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2012-07-14 23:00:21

Orgill Inc, one of the nation's largest hardware distributors is now distributing the patented Super Rope Cinch knot-tying device. Orgill currently distributes hardware goods to over 6500 stores in the U.S. and Canada. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) July 14, 2012 Orgill Inc, one of the nation's largest hardware distributors is now distributing the patented Super Rope Cinch knot-tying device. Orgill Inc. currently distributes hardware goods to over 6500 stores in the U.S. and Canada.The Super Rope...

2012-06-13 06:23:21

MARKHAM, Ontario, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian toy manufacturer Round 5 Corporation (Round 5) in partnership with licensing agents Studio Licensing Inc and Established Brands Inc., announces multi-year exclusive licensing agreement to manufacture and produce certain categories of toys under the popular Cut The Rope brand. Round 5 will have exclusive rights to manufacture and produce various leading toy categories including figures, plush, and playsets that will reflect the dynamic...

2012-04-09 02:24:31

VICTORIA, BC and PORTLAND, OR, April 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Naturally Advanced Technologies Inc. ("NAT" or the "Company") (TSXV: NAT) (OTCBB: NADVF), which produces and markets CRAiLAR®, a natural fiber made from flax and other bast fibers, announced that it has entered into a short term CRAiLAR Flax fiber development agreement with PVH Corp (NYSE: PVH), one of the largest global apparel companies. The agreement begins this month to support evaluation of processing CRAiLAR Flax...

2011-12-20 11:38:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ZeptoLab, creators of the award winning game Cut the Rope(TM), in conjunction with Ape Entertainment, developers of the hugely popular Pocket God digital comic series, is proud to announce Om Nom(TM), the lovable character from the game, is now a comic book hero in his very own app for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. Millions of fans that play Cut the Rope have fallen in love with the adorable green monster and now, through the new comic...

2011-10-14 10:05:05

An international team of researchers has invented new artificial muscles strong enough to rotate objects a thousand times their own weight, but with the same flexibility of an elephant´s trunk or octopus limbs. In a paper published online today on Science Express, the scientists and engineers from the University of British Columbia, the University of Wollongong in Australia, the University of Texas at Dallas and Hanyang University in Korea detail their innovation. The study elaborates...

2011-09-19 09:04:00

WATERFORD, Vt., Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- What could be a more universal sign that you support the fight against breast cancer than proudly displaying a pink doormat on your doorstep in October - National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Even better, what if that doormat were made from recycled rope that otherwise could have ended up in a landfill? (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110919/CG70493) In October, pink goes with every home! Pink doormats on the doorstep...

2011-08-25 13:26:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Aug. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Om Nom, star of ZeptoLab's Cut the Rope, a number one iOS and Android game, will be mingling with other celebrities at Perez Hilton's One Night in Los Angeles party on Saturday, August 27 at the Wiltern Theater. Om Nom has been gobbling candy and charming millions of fans around the world as the center of attention in Cut the Rope since its launch in 2010, and has starred most recently in Cut the Rope: Experiments, which premiered on...

2011-05-03 09:00:00

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it has introduced a new ultra-thin Spectra® fiber for high-performance fishing line, offering all the high strength and stretch resistance of Spectra fiber in a slimmer profile that enables smoother casting and better line sensitivity to fish bites. The new product, which is 25 percent thinner than previous Spectra fibers, will allow manufacturers to develop new,...

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2010-11-30 09:50:00

By Dawn Fuller, University of Cincinnati In the wild, how does a snake climb a vertical surface without slipping? An examination involving boa constrictors is published by University of Cincinnati researchers. In a unique study involving young boa constrictors, University of Cincinnati researchers put snakes to work on varying diameters and flexibility of vertical rope to examine how they might move around on branches and vines to gather food and escape enemies in their natural habitat. The...

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2010-11-22 09:25:29

Princeton researchers use robotics and high-speed cameras to examine engineering principles behind common game Jump ropes are used by kids for fun and by athletes for training. But what about the underlying physics? How do jump ropes work? Can important engineering principles be studied? Jeff Aristoff and Howard Stone of Princeton University have built themselves a robotic jump rope device that controls all the rope parameters -- rope rotation rate, rope density, diameter, length, and the...