questions features such topics as creating and maintaining...

2014-10-28 23:14:43

The day long event enabled attendees to hear from national, state, and local leaders of school safety and provided guidance on implementing programs that keep students and staff safe. Barnstable, MA (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 BeSafe Technologies, Inc. is pleased to announce that its CEO, Tom McDonald, recently presented at Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency’s (REIMA) 2014 School Safety Conference. REIMA annually hosts a summit on school safety bringing together School...

2014-10-24 20:23:11

Dr. Yampolskiy to Address How Comprehensive Security Risk Assessment Can Help Financial Institutions NEW YORK, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Why and how financial institutions must understand all the cyber risks they face as well as those of their business partners will be the topic addressed by Dr. Aleksandr Yampolskiy, CEO and founder of SecurityScorecard Inc., at the Advisen Cyber Risk Insight Conference, to be held October 28, here. His discussion will center on the use...

2014-10-22 23:01:57

With over 35 years of experience in infection control, emergency response, disaster recovery, and restoration for healthcare organizations nationwide, Rolyn Healthcare has assembled a National Rapid Response Environmental Team (“the Team”). This specialty trained and equipped Team is dedicated to preparedness and response to the Ebola Virus Disease. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 With over 35 years of experience in infection control, emergency response, disaster recovery, and...

2014-10-22 12:29:47

CHICAGO, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leading researchers in emergency medicine will present more than 400 studies during ACEP14-Scientific Assembly, the annual meeting of the American College of Emergency Physicians in Chicago, Ill. Sponsored by the American College of Emergency Physicians, the Research Forum will be held in Room W474A of McCormick Place West Convention Center from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Monday, October 27(th) and from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on...

2014-10-22 08:25:30

SHORT HILLS, N.J., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This article is by Nate Herpich on behalf of the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Paralysis Resource Center (PRC). The PRC is a national resource which provides a road map of complimentary services and programs to empower individuals living with paralysis. In October 2012, Hurricane Sandy leveled Liz Treston's city of Long Beach, New York, and many of its residents were there to witness the carnage. The year before, a...

2014-10-21 23:13:13

Public swimming pools have specific injuries that come up regularly during a lifeguard's shift. Lifeguard Master has introduced first aid kits specifically designed for public swimming pools. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Pool first aid kits can be some of the most important tools a lifeguard keeps with them. In an emergency, this kit will be at the front line and what the lifeguard will grab first. Many items in a first aid kit are use to treat a victim in an emergency....

2014-10-20 23:06:07

SchoolDude Recognizes America’s Safe Schools Week with New School Safety Research and Infographic Cary, NC (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 In recognition of America’s Safe Schools Week, October 19-25, SchoolDude, a leading provider of operations management solutions, today launched a new third-party research study. The results of the K-12 and higher education administrator survey are highlighted in a coordinating infographic: Safety & Crisis Planning in Today’s Schools: Overcoming the...

2014-10-17 16:21:57

VANCOUVER, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Goldgroup Mining Inc. ("Goldgroup" or the "Company") (TSX:GGA, OTC:GGAZF, BMV SIX:GGAN.MX) today announced that Donald R Siemens has resigned for personal reasons as a non-executive director of the Company. Goldgroup would like to thank him for his service and wishes him well. About Goldgroup Goldgroup is a Canadian-based gold production, development, and exploration Company with significant upside in a portfolio of projects in Mexico,...

2014-10-17 08:25:35

Legacy Food Storage, Others See 300 Percent Increase in Demand; Offers Five Tips to Help Prepare For Any Emergency SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers are stocking up on food and other emergency supplies due to concerns about a potential Ebola outbreak in the United States. In the last three weeks, Legacy Food Storage has seen a 300 percent increase in demand over the same three-week period last year - and the company isn't alone....


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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