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2011-04-02 00:00:29

There are many good reasons to own a high-performance air purification system. Protection in North America against radioactive fallout from the nuclear accident in Japan is not one of them, says Glory Dolphin, CEO of IQAir North America. Santa Fe Springs, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) April 01, 2011 There are many good reasons to own a high-performance air purification system. Protection in North America against radioactive fallout from the nuclear accident in Japan is not one of them, says Glory...

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2011-03-23 09:30:00

Radioactive iodine isotope particles have been detected in Iceland and are believed to have come from the troubled Fukushima nuclear power plant on Japan's northern coast, according to a Reuters report The miniscule traces of radioactive iodine were not considered to be in any dosage to be harmful to humans. The Vienna-based UN body for monitoring possible breaches of the atom bomb test ban, the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO), has 63 stations around the globe for...


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.