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2013-08-01 23:21:45

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp® attempts to submit an invention, Gaming Video Smoke Eliminator, to companies for review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 "While playing video games in public, I was confronted by a person that was blowing his second hand smoke in my face, and neither of us wanted to move to a different video game machine because we were both winning our respective games," said an inventor and gaming enthusiast from Santa Fe, N.M. "He gave me the...

2013-08-01 23:04:51

The investment in installing propane and new props at Lakeland College Emergency Training Centre means enhanced training scenarios and more practice time for all firefighter students. Vermilion, Alberta (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 Response training for building or structural fires at Lakeland College Emergency Training Centre (ETC) now involves more realistic scenarios; thanks to extensive renovations to the 7-storey fire tower at the Vermilion campus. Piped-in propane, fire-retardant...

2013-07-24 23:23:52

The new Run-Rite Smoke Machine with UV (5350) is an economical, compact automotive leak detector with many features found on more expensive machines. Stroudsburg, PA (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 The new Run-Rite Smoke Machine with UV (5350) is an economical, compact automotive leak detector with many features found on more expensive machines. It’s a portable, automaker-approved smoke machine ideal for pinpointing various system leaks on gasoline or diesel vehicles. The Run-Rite 5350 features...

2013-07-24 23:20:25

AirFilters.com commissioned a study on limiting odors and particles released from smoking marijuana indoors. This study shows legal cannabis users how to filter the air to protect the indoor air quality for the ones they love. (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 Currently, 18 states have laws allowing the use of medical marijuana, with another 6 more pending legislation. With the growing number of legal cannabis users, AirFilters.com thought it was important to commission a study on the best ways to...

2013-07-15 23:03:18

U.S. Smoke & Fire has recently completed an installation of smoke curtains at the new home of Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies in Washington, DC. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 U.S. Smoke & Fire, A Division of CYSA Development, has completed the installation of an atrium smoke curtain system at 650 Massachusetts Avenue in Washington, DC. This address will be the new home for Georgetown University’s School of Continuing Studies (SCS), which offers graduate...

2013-07-10 15:25:34

New insights into why obese cigarette smokers experience a high risk of heart disease suggest that cigarette smoke affects the activity of hundreds of key genes that both protect the heart and lungs and expose them to damage. The study, published in ACS' Chemical Research in Toxicology, suggests that the effects may be especially profound in obese nonsmokers who inhale "sidesteam smoke" from cigarettes smoldering nearby. Diana J. Bigelow and colleagues point out that active smoking doubles...

2013-06-06 23:23:54

Flash fires can spring up unexpectedly and cause damage and injury. A water and fire restoration provider explains the phenomena and how it should be handled. Cleveland OH (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 Restoration Local, one of the leading providers of water and fire restoration services in the US, is offering tips to property owners on the dangers associated with flash fires. Any sort of fire can be dangerous unless properly contained, but flash fires are especially hazardous due to their...


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2009-07-06 16:44:13

Haze is a type of atmospheric phenomenon where dust, smoke and dry particles in the air obscure the sky's clarity. Haze is created through various activities including farming, traffic pollution,and even wildfires. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) categorizes the obscuration of the Earth's atmosphere by a list of different types of atmospheric phenomena. One of these is haze. The other classifications are: fog, ice fog, steam fog, mist, smoke, volcanic ash, dust, sand, and snow....

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.