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Kids Will Eat Treats Even Though They Are Not Hungry

Provided by Queensland University of Technology Even though they are not hungry, children as young as three will find high-energy treats too tempting to refuse, new QUT research has found. In a study of three and four year olds, 100 per...

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2014-10-31 12:22:14

ST. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CHS (NASDAQ: CHSCP), a leading energy, grains and foods company and the nation's leading farmer-owned cooperative, is nearing completion of a new propane rail terminal in Hixton, Wis., in time to meet demand for the upcoming heating season. An open house event was held on October 30 to mark the occasion. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141031/155818 "On behalf of Governor Walker, I want to thank CHS for investing in Wisconsin....

2014-10-31 12:22:11

PTG's combined heat and power (CHP) technology for craft brewers cuts electricity and natural gas costs by more than 50 percent. SAN LEANDRO, Calif., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- PTG Water & Energy (PTG), innovator of onsite power generation technology optimized for craft breweries, is a sponsor of the California Craft Brewers Association's General Meeting. The event will be held on November 3 -4, 2014 at the Hyatt Vineyard Creek in Santa Rosa, CA. PTG will introduce...

2014-10-31 12:22:09

ST. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CHS Inc. (NASDAQ: CHSCP), the nation's leading farmer-owned cooperative and a global energy, grains and foods company, announced today it has expanded its commitment to furthering agricultural education through a gift of $225,000 to the International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA). IFAMA, an international management organization based in Washington, D.C., brings together current and future business, academic and...

2014-10-31 12:22:01

Energy costs to increase for homes and businesses CHATHAM, ON, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Union Gas today expressed their concern that TransCanada's Energy East project, filed yesterday with the National Energy Board, will have significant and negative impacts on natural gas consumers in Ontario and Québec. The TransCanada Energy East project is a proposal to develop a pipeline to ship oil from Alberta to New Brunswick by converting 3,000-kilometres of its existing natural gas...

2014-10-31 08:22:36

ASTANA, Kazakhstan, October 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The first International Forum "Future Energy: reducing CO2 emissions" has laid the foundations for the preparation of strategic content for EXPO-2017, the starting point of a broad international dialogue on its subject, "Future Energy". To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7366351-future-energy-reducing-CO2-emissions (Logo:...

2014-10-31 08:22:34

DUBLIN, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Water Heater Market in North America 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Water heaters are equipment that works based on the principle of thermodynamics and increases the temperature of water above its normal temperature. The analysts forecast the Water Heater Market in North America to grow at a CAGR of 8.27 percent over the period 2014-2018....

2014-10-31 08:22:06

CHANGZHOU, China, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a global leader in photovoltaic ("PV") modules, solutions, and services, today announced the appointment of Mr. Jeff Dorety as president of its Americas Region, effective October 8, 2014, and Mr. Longxing Huang as president of its Distributed PV Generation Business Unit, effective October 27, 2014. Both Mark Mendenhall, the former president of Trina Solar's Americas...

2014-10-31 08:22:03

WAKE FOREST, N.C., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerSecure International, Inc. (NYSE: POWR) today announced it has been awarded approximately $13 million of new distributed generation (DG) business and approximately $2 million of new utility infrastructure (UI) business. The $13 million in new DG business awards include a $9 million solar project and approximately $4 million of DG projects which include an expansion of service for an existing hospital customer, a DG solution for a...

2014-10-31 08:21:35

LAKE FOREST, Calif., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc., (QTWW) will hold a conference call to announce its Third Quarter 2014 financial results. The call will be held on Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time (4:30 p.m. Eastern Time). If you are interested in participating in the financial results conference call, please call 800-207-9287 or 706-679-1155 if dialing internationally, and provide the Conference ID #29596459,...

2014-10-30 23:13:36

Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it has been awarded a contract by the National Nuclear Energy Generating Company of Ukraine (NNEGC Energoatom) to provide a passive hydrogen control system for VVER Units 1 and 2 at the Zaporizhia Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine. KIEV (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Westinghouse Electric Company today announced that it has been awarded a contract by the National Nuclear Energy Generating Company of Ukraine (NNEGC Energoatom) to provide a passive...


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Optimal Energy Joule
2014-06-18 06:24:29

The Joule was produced by Optimal Energy based in Cape Town, South Africa. It was an electric six-seat passenger car first thought of in 2004. It was shown to the public at the 2008 Paris Motor Show. Changes were made and shown again at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show. Production of the Joule stopped in April 2012 and Optimal Energy announced it was closing down in June 2012. The Joule was an electric car designed by Keith Helfet, who also designed the Jaguar XJ220 and the Jaguar F-type...

Solar Impulse
2014-04-11 10:27:07

The Solar Impulse is a Swiss made long-range solar-powered aircraft project. It was developed at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. The project’s goal is to circle the Earth with a piloted fixed-wing aircraft, powered only by solar energy. Bertrand Piccard, a Swiss aeronaut leads the project who was a co-pilot with Andre Borsch berg a Swiss businessman, in the first balloon to circle the Earth non-stop. The Swiss aircraft is a single-seat monoplane which can stay airborne...

ZENN Motor Company
2014-01-06 10:48:03

The ZENN or "Zero Emissions No Noise" Motor Company is a Canadian company that initially produced small lead-acid electric vehicles. It is currently focused on gaining the rights to electric storage capacitor technology. Ian Clifford, Marek Warunkiewicz and Probyn Gayle are the co-founders of Feel Good Cars, later renamed ZENN Motor Company. The first prototype the company produced was a Dauphine Electric vehicle based on the Renault Dauphine. The all-electric prototype went on display at...

Stellar Astrophysics
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The prominent feature that allows for the existence of life on Earth is the Sun. Radiation from our closest star provides heat and energy to our planet, driving biological processes and providing the necessary conditions for liquid water to naturally exist. But our Sun is only but one star in this vast Universe. And as it turns out, most stars are quite different than the one that illuminates our day. For this reason, scientists have, for hundreds of years, attempted to study the other...

Antarctic Sea Urchin (Sterechinus Neumayeri)
2012-04-17 11:36:15

The Antarctic Sea Urchin (Sterechinus neumayeri), is a species of sea urchin in the family Echinidae. It is found in the Antarctic Ocean living on the seafloor. It is common around the circumpolar waters, including the Balleny Islands, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, Terra Nova Bay, and Victoria Land. It is found at depths of about 820 feet. The colors of this species range from bright red to dull purple and can grow to 2 inches in diameter. The test (shell) is globular with...

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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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