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2014-01-31 23:24:46

ServiceMaster Fire, Water and Mold Restoration expands their digital marketing strategy to include Leesburg, FL. Leesburg, FL (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 ServiceMaster Fire, Water and Mold Restoration of Eustis, FL have taken their internet marketing plan with Proceed Innovative to the next level by expanding their services to Leesburg, FL on their website RestorationMasterFinder.com. RestorationMaster™ is a cost-effective online lead program developed by Proceed Innovative that is...

2014-01-29 23:32:14

Winter months are the peak time for fire problems. A restoration provider explains the threat and the solution. Cleveland OH (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Restoration Local, one of the leading providers of fire and water damage restoration in the United States, is offering tips to property owners on the best ways to prevent the threat of fire damage during the peak winter months. Winter weather means that a lot of activities take place indoors, including holiday cooking, fires in the...

2014-01-21 08:20:47

WASHINGTON, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With a declared drought and record high winter temperatures driving an early fire season in California, operators of fixed wing air tankers and water-dropping helicopters are moving aircraft and crews into Southern California at a nearly unprecedented time of the year. "This is probably the earliest start to the fire season in California that I have seen," said Larry Kelley, the Boise, Idaho-based Director of Fire Operations for CHI...

2014-01-16 20:22:35

Global Fire Technologies, Inc. is ready to make your residential or commercial property fire safe and legally compliant throughout the New Year LOS ANGELES, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fire is and always has been one of mankind's best friends and also, of course, one of its deadliest enemies. Global Fire Technologies, Inc. is the fire protection company Los Angeles and all of Southern California trusts for ensuring that this elemental force of nature does not threaten businesses...

2013-12-13 23:23:54

The feel-good story is a heartwarming account of what can happen when people with disabilities are empowered to chart their own paths when many with disabilities still struggle to direct the events of their own lives. Madison, WI (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 The Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities (BPDD), http://www.wi-bpdd.org, announced today a new winner in its storytelling campaign, Better Together: Sharing stories, Sharing lives. The campaign celebrates the many...

2013-12-12 23:31:54

Earth's Flame, the Hybrid Clean Burn System for wood burning fireplaces, replaces cast iron grates and increases radiant heat up to 115% while reducing fireplace emissions by 78%. It ensures continued heat even during power outages. Corona, CA (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Earth's Flame is passionate about wood burning fireplaces. Based in Corona, California, Earth's Flame is the sister company of Canterbury Enterprises, founded in 1954 by Joe Leighton. During cold weather,...

NASA And Others Build On Past Microgravity Fire Research
2013-11-27 08:36:24

NASA Researchers build on the work of those who have gone before. New experiments intersect with published research; current investigations expand the scope of earlier work; new tests verify and challenge old results. And so it goes with all research, including microgravity flame studies. NASA engineers, academic researchers and scientists of all stripes have built on past experiments and findings to understand the fundamentals of combustion, fire sensing and fire suppression both on...

2013-11-26 14:07:57

As trees grow larger in even-aged stands, competition develops among them. Competition weakens trees, as they contend for soil moisture, nutrients, and sunlight. Competition also increases trees’ risk to bark beetles and diseases, and subsequently leads to a buildup of dead fuels. A recent study, led by Dr. Jianwei Zhang, research forester at the U.S. Forest Service’s Pacific Southwest Research Station, considered if the onset of this risk could be determined. The study, which appears in...


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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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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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