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2014-12-08 23:02:38

Recently, MillionaireCasket.com, a professional company of funeral products, has announced its new cherry caskets. (PRWEB) December 09, 2014 Recently,

2014-12-01 08:27:00

Campaign Offers 5 Tips to Families on Protecting their Homes from Fire during the Holidays WASHINGTON, Dec.

2014-11-28 16:22:55

Safety should never be compromised for cosmetic appeal, but Fire Protection Group can give businesses both. LOS ANGELES, Nov.

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2014-11-09 05:18:03

Every year, wildfires exact a toll on humanity and a new research paper in the journal Nature suggests a rethinking of how we approach these massive blazes.

2014-10-21 23:14:25

Cobra Torches Inc. has renamed itself Detroit Torch and Mfg. Co.

2014-10-20 20:27:46

Various building codes require standpipes for fire safety; the supremely experienced team at FPG, Inc. can ensure they are properly installed and maintained LOS ANGELES, Oct.

2014-10-14 08:23:14

GATINEAU, QC, Oct. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Parks Canada reported on its seasonal assessment of fire management in national parks.


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2010-09-27 17:09:09

A Bunsen burner produces a single open gas flame; it is commonly found in labs - used for heating, sterilization, and combustion. Robert Bunsen, in 1852, was hired at the University of Heidelberg and promised a new laboratory building. Heidelberg had just started installing coal-gas street lighting which provided light but not necessarily heat. Laboratory lamps, at the time, left much to be desired regarding economy and simplicity. The desire was to maximize the temperature and minimize...

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Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.