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2013-10-08 23:26:45

Fire Prevention Week's Theme for 2013 is "Prevent Kitchen Fires." Fire Avert is a fire prevention product that turns off stoves before fires happen. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Fire Avert joins rest of the country in celebrating fire prevention week by announcing a 50% off sale. Fire prevention week this year begins on October 6th and runs through October 12th. The week stands as a time when emphasis is laid upon teaching people how to prevent kitchen fires...

2013-09-19 23:19:34

Organization is Awarding Prizes to Those Touched by Disability Madison, WI (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 The Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities (BPDD), http://www.wi-bpdd.org, announced today the latest winner in its storytelling campaign, Better Together: Sharing stories, Sharing lives. The campaign celebrates the many ways ordinary people come together to support one another across their personal and professional lives. Its latest winner, Angie Dupke of Wausau, WI,...

2013-09-18 23:20:17

New fire prevention product stops stove fires before they start. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 Fire Avert by Active Fire Prevention was recently featured on CBS affiliate KUTV2. The news story highlighted Fire Avert’s support of local Salt Lake City resident Virginia Cannon who recently suffered a stove fire after leaving food cooking on an unattended stove. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), stove fires start about every 3.5 minutes across the...

2013-09-18 23:00:45

Fauske & Associates, LLC (FAI), a leader in nuclear, industrial and chemical process safety, becomes one of the most comprehensive, state-of-the-art combustible dust hazards testing lab and education centers in the world. With regard to industrial and chemical process safety, FAI is at the forefront for dust explosivity/combustibility testing offering a wide range of services related to characterizing, preventing and mitigating combustible dust explosions and fire hazards. In addition...

2013-09-16 23:24:35

The devastating fire that claimed the boardwalk at Seaside Heights, NJ has shocked residents and regular vacationers as their beloved landmark now lays in ash at the Jersey Shore. SI Restoration, a proud member of the New Jersey community, offers a detailed visual guide containing invaluable fire damage tips for residents looking for answers and advice. Mount Laurel, NJ (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 Over thirty local businesses have been deduced to ash and soot after a six alarm blaze...

2013-09-13 23:00:22

TrustedConsumerReview is pleased to announce its picks of the best Colorado cremation service providers and funeral homes. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 TrustedConsumerReview, the premier online rating and reviews agency, is pleased to unveil its pick of the top Colorado cremation service providers. Family members interested in learning more about what to look out for, when selecting a funeral service provider, should visit TrustedConsumerReview to learn more and read the FAQ...

2013-09-13 23:00:20

TrustedConsumerReview Announces the Top Florida Cremation Service Provider Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 TrustedConsumerReview, the premier online rating and reviews agency, is pleased to unveil it's pick of the top Florida cremation and funeral service providers. Family members interested in learning more about what to look out for, when selecting a funeral service provider, should visit TrustedConsumerReview to learn more and read the FAQ guide presented. About...


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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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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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