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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.

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,

2014-08-04 23:05:04

Denver-based RavenBrick® and Manko Window Systems, Inc.

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

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

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:

2014-07-30 12:27:33

LONDON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:

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

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

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


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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
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.