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2013-04-13 23:02:53

Fires kill or injure thousands of people every year.

2013-04-09 23:05:00

Protect America, Inc., a leading provider of home security systems and monitored smoke detectors, is helping raise awareness to an increase in fire fatalities during 2013. Austin,

2013-03-26 10:46:07

A flame retardant removed from children's pajamas 30 years ago but now used in polyurethane foam is prevalent in office environments, especially in older buildings, where urine testing of workers turned up widespread evidence of its biomarker.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]