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2014-03-20 00:21:55

ANNAPOLIS JUNCTION, Maryland, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A fiber optic-ready mobile production van began crisscrossing the eastern United States on a 25-city tour this month, rolling from

2014-03-17 16:29:23

Vinyl and Metal Clad Vinyl Windows designated ENERGY STAR(®) Most Efficient EDMONTON, March 17, 2014 /CNW/ - For the second year in a row, All Weather Windows has received the ENERGY

2014-03-14 08:29:56

ROANOKE, Va., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Optical Cable Corporation (Nasdaq GM: OCC) ("OCC(®)" or the "Company") today announced financial results for its fiscal first quarter ended January

2014-03-13 23:22:36

The Kansas City Symphony and Engage Mobile Solutions worked together to provide an inside view of the world-class orchestra using four pairs of Google Glass.

2014-03-12 20:25:20

ROANOKE, Va., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Optical Cable Corporation (Nasdaq GM: OCC) ("OCC(®)") today announced that it will release its first quarter of fiscal year 2014 results on Friday,

2014-03-12 12:32:23

PARIS, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE:OC), a leading global producer of glass fiber reinforcements and engineered materials for composite systems, today announced 9703 wet

2014-03-12 12:20:09

PARIS, France, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE:OC), a leading global producer of glass fiber reinforcements and engineered materials for composite systems, today announced

2014-03-12 08:33:56

Integrated fiberglass solutions help OEMs reduce cost of energy generated by on- and off-shore wind turbines PARIS, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC), a leading

2014-03-12 08:33:55

PARIS, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC), a leading global producer of glass fiber reinforcements for composite systems, today introduced its new ME 3060 roving

2014-03-10 08:26:59

DENVER, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's already been a progressive year for the state of Colorado and the 2014 union between Galleria, the BIG Industry Show and the High Times Cannabis


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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
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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