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2015-03-10 16:26:47

LONDON, March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SUMMARYNanoMarkets has now been tracking the smart windows for five years and has produced detailed studies of this market and related

2015-03-06 12:28:56

ROANOKE, Va., March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Optical Cable Corporation (Nasdaq GM: OCC) ("OCC(®)") today announced that it will release its first quarter of fiscal year 2015 results on Tuesday,

2015-02-27 23:10:25

Record number of newly acquired Christie Boxer as well as Roadie 4K45 projectors to be used for the rental staging company’s various large scale outdoor events in the region. Singapore

2015-02-20 23:06:49

New Boxer Series of 3DLP solutions introduces the brightest, lightest, smallest, Omni-directional projector in its class for rental staging and fixed installations Cypress,

2015-02-19 23:08:41

Christie H Series and Christie Q Series now more versatile than ever. Cypress, California (PRWEB) February 19, 2015 Christie®, the worldwide leader

2015-02-19 23:08:38

Christie® introduced its most powerful 1DLP® projector line with the new Christie H Series, which had its first showing at the Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) show in Amsterdam Feb.

2015-02-09 08:34:19

DALLAS, February 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds Global Glass Packaging Market to 2019 - Market Size, Growth, and Forecasts in Nearly 90 Countries and

2015-02-04 08:38:06

PORTLAND, Oregon, February 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research Beam adds a report titled "Lighting Product Markets in the World to 2019 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts"

2015-02-03 04:20:22

NEW YORK, LONDON, BERLIN and PARIS, February 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportstack, the leading market research report distributor has published a report on the Global Flat

2015-02-02 23:02:50

Legal Professionals will have the opportunity to explore the Olympus Professional Dictation products and show promotions available to them through a certified dealer when they visit Booth# 2603


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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
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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