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2014-09-30 16:22:36

Technological Evaluation and Assessment of the Threat ALA Batteries Pose to Lithium Ion Batteries LONDON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lead acid (LA) chemistry is one of the oldest, and commercially most well-established, battery technologies. In the past 15-20 years, LA batteries have faced increasing competition from "advanced" battery technologies, perhaps most importantly from lithium ion. In response, the LA battery industry has invested significant R&D resources to...

2014-09-30 16:22:34

HOUSTON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Louisiana LNG Energy, LLC ("LLNGE"), has selected Bechtel Oil, Gas and Chemicals, Inc. ("Bechtel") to provide front-end engineering and design ("FEED") for LLNGE's mid-scale LNG export terminal currently under development in Louisiana along the Mississippi River (the "Project"). The Project, which is expected to be online in late 2017, has initial export capacity of 2.0 million tonnes per annum ("MTPA"), possesses deep-water access for very...

2014-09-30 16:22:31

HOUSTON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dane Whitehead, executive vice president and chief financial officer of EP Energy Corporation (NYSE: EPE), will present Wednesday, October 1, at the Deutsche Bank 2014 Leverage Finance Conferences in Scottsdale, Arizona. The presentation will begin at 11:25 a.m. local time, 1:25 p.m. central time. The presentation will not be webcast, however the slides will be available prior to the presentation on the Investor Center page of the company's...

2014-09-30 16:22:23

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With all of California in a historic drought, an engineering expert in water resources and infrastructure will discuss the shortage, as well as Southern California's dependence on an unusually complex water system, in a free lecture at Loyola Marymount University titled "Where Does LA Get Its Water?" The event is Sept. 30, 4 to 6 p.m., in the Von der Ahe Suite at the William H. Hannon Library at LMU. The topic is especially...

2014-09-30 16:21:28

ACT Expo to Elevate Awareness of Electric Drive Technologies SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gladstein Neandross & Associates (GNA) today announced a new strategic partnership between its annual Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, North America's largest clean fleet event, and the Electric Drive Transportation Association (EDTA), the cross-industry trade association dedicated to advancing electric drive as a core technology on the road...

2014-09-30 16:20:54

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a meeting Tuesday in Toronto, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and K. Radhakrishnan, chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), signed two documents to launch a NASA-ISRO satellite mission to observe Earth and establish a pathway for future joint missions to explore Mars. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO While attending the International Astronautical Congress, the two space agency...

2014-09-30 12:35:02

PERTH AMBOY, N.J., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, in 2013 deadly weather caused more than $8 billion in property damage, and failing to prepare for extreme weather events has cost the United States $1.15 trillion in economic losses between 1980 and 2010. Recognizing how emergency preparedness strategies can mitigate damages and keep individuals and families safe, representatives from the American Red Cross, FEMA, PSE&G and...

2014-09-30 12:23:38

STW Will Assist in the Design, Build and Installation of a reverse Osmosis Concentrator inline at the Reverse Osmosis Facility for the Horizon City Municipal Utility District MIDLAND, Texas, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STW Resources Holding Corp (OTC QB: STWS) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, STW Water, was selected for the custom design, engineering and construction of the Horizon City Municipal Utility District Reverse Osmosis Concentrator. Only 2 firms...

2014-09-30 12:23:33

Samsung SDI and Green Charge Networks Partner to Provide Intelligent Energy Storage Worldwide SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clean tech market leaders Green Charge Networks and Samsung SDI today announced the signing of a strategic supply agreement to deliver as much as 25 megawatt-hours (MWh) of lithium-ion batteries over the next two years. The agreement guarantees Green Charge has adequate supply of batteries as it seeks to expand its leading position in the...

2014-09-30 12:23:24

HEIDENHEIM, Germany, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Voith has been awarded a contract by the Canadian utility Manitoba Hydro to equip the Keeyask Generating Station located in Northern Manitoba, on the lower Nelson River, in Canada. The scope of work for Voith Hydro includes the design, supply and installation of seven new hydroelectric vertical propeller turbine generator units. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140930/149316 The Keeyask Generating Station is being developed...


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Green And Golden Bell Frog, Litoria aurea
2014-09-30 10:32:09

The Green and Golden Bell Frog (Litoria aurea), also named the Green Bell Frog, Green and Golden Swamp Frog and Green Frog, is a ground-dwelling tree frog endemic to eastern Australia. Despite its classification and climbing abilities, it doesn’t live in trees and spends almost all of its time close to ground level. It can reach up to 4.3 inches long, making it one of Australia’s largest frogs. Its coloration is gold and green and they are voracious eaters of insects, but will also...

Galway Sheep
2014-09-30 09:49:31

The Galway sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in Galway in western Ireland during the seventeenth century. It was developed after English Longwools were brought to the area, followed by the improved Leicester, which resulted in an early form of the breed known as the Roscommon. Both this type and the modern Galway breed highly resembled the improved Leicester. When the Roscommon breed society began to falter in 1923, it sought out Galway Sheep Breeders Society, later admitting...

Mountain Stream Tree Frog, Litoria barringtonensis
2014-09-25 09:47:45

The Mountain Stream Tree Frog (Litoria barringtonensis) is a species of tree frog that is endemic to highland areas of NSW, Australia extending from the Myall Lakes region, north to around Dorrigo National Park and west to Barrington Tops National Park. This frog is a rather small tree frog measuring to about 45 millimeters in length. It is a light green to dark olive green in color on the dorsal surface and occasionally brown morphs are encountered. The thighs are a mango-yellow color and...

Green Thighed Frog, Litoria brevipalmata
2014-09-25 09:23:39

The Green-Thighed Frog (Litoria brevipalmata) is a species of ground-dwelling tree frog of medium size. The Green-Thighed Frog is endemic to the east coast of Australia. Its range extends from Cordalba State Forest in south-eastern Queensland to Ourimbah in New South Wales; within this area, though, the populations are severely fragmented. The several records from Darkes Forest, south of Sydney, are incorrect. Numbers have decreased at Ourimbah, but there have been no record of declines or...

Dorpor
2014-09-25 08:56:51

The Dorpor is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in South Africa during the 1930’s by crossbreeding the Blackhead Persian sheep and the Dorset Horn sheep for the purpose of creating a sheep that could produce meat in arid areas of the region. Today, the breed can be found throughout South Africa and in other areas including Australia. The Dorper Sheep Breeders Society of South Africa was established in the 1950’s and it is now the second most populous sheep in that region....

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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
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  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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