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2014-06-25 08:27:30

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of the Torpedo Factory Art Center's 40th anniversary celebration, resident glass artist Alison Sigethy (http://www.alisonsigethy.com) will install five of her large-scale Levitation Towers in the building's public space. One of a few public works popping up around the Factory to celebrate the anniversary of this community institution, the Towers provide interactive engagement between visitors and the building itself....

Samsung Investigating Child Labor Allegations
2012-08-09 04:56:55

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Samsung will be looking into allegations made by China Labor Watch that one of its manufacturers employs underage workers at one of its factories. The company has promised to send inspectors in for a special investigation to determine whether or not the allegations are accurate. A Samsung team will be sent off to a supplier factory in Huizhou, China to see if HEG Electronics is employing underage workers. Two previous inspections...

A Living Factory
2011-11-02 09:08:12

The time it takes for new products to come to market is getting ever shorter. As a consequence, goods are being produced using manufacturing facilities and IT systems that were designed with completely different models in mind. Fraunhofer developers want to make factories smarter so they can react to changes of their own accord. As soon as DNA is mentioned, we automatically think of biology and living beings. It is the DNA molecule found inside each and every cell that holds the encoded...

2011-08-29 07:00:00

Many designers have excellent product ideas but do not possess the resources to convert those ideas into reality due to lack of know-how. Alljack Co. Ltd. offers an omnibearing method for these designers to get a prototype that can bridge that gap. This company with state of the art facilities, technologically advanced tools and senior engineers delivers cost effective CNC machining and prototyping solutions for industrial designers. New Taipei City, Taiwan (PRWEB) August 29, 2011 Alljack...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'