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2013-06-06 23:33:26

Vital Support Systems to provide cloud services and Cisco technologies for Pella, a national window and door manufacturer. DES MOINES, Iowa (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 Vital Support Systems announced today they have signed a three-year contract with Pella Corporation to provide ReliaCloud. As a virtualized, outsourced production server environment, ReliaCloud becomes the new host location for Pella´s global, customer-facing website, pella.com. Vital is also implementing all of the Cisco...

New Marine Species Discovered In Papua New Guinea
2013-03-01 07:49:45

Nova Southeastern University Nova Southeastern U. Professor Jim Thomas leads international expedition in Papua New Guinea that finds new species of sea slugs, feather stars and amphipods, a shrimp-like animal When Jim Thomas and his global team of researchers returned to the Madang Lagoon in Papua New Guinea, they discovered a treasure trove of new species unknown to science. This is especially relevant as the research team consisted of scientists who had conducted a previous survey...

2009-07-20 07:00:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- With sustained winds of 155 mph or greater, a Category 5 hurricane -- much like Camille (1969) and Andrew (1992) -- will certainly cause catastrophic damage, especially devastating if striking an urban center such as Miami or Fort Lauderdale. And the certainty is that such a storm will one day have South Florida again in its crosshairs -- it's only a matter of time. In the wake of such a powerful storm, few buildings will be left unscathed,...


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  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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