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2014-09-19 16:21:16

President and CEO Ruston Seaman Accepts eTown E-Chievement Award for Teaching WV Students to Build Solar Lights for Disaster Relief in Developing Countries. PHILIPPI, W.Va., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New Vision Renewable Energy is the recipient of the eTown E-Chievement Award airing Sept. 17(th) through the 23(rd )on NPR. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140919/147281 New Vision was nominated by a listener who felt their work in solar energy fit the criteria...

2014-09-19 12:27:49

Showcases the Key Technologies and Components for Next-Generation Networks NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Light Reading (www.lightreading.com), the market-leading online community for the global communications sector, today announced its 'Next-Generation Network Components ? Wired, Wireless, and Virtual' www.lightreading.com/ngnc2014 one-day event will take place on Thursday, November 6 at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara in Santa Clara, Calif....

2014-09-19 08:28:33

DUBLIN, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Screen Printing Machine Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global Screen Printing Machine Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global screen printing machine industry. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions, classifications, applications...

2014-09-19 08:25:51

Cindy Crawford Spends Time on Program and Witnesses Orbis's Work First-Hand NEW YORK, Sept.19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbis, a leading global non-governmental organization (NGO) that works to eliminate avoidable blindness, hosted global sponsor OMEGA for a visit to the Flying Eye Hospital (FEH) program in Trujillo, Peru. As part of the OMEGA visit, Cindy Crawford, long-time brand ambassador to OMEGA, spent a day onboard the Flying Eye Hospital, where Cindy was able to experience...

2014-09-19 08:24:42

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LAC Group, the Leader in Information Curation and Knowledge Management, will present a webinar titled "The Rise of the Library" to demonstrate how the new 'Library as a Service' model can deliver true Competitive Intelligence results for law firms and corporations. Co-hosting the webinar will be Manzama, a provider of social media listening and monitoring platforms for service professionals. Photo -...

2014-09-19 08:24:26

CLEVELAND, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ali Maier's new children's book Mom Made Us Write This In The Summer inspires kids to read and journal and highlights the importance of sibling relationships. The title just received the 2014 International Book Awards recognition as the winner in Children's Fiction and is already highly regarded in its genre. Maier dives into the minds of ten-year-old twins Max and Maggie as they document their summer and try to get along in this candid,...

2014-09-19 08:22:58

MHTA to honor Minnesota's top technology companies and individuals ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- H.B. Fuller (NYSE: FUL) announced today that the Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA) has named the company as a finalist in the Advanced Manufacturing category for the 2014 Tekne Awards, which will be held at the Minneapolis Convention Center on Thursday, Nov. 13. The Tekne Awards honor Minnesota companies and individuals who have shown superior technology innovation...

2014-09-18 23:08:45

The new Flip PDF Professional marks a milestone achievement for Flipbuilder.com. The company now restates the ultimate benefits of converting PDF documents into impressive page flip e-Books. (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 The need to effectively engage with the online community is becoming increasingly important as more companies and individuals take their businesses online. In light of this, FlipBuilder, a digital publishing platform, recently launched their new Flip PDF Professional, a PDF...

2014-09-18 16:26:21

The popular ebook, How To Gain Wealth With Just One Word, now has an audiobook and an extended edition coming soon. NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- http://www.amazon.com/How-Gain-Wealth-Just-Word-ebook/dp/B00FTUFPHO Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140918/147061 On most days, it is #1 in Kindle Short Reads/Self Help on Amazon.com as well as on Amazon international sites, Gene Geter's ebook, How To Gain Wealth With Just One Word has been helping people...

2014-09-18 12:27:54

Raw confessions -- no lessons CHICAGO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Failure:Lab, an international movement showcasing personal stories of failure, is coming to Chicago on Thursday, Oct. 2. The one-of-a-kind format features a diverse blend of storytelling and music. By sharing stories globally of individual vulnerability, Failure:Lab is working to eliminate the fear, stigma, and isolation around failure while removing roadblocks to communication, innovation and community. "Don't let the name...


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2013-03-16 08:36:48

Image Credit: Photos.com A podcast is digital media in a series of related content that is downloaded by a subscription through web syndication or streamed online onto either a computer or mobile device. The word podcast was derived from the terms “broadcast” and “pod,” by the success of the iPod. Most podcasts are streamed or downloaded onto mobile devices such as smartphones and the iPod. The podcast is media transferred to a user’s device, similar to a radio or TV broadcast....

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2010-12-03 22:59:13

The Post-it note is a piece of stationery designed for temporarily attaching notes to documents and other surfaces through the use of a strip of adhesive on the back. They are most commonly seen in a 3-inch square and yellow in color although they can come in a variety of shapes, colors, and sizes. A low-tack adhesive allows the notes to be stuck and removed quickly with no residue left behind. Art Fry, of 3M, created the post-it note by using an adhesive developed by a colleague. 3M was...

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2010-12-03 22:41:28

A memory card or flash card is used for storing digital information through electronic flash memory. These memory cards are used in digital cameras, mobile phones, laptop computers, MP3 players, and video game consoles. They are compact, recordable, and they retain data without power. PC Cards were among the first commercial memory card formats to come out in the 1990s but are now relegated to industrial applications and for connecting I/O devices such as modems. A number of other memory...

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2010-10-11 21:16:18

Liquid Paper, a brand of the Newell Rubbermaid Company, is a type of correction fluid used to fix typewriting in the past and now handwriting mistakes. Bette Nesmith Graham created the first correction fluid in 1951. Since she worked as a typist she made many mistakes and wanted to correct them, so she started with tempera paint and created what she called Mistake Out. She even provided her co-workers with bottles that had the brand name on it. Soon Graham was fired from her typist job...

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2010-10-06 21:28:02

Roll film is any type of spool-wound photographic film. The film is protected from white light exposure by a paper backing as opposed to film which is protected by being wound forward in a cartridge. It was originally referred to as "cartridge" film due to its resemblance to a shotgun cartridge. The film can be loaded in daylight since it has an opaque backing paper. During use, the spool of roll film is pulled across to an identical spool as exposures are made, once the original spool is...

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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'