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2013-09-11 23:18:50

$602,580 total is the first time any Fill the Boot exceeds $600K Reston, Va., (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 Members of the Fairfax County Professional Fire Fighters and Paramedics Local 2068 of the International Association of Fire Fighters raised a record-breaking $602,580 over five days to help find treatments and cures for muscle disease. They topped their previous annual fundraising record of $568,635 set last year. The total makes the Fairfax County Fire Fighters’ Fill the Boot...

2013-09-08 23:01:07

Flame Retardant Chemicals: Technologies and Global Markets report provides a worldwide industry overview with coverage of plastics, textiles, wood/paper, coatings/paper, coatings/construction, and coatings/decorations market applications. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 08, 2013 This research report “Flame Retardant Chemicals: Technologies and Global Markets” analyses global market trends, with data from 2008 and 2012, estimates for 2013, and projections of compound annual growth...

2013-09-05 23:22:28

Firefighters from around the country will be in Missoula, Montana to compete in the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge; this is a physical endurance competition to promote fitness within the firefighter community. This is a unique and great event for the entire family to come and enjoy. (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 We are proud to announce the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge will be coming to the area this weekend. The event is being offered to promote the physical fitness of...

2013-09-05 23:20:18

The National Fire Protection Association (http://www.nfpa.org) and Cupcake Digital have introduced a free deluxe storybook app, Sparky’s Birthday Surprise, available on the iTunes App Store, Amazon App Store for Android, Google Play and the Barnes & Noble App Store for NOOK. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 The National Fire Protection Association (http://www.nfpa.org) and Cupcake Digital have introduced a free deluxe storybook app, Sparky’s Birthday Surprise, available on...

2013-08-31 23:01:52

Attorney Dave Karasic of Patents Etcetera and Inventor Bobby Grantham announce the solicitation for bids to license the manufacture and marketing the Grantham MechVent™, the innovative pre-entry firefighting attack tool shown on Canadian Discovery Channel’s Daily Planet show. Bedford, Massachusetts (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 Boston area patent attorney Dave Karasic, founder and Chief Counsel of Patents Etcetera, a Boston area intellectual property and product promotion firm, and inventor...

2013-08-29 23:19:16

Boone County (MO) Fire Protection District (BCFPD) has begun utilizing new mobile technology that locates and dispatches its volunteer firefighters and EMTs to nearby incidents in order to reduce fire department response times. The system, developed by NowForce, locates and dispatches nearby potential responders, thereby shortening the time between when a 9-1-1 call is placed and when a fire/rescue unit arrives. Columbia, MO and Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Closest available...

2013-08-28 23:21:10

Firefighters from around the country will be in Pendleton, Oregon to compete in the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge; this is a physical endurance competition to promote fitness within the firefighter community. This is a unique and great event for the entire family to come and enjoy. (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 We are proud to announce the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge will be coming to the area this weekend. The event is being offered to promote the physical fitness of firefighters,...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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