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2014-09-03 23:06:47

FlareWorks today announced the exclusive availability of its new mobile messaging service, called Flares. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 FlareWorks today announced the exclusive availability of its new mobile messaging service, called Flares, throughout North America for Apple iOS devices. Flares uses simple signals, most notably location bursts, to communicate, in real-time, between friends and family. Flares design simplicity is predicated on a duo-command construct. The...

Green Propellant Infusion Mission
2014-08-20 03:00:59

NASA Milestone progress is being made in readying NASA’s Green Propellant Infusion Mission (GPIM) for launch in 2016, a smallsat designed to test the unique attributes of a high-performance, non-toxic, “green” fuel on orbit. The GPIM marks the first time the United States will use a spacecraft to test green propellant technology, thereby showcasing the innovation needed to develop a fully domestic, green propellant solution for the next generation of space flight. GPIM is a...

2014-07-01 08:27:11

BETHESDA, Md., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fourth of July season will boast over 15,000 fireworks displays nationwide from small towns to big city extravaganzas. Five of the biggest "must see" fireworks displays include: 1. New York City, NY, Macy's 4(th) of July Spectacular, July 4: The "Granddaddy of them all" display will be held on the East River and feature the Brooklyn Bridge as a stage, along with three (3) barges. Pyro Spectaculars by Souza will...

2014-06-20 08:23:29

Texas Ophthalmological Association Offers Tips for Fireworks Safety AUSTIN, Texas, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- June is Fireworks Eye Safety Awareness Month, and the Texas Ophthalmological Association (TOA) wants to remind consumers to leave fireworks to professionals. "Too many Fourth of July celebrations are ruined because a child has to be rushed to the emergency room after a fireworks accident," said Sidney K. Gicheru, MD, TOA President, who practices in Irving, Texas....

2014-06-12 16:26:19

Eye physicians and surgeons remind the public that fireworks are not toys SAN FRANCISCO, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans spend hundreds of millions of dollars annually on consumer fireworks, which cause more than 9,000 injuries a year.(1,2) With the Fourth of July holiday just weeks away, the American Academy of Ophthalmology is reminding the public that fireworks are not toys but incendiary devices that can cause devastating eye injuries. The Academy is issuing tips to help deter...

2013-12-30 08:24:54

Nation's leading fireworks distributer encourages safe celebrations FLORENCE, Ala., Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "As we ring in 2014 with fireworks and sparklers, it's important to keep safety top of mind," says Sherri Fallin, spokesperson for TNT Fireworks East. Americans use more than six times the amount of fireworks now than they did less than 40 years ago. In that same time period, fireworks-related injuries in the United States have plummeted, according to the U.S. Consumer Products...

Understanding Fluid Slosh To Improve Rocket Safety And Efficiency
2013-12-17 07:38:16

NASA Since Robert Goddard's first launch of a liquid propellant rocket in 1926, experts have worked to perfect engine propulsion systems. As launch vehicles have grown in size, fuel and oxidizer tanks have become more complex resulting in unexpected changes in thrust, potentially endangering flight crews and mission success. A team of scientists and engineers at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida is now studying how to better understand this phenomenon and reduce its potential impacts...

2013-07-19 23:18:57

Oil Field Flares Operate Successfully with GRAPHALLOY® High Temperature Bearings Yonkers, NY (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 Graphite Metallizing Corporation announces GRAPHALLOY® high temperature bearings for use in gas burn-off flares. These bearings are uniquely suited to help control the volatility of flares at oil and natural gas production sites. This innovative development resulted from a customer requirement to overcome design problems in a control linkage. The high heat of these...

2013-07-09 23:27:40

Personal injury lawyer David Perecman of The Perecman Firm weighs in on fireworks after two Fourth of July pyrotechnic accidents caused numerous injuries. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 A Fourth of July fireworks accident sent six people to the hospital in Plattsburg, New York. According to The Wall Street Journal (7.4.13), the planned fireworks display malfunctioned, sending remnants of a blast into the stands at Airborne Speedway. This was an eye-opening example of how things can...

Space Weather Prediction Systems Need To Be More Reliable
2013-07-06 04:29:18

John P. Millis, Ph.D. for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online The residents of Earth have a vested interest in being able to accurately predict solar activity, particularly events such as solar flares and coronal mass ejections (CMEs). These eruptions spew energetic charged particles into the solar system at fantastic rates, which have the potential to damage orbiting satellites and even ground based power grids. Our first line of defense against solar activity is knowing when to...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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