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2014-03-21 20:22:06

As we mourn the victims of the Upper Manhattan pipeline explosion, Southern California residents are comforted by the expertise of the team at Fire Protection Group, Inc. LOS ANGELES,

2014-03-13 16:23:30

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett has proclaimed March 16-22 as Wildfire Prevention Week in Pennsylvania, noting drying March winds and warming

2014-03-12 12:22:05

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the approach of spring and increased risk of forest and brush fires across the state, federal grants are now available to help

2014-03-07 23:25:32

ImageTrend, Inc. to launch new statewide fire records system for Mississippi.

2014-03-07 20:22:46

Unusual Southern California weather patterns increase the risk of wildfire, so protect your property and those within your care with Global Fire Technologies, Inc. LOS ANGELES, March

2014-02-25 08:34:23

Frana Companies and CMP Development needs a fire sprinkler system installed for housing near University of Minnesota MINNEAPOLIS, Feb.

2014-02-21 20:21:11

The Fire Protection Group, Inc. team provides Southern Californians with the measures they need to defend against an increased threat of wildfire. LOS ANGELES, Feb.

Ways To Improve Common Furniture Fire Test
2014-02-11 10:34:13

The bench-scale test widely used to evaluate whether a burning cigarette will ignite upholstered furniture may underestimate the tendency of component materials to smolder when these materials are used in sofas and chairs supported by springs or cloth


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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
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.