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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

Ancient Earth Was Warmer Due To Forest Emissions And Wildfires
2014-02-06 04:13:00

According to a new study published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, wildfires could explain why the Earth was so hot three million years ago.

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

2014-01-29 23:32:14

Winter months are the peak time for fire problems.

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.

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


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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.