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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...

2013-05-17 23:16:28

Hitachi Cable America, a unit of Hitachi Cable Ltd., has recently announced the release of a new line of halogen-free, heat resistant LAN cables. Manchester, NH (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 Hitachi Cable is announcing a new lineup of halogen-free heat resistant LAN cables for rolling stock as a part of our related product lineup. The products in this new lineup are highly heat resistant and can withstand temperatures of 90 deg C and satisfy the fire safety standards required in the EN*1. As...

2013-05-13 23:25:49

A new How to Remove Smoke Smell from the House Tips report has been published by SmellsBeGone.com, the leading provider of natural odor eliminating products for the home and office recently announced. (PRWEB) May 13, 2013 A new How to Remove Smoke Smell from the House Tips report has been published by SmellsBeGone.com, the leading provider of natural odor eliminating products for the home and office recently announced. The new report contains helpful information for those who want to know...

2013-05-10 23:27:47

The High Density Packaging (HDP) User Group headquartered in the United States announces the second phase of a project for evaluation of halogen-free cabling replacements. Cave Creek, Arizona (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 The High Density Packaging (HDP) User Group headquartered in the United States announces the second phase of a project for evaluation of halogen free cabling replacements. Concerns over the potential release of harmful by products from electronic products containing halogenated...

Researchers Develop Device To Detect Secondhand Smoke
2013-03-22 09:07:24

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers at Dartmouth College have developed a device that is capable of detecting secondhand smoke — a gizmo that could be a powerful new tool in those attempting to avoid exposure to tobacco. The device, which is currently in the patent-pending prototype stage, weighs less than a cellphone and is approximately the same size as a Matchbox car, the researchers said. It uses polymer films to collect and measure the amount...

Secondhand Smoke Still A Problem In Apartment Buildings
2012-12-15 07:09:16

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reveals that nearly 29 million Americans who say they don't smoke in their apartments could still be exposed to secondhand smoke coming from other parts of the building. According to the CDC team, secondhand smoke can cause disease and premature death in non-smokers. Secondhand smoke potentially affects about 44 million Americans living in multi-unit housing each year. This...


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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
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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