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2014-08-11 08:35:09

Distributor and e-tailer of innovative optics now carries more than 60 high-quality product brands WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An online distributor, retailer and wholesaler of binoculars, scopes and night vision optics has announced the addition of a dozen brands to its line of products. TechEyes, LLC now carries more top names, expanding its offerings to about 60 brands. The new brands available online at techeyes.com are Swarovski, Leica, U.S. Optics,...

2014-08-04 23:05:54

Ideal for data centers, central offices and other high performance applications, MicroCore 3.0 provides greater fiber density in a compact and easy to manage 3.0 mm frame. Spartanburg, SC (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 AFL is launching its newest addition to the Premise MicroCore product line, Sub-unitized Premise MicroCore 3.0. Ideal for data centers, central offices and other high performance applications, MicroCore 3.0 provides greater fiber density in a compact and easy to manage 3.0 mm...

2014-08-04 23:05:04

Denver-based RavenBrick® and Manko Window Systems, Inc. have joined forces to expand coverage for RavenBrick’s Smart Window technology, RavenWindow. Denver, CO (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 “The addition of Manko means we are one step closer to complete coverage for the US market,” said Alex Burney, CEO of RavenBrick, developer and manufacturer of RavenWindow, a thermochromic window filter with solar–reactive tint technology. The filter transitions from the clear state to the...

2014-08-01 23:00:27

Enjoy 15% Off All Kowa Scopes, Binoculars, and Eyepieces Torrance, CA (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 With the summer months quickly passing by, Kowa Optimed is excited to offer some last minute savings in their first ever Summer Optics Sale. Beginning August 1st through August 31, enjoy a 15% savings on all Kowa Sporting Optics products. Now is the time to buy the TSN-883 PROMINAR Pure Fluorite scope you have been eying with a nearly $400 savings, or our newest BD42-XD Series binoculars with...

2014-07-31 23:12:17

New cable allows for a broader combination of fiber counts and span lengths Spartanburg, SC (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 AFL is expanding its All-Dielectric Self-Supporting (ADSS) product line with the introduction of Flex-Span ADSS, an aerial fiber optic cable engineered for the most demanding environmental conditions. Flex-Span allows for a broader combination of fiber counts and span lengths, providing greater flexibility in product selection and design options. “As AFL expanded its ADSS...

2014-07-30 16:25:08

AGY to assume Owens Corning S-Glass business, will operate as exclusive licensee of Owens Corning S-Glass technology TOLEDO, Ohio, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC), a leading global producer of glass fiber reinforcements for composite systems, announced today that it has signed an agreement with AGY, a leading global producer of glass fiber yarns and high-strength glass fiber reinforcements, to better serve and grow the composites market with S-Glass...

2014-07-30 12:27:33

LONDON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Flat Glass Industry 2014-2019: Trend, Forecast, and Opportunity Analysishttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2105824/Global-Flat-Glass-Industry-2014-2019-Trend-Forecast-and-Opportunity-Analysis.html Background: The global flat glass industry is expected to reach an estimated $66.6 billion by 2019. The major drivers of flat glass are growth in automotive and construction industries....

2014-07-24 23:04:42

New DVD examines the rapid improvement of spectral efficiency within the fiber optic system and addresses how advanced modulation formats work to help meet the demand for higher speed data transmission Tukwila, WA and Spartanburg, SC (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The Light Brigade, AFL’s education and training division, introduces its newest menu-based staff training DVD titled, “High-speed Fiber Optic Systems.” The DVD examines the rapid improvement of spectral efficiency within the fiber...

2014-07-23 08:37:02

LONDON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Online sports lottery, Bodog [http://www.bodog32.cn ], say they expect the world record price for an item of Chinese porcelain to be broken BEFORE the end of 2014. The sports lottery have unveiled odds after a tiny porcelain cup, dating back to the Ming Dynasty, fetched $36m (GBP21.5m) at recent auction in Hong Kong. FCBodog.com suggest odds of 4-6 that figure will be broken BEFORE January 31, 2014 or you can get 11-10 that...

2014-07-16 08:32:59

ROANOKE, Va., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Optical Cable Corporation (Nasdaq GM: OCC) ("OCC(®)" or the "Company") today announced the declaration of a regular quarterly cash dividend to OCC's shareholders. OCC's Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.02 per share on the Company's common stock effective July 15, 2014. The dividend will be paid on or about August 15, 2014, to shareholders of record on July 29, 2014. The dividend announced today implies an annual cash...


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Venus’ Flower Basket, Euplectella aspergillum
2014-01-05 00:00:00

Venus’ Flower Basket (Euplectella aspergillum) is a species of hexactinellid sponge found in the deep ocean. It is found with a male and female shrimp living inside it, which spend their lives living in just one sponge basket. Because of this, Asian cultures use the dead, dried sponge as a wedding present to signify the symbiotic relationship of the sponge and shrimp. The shrimp that make their home inside the basket reproduce and their offspring escape and find their own sponge to call...

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2010-11-15 17:15:41

Fiberglass consists of numerous extremely fine fibers of glass. Although experimented with throughout history actual glass fibers were not mass produced until the invention of finer machine tooling. A dress with glass fibers was first worn in 1893 by stage actress Georgia Cayvan. Russell Games Slayter invented, in 1938, what is commonly known as fiberglass today. It is commonly used for insulation. Carbon fiber is also a somewhat similar but more expensive technology used in place of...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.