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2011-01-09 00:43:59

Media partner of ABC Television Group, GreenRightNow.com, has recognized The Watchman's Rattle: Thinking Our Way Out of Extinction, by Rebecca D. Costa, as one of the best "green" books of 2010. Selections were made by Editor Barbara Kessler, and released via GreenRightNow.com, ABC Television Group affiliates and independent television stations around the country. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) January 7, 2011 Media partner of ABC Television Group, GreenRightNow.com, has recognized The Watchman's...

2010-12-28 00:00:38

Library Journal, the oldest and most esteemed publication covering the library industry, has chosen Rebecca D. Costa's The Watchman's Rattle: Thinking Our Way Out of Extinction as one of the best science and technology books of 2010. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) December 27, 2010 Library Journal, the oldest and most esteemed publication covering the library industry, has chosen Rebecca D. Costa's The Watchman's Rattle: Thinking Our Way Out of Extinction as one of the best science and technology...

2008-07-25 15:00:36

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a voluntary recall of Kids II infant rattles because of a choking hazard. The rattles, imported from China by Kids II Inc. of Alpharetta, Ga., include antenna attached to a bee figure. The tip of the antenna can detach, posing a choking hazard to small children, CPSC said in a statement. About 19,000 of the recalled rattles were sold between January 2008 and June 2008 for between $2 and $3 each. The rattles are a soft toy shaped like...

2006-06-28 10:04:22

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Luxury retailer Tiffany & Co. Inc. has agreed to pay a $262,500 civil penalty to settle claims that it failed to report a hazard with its infant teether rattles, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said on Wednesday. The commission said Tiffany did not report to the government in a timely manner that the center bar on its Farm Teether Rattle could break, releasing small beads and animal figures and posing a choking and aspiration hazard to babies.


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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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