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2014-05-22 23:13:54

FlyOver Canada Showcases Vast Canadian Landscape in all its Beauty Kitchener, Ontario (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Christie® technology is taking people on an unforgettable journey across Canada - without flight delays, congested airports or jetlag. A spectacular new flight simulation ride called FlyOver® Canada launches guests into a thrilling immersive experience including the jagged peaks of the Canadian Rockies, cosmopolitan cities, the rugged East Coast and more via the Christie...

2014-05-19 23:11:23

Low voltage and fiber optic cabling contractor based in Atlanta GA has expanded their service area to include the entire region. Services include voice & data cabling, structured cabling, wireless networks, and fiber optic installations. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Atlanta Network Cabling and Fiber Optic (http://atlanta-cabling.com) expands its service area to include all of Georgia and Alabama, and parts of Florida and South Carolina. This expansion comes following the feedback...

2014-05-14 23:05:05

Christie® showcases state-of-the-art solutions for the business, broadcast, control room and digital signage markets at the first TecnoMultimedia InfoComm Brazil 2014. São Paulo (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Christie® showcases state-of-the-art solutions for the business, broadcast, control room and digital signage markets at the first TecnoMultimedia InfoComm Brazil 2014, held at Centro de Exposições Imigrantes, São Paulo, May 13-15. "This trade show is a first...

2014-05-14 08:20:38

STUTTGART, Germany, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Good start to the fiscal year - cautious outlook ZEISS has concluded the first six months of the 2013/14 fiscal year with an increase in revenue to EUR 2.074 billion (first half of 2012/13: EUR 1.978 billion). Earnings (EBIT) grew by EUR 57 million to EUR 166 million (first half of 2012/13: EUR 109 million). "We have benefited from the strong demand in the semiconductor market and also achieved further gains in the...

2014-05-13 23:03:16

SF Cable Fiber Optic Jumper Cables Bring Flexibility and Versatility to Fiber Optic Based Transmission Systems Haywar, CA (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 SF Cable has recently released an improved collection of fiber jumper cables for optical components and systems. The company is known for offering reliable data cables, security accessories, and computer products according to industry standards. With its new fiber cable range, SF Cable intends to cater to its consumers using optical systems. SF...

2014-05-13 08:35:26

"Its field-replaceable driver doubles the LED tube life to 10 years" RENTON, Wash., ?May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aleddra LED Lighting announces today that it will introduce their third generation (G3) EasiRetrofit® LED tube lamp at the upcoming LightFair 2014 in Las Vegas, June 3-5. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140512/86582 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140512/86583 Aleddra's EasiRetrofit tube with double-ended safety switch is well recognized...

2014-05-06 16:20:45

DUBLIN, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6j9wm5/global_flat_glass) has announced the addition of the "Global Flat Glass Industry 2014-2019: Trend, Forecast, and Opportunity Analysis" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769The 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...

2014-05-06 12:30:00

LONDON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Objective Lens Markets in Americas to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecastshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/countries/north_america/usa/objective_lens_markets_americas_2018_market_size_trends_forecasts_1.htmlThis industry report package offers the most up-to-date market data on the actual market situation, trends, and future outlook for objective lenses in different American countries. The package...

2014-04-30 12:32:37

Global Flat Glass Industry 2014-2019: Trend, Forecast, and Opportunity Analysis IRVING, Texas, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- 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. Growing demand of energy efficient glasses has encouraged OEMs to switch to insulated glazing from single glazing units. Players such as NSG and Asahi Glass Co. Limited have...

2014-04-29 23:04:53

ThinkGlass announced today that they have added a new line of glass panels for doors to their ever-expanding line of glass architectural applications. All ThinkGlass products are unique pieces designed by glass master Michel Mailhot. (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 ThinkGlass is proud to present a new way to utilize glass in an architectural setting: impressive glass panels for doors. ThinkGlass announced today that they have debuted a new category of architectural applications for their glass...


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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
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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