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2013-01-25 23:03:23

The American Hot Rod Foundation has reached a milestone in its effort to preserve the history of the American hot rod culture. To date, the Foundation has gathered, digitized, researched and captioned more than 65,000 vintage images, primarily from private collections, creating one of the world's largest private hot rod-related photo collections. COS COB, CT (PRWEB) January 25, 2013 The Foundation's full-time historian and curator, Jim Miller, son of Eddie Millie Jr. and grandson of Eddie...

2011-12-19 19:00:00

Stand for Seated Users Offers Versatility in a Variety of Environments Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) December 19, 2011 IPEVO, Inc., a designer and maker of technology products for education and business, has introduced the Perch Side Stand as part of the Perch family of iPad/iPad 2 stands. The products are presently available for purchase through IPEVO's online store (http://www.ipevo.com). Also known as Perch M-type, the Perch Side Stand is 33 inches (85 centimeters) tall, positioning Apple's iPad...

2011-04-14 08:00:00

NORTHBROOK, Ill., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Underwriters Laboratories (UL) is notifying Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJs), electrical contractors, electricians and retailers that the ground rods identified below bear unauthorized UL Marks for the U.S. and Canada. These products have not been evaluated by UL to the applicable Standard for Safety for the U.S. and Canada and are not authorized to bear the UL Mark. Name of Product: Ground Rod, Model 834 cUL US LISTED 4X41 Number...

2010-06-16 13:10:00

CHICAGO, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Closet Works, Chicago's leading custom closet company is proud to participate in the 41st annual Chicago Pride Parade to be held Sunday, June 27th. Closet Works will sponsor a float in the parade, as well as host a fundraising event to benefit the AIDS Foundation of Chicago. The fundraiser will be held on Saturday, June 19th from 6-8pm at Chicago hotspot Cocktail (3359 N. Halsted St.). Attendees are asked to make a minimum $5 donation at the door to...

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2009-07-31 12:02:15

John Tartaglia is set to lead the cast of The New Fangled Variety Show for two performances in New York, show representatives said. The event will be taped before a live audience Aug. 10 at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. at Comix in New York. Featuring one of the funniest ensembles to hit the stage, incredible guest stars, live original music, sketch comedy, video shorts, hilarious puppets and Emmy- and Tony-award nominated actor John Tartaglia -- you never know what will happen in this multi-media...

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2009-07-13 09:33:35

The author of a new book about Michael Jackson claims he interviewed two of the late U.S. pop star's alleged male lovers. Jackson, who was married to and divorced from Lisa Marie Presley and Debbie Rowe, died June 25 of cardiac arrest after a suspected prescription drug overdose. He was 50. Although there has been much speculation about Jackson's sexuality throughout his life, the singer always maintained he was heterosexual. The New York Post quoted investigative journalist Ian Halperin as...

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2009-06-29 17:00:00

Most scientists who create models trying to understand the mechanics and aerodynamics of insect flight have assumed that insect wings are relatively rigid as they flap.New University of Washington research using high-speed digital imaging shows that, at least for some insects, wings that flex and deform, something like what happens to a heavy beach towel when you snap it to get rid of the sand, are the best for staying aloft."The evidence indicates that flexible wings are producing profoundly...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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