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2014-07-02 08:23:07

WAYNE, Pa., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Independence LED Lighting, the award-winning U.S. manufacturer of LED tubes and LED fixtures, announced today its $10 million program, "Energy Independence Day." The program celebrates the 4(th) of July and jump starts U.S. small businesses on the path toward energy savings with proven American made LED technology. The program covers up to $10,000 per business for the first 1,000 that register in July 2014. The U.S. made Independence LED lights save...

2014-07-01 23:13:26

Belleds Techologies launched a new video today showing how the Q light bulb notifications are easy enough for a cat to enjoy. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Belleds Techologies launched a new video today showing how the Q light bulb notifications are easy enough for a cat to enjoy. Most people are sick of their smartphones bothering them with beeps or clicks when they get home. Belleds integrates notifications into the SmartHome by using LED lights to alert people to important...

2014-06-30 23:17:47

LuminAID solar powered lights provide up to 16 hours of LED light, Perfect for outdoor nighttime adventures this summer. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The Polar Vortex wreaked havoc over much of the United States this winter, which means most people are itching to spend as much time outdoors this summer as possible. The good news is there are endless options for how to enjoy the warmer weather and if one is properly prepared, those long summer days can turn into long summer nights...

2014-06-30 23:15:53

Industrial LCD features best-in-class sunlight readability and widest operating temperature range. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Touch International, a leading supplier of custom touch screens and enhanced displays, has introduced a new 7” wide-temperature, super-bright industrial that’s over 200% brighter than any 7” sunlight readable on the market. The display is a product of the company’s 2014 enhanced display and product realization initiative. The 7” LCD utilizes...

2014-06-30 23:13:35

Larson Electronics has added to its extensive range of industrial grade lighting equipment with the release of a 3,000 watt quadpod mounted work light. Built to provide a high power lighting solution that requires minimal setup time or effort, the WAL-QP-4X750-25 provides operators with an ideal lighting solution that features a quadpod with solid wheels for portability and four 750 watt quartz lamps. Kemp, Texas (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The WAL-QP-4X750-25 from Larson Electronics is a...

2014-06-30 23:02:42

Energy Saving Solutions USA (“ESS” or the “Company”), the creators of the LED with a lifetime guarantee™, today is proud to announce the upcoming installation of its Forever LED Lights™ within the interior and exterior at Barley Brothers Brewery & Grill located in Lake Havasu, Arizona. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Energy Saving Solutions USA (“ESS” or the “Company”), the creators of the LED with a lifetime guarantee™, today is proud to announce the...

2014-06-30 23:02:39

Energy Saving Solutions USA (“ESS” or the “Company”), the creators of the LED with a lifetime guarantee™, today is proud to announce that Javelina Cantina Restaurant located in Lake Havasu City, Arizona will begin installing Forever LED Lights™ within the interior of their establishment. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Energy Saving Solutions USA (“ESS” or the “Company”), the creators of the LED with a lifetime guarantee™, today is proud to announce that...

2014-06-30 23:02:11

Energy Saving Solutions USA (“ESS” or the “Company”), the creators of the LED with a lifetime guarantee™, today is proud to announce that it is implementing procedures for installation of its Forever LED Lights™ within the interior and exterior of another Makai Corporation-owned restaurant– Tavern 95 Bar & Grill. Recently opened, Tavern 95 Bar & Grill is Lake Havasu's Southside food and cocktail destination known for their remarkable lake views, reasonable prices...

2014-06-30 23:02:09

Energy Saving Solutions USA (“ESS” or the “Company”), the creators of the LED with a lifetime guarantee™, today is proud to announce that it will begin installing Forever LED Lighting in Shugrue’s, a premier fine dining restaurant in Lake Havasu City, Arizona, to help them reduce their carbon footprint, energy usage and electricity costs with the installation of its state-of-the-art guaranteed for life, energy-efficient Forever LED Lights™. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) June 30,...

2014-06-30 20:21:03

FAIRFIELD, N.J., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Backed by a strong commitment to provide innovative exterior LED lighting solutions, Amerlux introduces the new AVISTA LED Light Engine for illuminating nearly any traditional exterior lighting fixture for both new and retrofit installations. AVISTA can be used in a traditional post top and other fixtures designed for street lighting, parks, pedestrian walkways, recreational areas, parking lots, schools and municipalities. Amerlux is a...


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2010-09-29 16:52:36

The incandescent light bulb provides a source of electric light through incandescence. The bulb works by passing current through a filament which heats to a temperature that produces light. The glass bulb that contains the filament prevents oxidation of the hot filament. The bulbs are also called electric lamps. Incandescent bulbs come in a various sizes and voltages. They can range from 1.5 volts to 300, require no external regulating equipment and have low manufacturing costs. They work...

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2009-04-23 12:28:48

Pavel Nikolayevich Yablochkov (September 14, 1847 "“ March 31, 1984) was a Russian electrical engineer, inventor, and businessman. His most notable invention was a type of electric carbon arc lamp, called the Yablochkov candle. Yablochkov graduated from Mykolayiv Engineering Institute as a military engineer in 1866. In 1869, he continued his education at the Galvanic School in St. Petersburg. Yablochkov settled in Moscow in 1873 after serving time in the army. After that, he was...

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2004-10-19 04:45:43

Light Pollution -- Light pollution refers to excess light, created by human activities, that brightens the night sky enough to hide many stars from observers. For the average person, light pollution means that even on a clear, moonless night, only a few stars may be visible. When a city grows up near an astronomical observatory, light pollution can make the observatory effectively useless. Unlike most forms of pollution, light pollution isn't persistent: turn the lights off, and the...

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Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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