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2012-07-16 23:00:23

According to a recent study by Wakefield Research for 1-800-GOT-JUNK?, 79% of Americans believe children in 2025 will never get to see at least one item that's common in 2012. Vancouver (PRWEB) July 16, 2012 Kids in the future will have a very different idea of junk. Basement closets, junk drawers, and storage bins will likely be crammed with “junked” tech gadgets like iPads, not yellowed newspaper clippings, old coloring books, compact discs, or VHS tapes. Landline phones may...

2012-07-06 23:03:18

Despite the massive effect of the global downturn on builders of commercial aircraft and ships, companies primarily involved in the building of their military equivalents fared considerably better. The national security considerations of governments and long-term planning undertaken for military expenditure have ensured that revenue for the Global Military Shipbuilding and Submarines industry has been relatively stable. The contributions to industry revenue are particularly strong from North...

2012-05-15 20:54:03

New research from the University of Southampton has devised a new method to more accurately measure gas bubbles in pipelines. The ability to measure gas bubbles in pipelines is vital to the manufacturing, power and petrochemical industries. In the case of harvesting petrochemicals from the seabed, warning of bubbles present in the crude that is being harvested is crucial because otherwise when these bubbles are brought up from the seabed (where pressure is very high) to the surface where...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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