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2010-04-21 06:00:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- From bringing your own bags to the grocery store to turning off lights when you leave a room, each day we make decisions that can help create a greener world.

2010-04-15 14:19:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Good looks, a perfect head of hair, millions of adoring fans and one (possibly two) hit albums. With all he's got going for him, Justin Bieber's latest album, My World 2.0, which launched on March 23, has only reached Gold status.

2010-02-03 07:00:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Pens, like world-class athletic competitions, have superstars - top performers that consistently deliver.

2009-08-26 10:26:00

LONDON, August 26 /PRNewswire/ -- - Roskill Information Services - The Economics of Natural Graphite (7th Edition) - http://www.roskill.com/reports/natural Over the last decade, the development of thermal and chemical processes to produce high-purity natural graphite has enabled a more effective use of graphite resources, as lower grade ores and fines can be transformed into grades suitable for use in demanding applications such as batteries.

2009-05-12 14:37:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodby, Silverstein & Partners (GSP) has been named "Interactive Agency of the Year" by the One Show, an honor given for the first time in the show's 34-year history.

2008-09-08 09:00:32

The UK's Food Standards Agency has announced that supermarket chain Sainsbury's has recalled a batch of its own-brand confectionery product Strawberry Pencils as the product may contain pieces of metal in it. The store has recalled the affected batch from sale.

2008-08-18 00:00:00

IT'S not too long before the kids will be back at school, so we're giving every reader the chance to pick up a pack of 36 HB pencils, enough to keep them scribbling throughout the year! We've teamed up with Woolworths for another money-saving giveaway.

2008-08-06 09:00:27

By Kelly Tabor, The Enterprise Ledger, Ala. Aug. 6--Thanks to the local chapter of the Altrusa philanthropic organization, many Enterprise school children will receive free school supplies.


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2010-09-16 16:05:54

A pencil, containing a solid pigment core within a protective casing, is a common writing implement or art medium. Having a case keeps the pigment from breaking as well as from marking the user's hand. Pencils differ from pens because they leave marks by physical abrasion rather than staining the paper. The pigment leaves behind a trail of material that adheres to the sheet of paper or other writing surface. Cores are usually made of graphite mixed with clay to bind it. Graphite is durable...

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Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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