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2015-04-28 12:25:21

According to the EY Oil & Gas Center's US quarterly outlook HOUSTON, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As US producers slashed spending, idled rigs, withheld completions, and neared the

2015-04-28 12:25:06

DALLAS, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Roof Coating Market by Type (Elastomeric, Bituminous, Tiles, Metals), Technology (Water Based, Solvent Based), Roof Type

2015-04-28 12:24:48

DALLAS, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global and Chinese Zinc Citrate Industry, 2010-2020 Market Research Report" is a professional and in-depth study on the current

2015-04-28 12:24:43

SALT LAKE CITY, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- American Sands Energy Corp.

2015-04-28 08:40:37

Four simple steps can keep your engine running longer and save you money MILWAUKEE, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The lawnmower is the workhorse of your outdoor power equipment and you need

2015-04-28 08:32:41

NEW YORK, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether you are an existing RELLECIGA BIKINI customer or it's new to you, you might notice that the new RELLECIGA

2015-04-28 08:27:40

LAKE FOREST, Calif., April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc., (NASDAQ: QTWW) will hold a conference call to announce its First Quarter 2015 financial

2015-04-28 08:27:25

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD)

2015-04-28 08:26:02

- First quarter 2015 earnings per share of $1.87, a 21 percent increase versus first quarter 2014 and a record high first quarter for the company SAN ANTONIO, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-04-28 04:21:21

Highest growth rate since September driven by recovery in gasoil demand SINGAPORE, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- China's apparent oil demand* in March increased 6.5% from a year earlier


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Caribbean Pine, Pinus caribaea
2014-04-18 08:11:48

Caribbean pine (Pinus caribaea) is native to Central America, Cuba, the Bahamas as well as the Turks and Caicos Islands. The Caribbean pine also grows in Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica, Colombia, South Africa and China where they were introduced by foresters. This pine often forms pure stands but can be found growing mixed in with oaks and other pines as long as the soil is well drained and acidic. The Caribbean pine grows in forest of the lowlands up to about 2,297 feet but can...

Acid Rain
2013-04-01 10:21:17

Acid rain is any form of precipitation that is unusually acidic, meaning that is possesses high levels of hydrogen ions. It can have harmful effects on aquatic animals, plants, and infrastructure. Acid rain is caused by emissions of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide, which react with the water molecules within the atmosphere to produce acids. Nitrogen oxides can be produced naturally by lightening strikes. Sulfur dioxide can be produced naturally by volcanic eruptions. The chemicals that are...

Physics
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Physics is a natural science involving the study of matter and its motion through space-time, along with related concepts such as energy and force. On a broader scale, it also involves the general analysis of nature, conducted in order to understand how the universe behaves. Physics is one of the oldest academic disciplines, perhaps the oldest through its inclusion of astronomy. Physics was part of natural philosophy until the Scientific Revolution in the 16th century, when the natural...

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2010-10-08 17:40:50

Aerosol spray is a dispensing system that creates an aerosol mist of liquid particles. The liquid is usually contained in a bottle under liquid pressure that is released when the valve is opened. As the gas in the can expands to drive out the liquid some of the propellant evaporates to maintain an even pressure. Erick Rotheim invented the first aerosol spray can in 1926. Lyle Goodhue and William Sullivan were the first to put it to good use and are credited as the inventors of the modern...

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2009-07-17 12:29:12

Fermium is a synthetic, radioactive metallic element. It has the symbol Fm and atomic number 100. It is an element in the actinide series. It is named after nuclear physicist Enrico Fermi. Fermium became the eighth transuranic (having an atomic number greater than 92) element discovered. It was first discovered in 1952 by a team of scientists led by Albert Ghiorso. They found fermium-255 in debris of the first hydrogen bomb explosion from Operation Ivy. Fermium-255 was created when...

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Word of the Day
gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'