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2011-08-06 00:00:28

EcoStinger sun protection is giving all online participants the chance to receive a free* full body stinger suit with hood for girls and boys valued at $52.90USD and featuring UPF50+ UV protection blocking over 97.5% of the sun UV radiation, chlorine resistance and eco-friendly. No need to fill forms or submit any request. * Conditions applies. Traverse City, MI (PRWEB) August 05, 2011 EcoStinger sun protection is giving all online participants the chance to receive a free* full body...

2011-08-05 07:36:00

LONDON, August 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, has announced the commercial availability of a new voice distress service on FleetBroadband. The free-to-use service ensures that, in the event of an emergency, all non-priority telephone calls underway on the vessel's FleetBroadband are interrupted, connecting the caller directly to a Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC). The new...

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2011-08-02 07:10:00

Personal locator beacon proves essential to teen hikers A NOAA geostationary satellite played a pivotal role in the July 23 rescue of a group of student hikers from a vicious grizzly bear attack in Alaska, helping direct first responders to the scene. The teenagers were hiking through the Alaska wilderness and crossing a creek about 93 miles north of Anchorage when the bear attacked. Of the four teens injured by the attack, two required hospitalization. Other members of the hiking troop...

2011-07-24 00:02:04

Announcing the development of a Stainless Steel Sports bottle which will create your own personal Naturally Energized Water when filled from any clean water source. (PRWEB) July 23, 2011 Announcing the development of a Stainless Steel Sports bottle which will create your own personal Naturally Energized Water when filled from any clean water source. WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF THE N.E.W. BOTTLE? Improved taste If you like the taste of spring water, you'll love the taste of water from your...

2011-06-29 09:17:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency Auxiliary Communications Service (ACS) program staff joined amateur radio enthusiasts from across the nation on June 25 as part of American Radio Relay League's "Field Day.'' The event allowed ACS staff to demonstrate simulated crisis operations using only equipment from back-up power sources. They also showcased the newest voice and data capabilities, as well as historical Morse code to...

2011-06-24 11:44:00

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IMI 1st DIGITAL MANUFACTURING CONFERENCE -- CamoScience(TM) -- the Special Operations Apps' smart-device breakthrough -- and new Direct-to-Garment printing technology, the major focus at this week's 1st Digital Manufacturing Conference, may herald a revolution in military camouflage uniforms, according to K. Dominic Cincotti, president of MW Research and Development, Inc., and the creator of Photo-Stealth(TM). "In a matter of days -- using...

2011-06-21 00:00:27

With all the tornadoes that hit our country in the last 2 months we really need to be prepared. Survival Kits can save lives, At survivaltools-equipment.com consumers can be better prepared. Janesville, WI (PRWEB) June 20, 2011 Residents of Joplin, Missouri know all too well what it's like to be caught unprepared for a deadly tornado. At least 120 people died when a tornado ripped through this Midwest community. In October 2010, severe storms with hurricane force winds roared through the...

2011-05-19 12:02:00

Text, iPhone app and social media join traditional preparedness methods WASHINGTON, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With new predictions for an above-average 2011 Atlantic hurricane season, the American Red Cross is adding technology to the many ways it helps people to get prepared. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts that 12-18 named storms, 6-10 hurricanes and 3-6 major hurricanes...

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2011-05-17 10:48:21

Team from MBL, West Point uses new imaging technology to 'see' camouflaged marine animals in the eyes of their predators How could a colorblind animal know how to change its skin color to blend into its surroundings? And what will the animal's predator "see," looking at its prey before and after it hides? These provocative questions are addressed in article published today by a collaborative team from the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) in Woods Hole, Mass., and the U.S. Military Academy...

2011-05-10 11:00:00

DENVER, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Redverz Gear, innovator of world-class expedition tents, has captured the attention of motorcycle travel enthusiasts around the globe with its flagship product. The company's second-generation tent adds to the appeal of the unique design, which shelters travelers, motorbikes and gear under one roof, by allowing customers to go stealth in a new, more neutral green color. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110510/LA98763) The spacious garage...


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10 Tips To A Great Summer
2012-07-16 20:56:36

With the start of summer upon us, we start thinking of things to do on the weekend and how to keep the kids busy. Here are a few things that may just help accomplish that and also to stay safe during this summer. #1 Weather is always a big player in whichever season it maybe, but the summer is a when the United States experiences some of its most severe weather such as Tornadoes and Hurricanes. The best tip for this is to be prepared. If the National Weather Service issues a watch or...

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2010-10-21 17:34:41

Morse code is a form of textual transmission as a series of on-off tones, lights, or clicks that are interpreted by a skilled listener. International Morse Code encodes the Roman alphabet, Arabic numerals, and a small set of punctuation as standardized sequences of short and long "dots" and "dashes". Since many non-English languages have more than 26 letters there are extensions to the Morse alphabet. The speed of Morse code is measure in WPM. A dot is one "on" element followed by an off...

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