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2010-03-16 17:51:00

RAPID CITY, S.D., March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Black Hills Corp. (NYSE: BKH) today announced that its electric utility subsidiary, Black Hills Power, has completed a seven-year power purchase agreement with the City of Gillette, Wyo., that replaces a previous agreement and provides an option to purchase 23 percent of Wygen III, a 110 megawatt coal-fired generation facility that is nearing completion and expected to begin commercial operations on April 1, 2010. The new agreement...

2010-02-17 08:39:00

CINCINNATI, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent advances in clothing technology have yielded lighter, more comfortable workout wear, but these advanced fibers can also trap tough dirt and odors. Beginning this week, new Tide® plus Febreze Freshness Sport(TM) - a new detergent designed to remove tough stains and odors from performance garments -- is available at retailers nationwide, including all Target stores. Tide plus Febreze Freshness Sport leaves your entire load clean...

2010-02-10 10:17:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Gillette® [PG], the world's leading male grooming brand, will make its New York Fashion Week debut at Bryant Park on February 11, as part of a creative partnership with acclaimed menswear collection Duckie Brown. Celebrity groomer Merrell Hollis will be backstage, preparing models for their turn on the runway with a close and comfortable shave using the Gillette Fusion Power MVP razor, Fusion HydraGel Pure & Sensitive and Fusion...

2010-02-10 11:32:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Cunning, the interactive brand experience company, announced today that Matt Rednor has been hired as "Strategic Bloke" for the New York office. In this newly created position, Rednor will serve as chief strategist working directly with Mark Voysey, co-founder and "Head Bloke" of Cunning New York. Rednor arrives from BBDO New York where he was Account Supervisor on such prestigious brands as Gillette, Procter & Gamble and Pizza Hut. On Gillette,...

2010-02-04 11:31:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Maxim, the largest young men's lifestyle magazine in America, with VW, Samsung, Patron, Armani Code, Pepsi Max, BSN, Ubisoft and Gillette, celebrate the biggest weekend in professional football at the famed Raleigh Hotel (http://raleighhotel.com/) in Miami Beach on Saturday, February 6. The Maxim Party is an annual celebration of the professional football championship that has become the must-attend event for celebrities, musicians, athletes, trendsetters...

2010-01-28 15:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- In anticipation of music's biggest evening, Gillette [PG] today brought together some of the world's most popular musicians to launch its highly anticipated Gillette UNCUT music film series at the GRAMMY Museum in Los Angeles. Directed by Danny Clinch, and executive produced by Greenlight Media & Marketing, the documentary short films provide viewers with unprecedented backstage access into the worlds of will.i.am, Tim McGraw, Mark Hoppus of...

2010-01-11 11:59:00

BOSTON, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Gillette® [PG] today announced that it is partnering with some of the world's most popular musicians to produce Gillette UNCUT, an authentic digital documentary film series which will make its world premiere in Los Angeles in late January, 2010. Shot by renowned music filmmaker/photographer Danny Clinch, the Gillette UNCUT films will provide fans with a rare glimpse into the worlds of will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas, country superstar and...

2010-01-06 09:00:00

BETHEL, Conn., Jan. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Fresh off powering the 2-0-1-0 numerals in Times Square on New Year's Eve with human-generated power, Duracell continues to affirm the brand's dedication to the new generation of power by unveiling its newest commercial as part of its "Smart Power" initiative. The 30-second television spot highlights Iowa Lakes Community College in Estherville, Iowa, and its nationally-recognized wind program, where tomorrow's wind power technicians are trained to...

2010-01-05 10:00:00

BETHEL, Conn., Jan. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Duracell today announced that it has been named an International CES Innovations 2010 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree for the Duracell Instant Charger, which falls under the company's collection of Smart Power products that go beyond the traditional battery to address the ever-growing and ever-changing power needs of the modern consumer. Products entered in the Design and Engineering Awards program are judged by a preeminent panel of...

2009-12-30 13:19:00

BETHEL, Conn., Dec. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Actress Gabourey Sidibe, star of the film "Precious," visited the Duracell Smart Power Lab to mark the meeting of the power generation goal to light the 2010 numerals during the New Year's Eve Ball drop ceremony in Times Square. Since the Power Lab opened Nov. 23, thousands of consumers and an array of celebrity VIP pedalers have ridden Power Rovers to generate more than 32,000 watt hours of energy, which will power the 2010 numerals for at...


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2010-10-06 21:40:54

A safety razor, designed to protect the user from serious injury, is a razor where the facial skin is protected from all but the very edge of the blade. Prior to using a safety razor, most men used a straight razor. These razors, although still available today, are not used very often due to the skill and attention required for use. Jean-Jacques Perret invented the safety razor. A rare safety razor design called "Comfort", although not truly a safety razor, was a landmark design. In...

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