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2014-03-26 23:23:21

Ensuring that the fun continues unabated at outdoor parties and get-togethers, Canopies Outlet recently announced the availability of trendy and robust Party Canopies. Chester, CT (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Ensuring that the fun continues unabated at outdoor parties and get-togethers, Canopies Outlet recently announced the availability of trendy and robust Party Canopies. These canopies are from leading manufacturers and are valued for having a sturdy, corrosion-resistant and durable...

2011-08-02 08:52:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hammacher Schlemmer Institute announces The Best Portable Pocket Digital Television after it outperformed all other models in tests for reception, ease of use, and durability. "For 28 years, the Hammacher Schlemmer Institute has performed comparison tests to determine which products are The Best of their kind," explained Sheri Camarata, Manager of Product Research for the Hammacher Schlemmer Institute. The portable televisions were tested from...

2011-06-27 21:08:07

Process uses commercial camera, free software to produce accurate, inexpensive results The productivity and health of horticultural crops depends on the ability of the plant cover to intercept light energy. This ability is a function of the amount of leaf area, the architecture of the vegetation cover, and plants' ability to convert light energy. One estimate of a crop's ability to capture light energy is the leaf area index (LAI). Introduced in 1947, the concept of the LAI was defined as the...

2011-04-05 09:12:00

NEW YORK, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its 163-year history of offering the Best, the Only and the Unexpected, Hammacher Schlemmer introduces The Rowbike, a recumbent bicycle that's propelled by a rowing motion. Just like a rowing machine, The Rowbike is powered by the rider pushing off of the stationary foot platforms and pulling the handlebars. This rowing motion slides the seat backwards and transmits power to the chain-driven bicycle wheels, propelling The Rowbike...

2011-03-08 09:36:00

NEW YORK, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its 163-year history of offering the Best, the Only and the Unexpected, Hammacher Schlemmer introduces The 9 1/2' Remote Controlled Bald Eagle, an engine and propeller-powered prodigious avian that soars up to 100' in the air. The eagle's 9 1/2' wingspan creates an airfoil that catches the wind to provide lift and enable broad turns. The 9 1/2' Remote Controlled Bald Eagle's engine weighs less than one ounce yet it generates more than 30X...

2010-03-17 16:00:00

NEW YORK, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its 162-year history of offering the Best, the Only and the Unexpected, Hammacher Schlemmer has selected BrodmannBlades(TM), maker of the patent-pending, double-bladed ping pong paddles that are worn like mittens. The paddle represents the first major innovation in the sport of table tennis since two immigrants named Hammacher and Schlemmer opened their first store in 1848. The mitt's unconventional design eliminates the handle and spreads...

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2010-02-03 10:18:23

The water content of leaves, their thickness, their density and other properties can now be determined without even having to touch them. A team of researchers from the CSIC Institute of Acoustics and the Agri-Food Research and Technology Centre (CITA) of Arag³n has just presented an innovative technique that enables plant leaves to be studied using ultrasound in a quick, simple and non-invasive fashion. Tomas E. G³mez, one of the authors of the study and researcher at the CSIC...

2010-01-25 03:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AirStar parent company Mundus Group (Pink Sheets: MNDP) signs LOI to form UAV partnership with Legal Forensic expert, Litigation Animation, Inc. Mundus Group continues its ambitious plans to expand subsidiary AirStar's UAV presence with a strategic relationship agreement with Litigation Animation Inc. In the world of forensic legal animation, Litigation Animation, Inc. (LAI) stands out as an industry innovator with a record high municipal...

2009-09-08 14:00:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- US PRESSWIRE, a leader in the creation and distribution of premium sports images, announced today the promotion of Jerry Lai to the position of Director of Photography. In this newly created role, Jerry will manage all aspects of US PRESSWIRE's photo production and will lead the company's team of photo editors and its dedicated photographer network. Bruce Odle, President of US PRESSWIRE, stated, "Jerry is a special talent with vast experience in all...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'