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2011-01-18 00:00:40

From Biblical flooding in Australia and Brazil to epic snowstorms across the entire northern hemisphere, our restless planet is demonstrating a powerful and humbling capacity for the extreme; whether it is snow, rain, fire or wind, our home planet is reminding us daily that Emergency Preparedness should become a way of life. Families with Freeze Dried Food, Survival Kits, and Emergency Preparedness Supplies will be equipped to weather the increasing storms of our planet's New Normal. Round...

2010-11-26 00:01:48

Rok Modern Stone-Age Cooking introduces a new blend of grilling salt for use with its hot stone cooking sets. This blend contains Himalayan Salt for the most healthy and savory stone cooking experience. San Jose, CA (Vocus) November 24, 2010 Rok introduces its new Premium Plus Grilling Salt. Starting with its original Premium Grilling Salt, generous amounts of Himalayan Pink Salt have been added to provide a blend of grilling salt unmatched for its flavor and healthy aspects. Himalayan salt...

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2010-10-26 08:20:00

It has been almost six months since 16-year-old Abby Sunderland's 40-foot vessel, Wild Eyes, was damaged in a storm, leaving her stranded in the middle of the Indian Ocean. But on Monday, she finally got a chance to meet the people who developed the technology used to save her life. Abby visited NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., on Oct. 25 to meet Search and Rescue Manager Dave Affens and a team of engineers. He and his team developed the Search and Rescue Satellite...

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2010-08-26 12:40:00

The evolutionary history of the Thaumoctopus mimicus lineage reveals the steps it took to become a master of disguise Paul the Octopus"”the eight-legged oracle who made international headlines with his amazingly accurate football forecasting"”isn't the only talented cephalopod in the sea. The Indonesian mimic octopus, which can impersonate flatfish and sea snakes to dupe potential predators, may well give Paul a run for his money when it comes to "see-worthy" skills. By creatively...

2010-08-18 12:34:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- If you're like most parents, your pediatrician told you at your child's back-to-school check-up how important it is that your kids drink plenty of water. But how can we get our kids to drink more water when they're bombarded each day with sugary choices like juice, soda and chocolate milk? Just in time for Back-to-School, Dr. Maoshing Ni (Dr. Mao) -- the highly-regarded wellness expert, author of several best-selling health books including Secrets...

2010-07-27 08:08:00

NEW YORK, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether it be a souffle, a spaghetti carbonara or just a perfectly flipped and folded omelet, for many Americans there is that one dish that is their signature one or the one they dream of perfecting. While four in five U.S. adults (79%) say they enjoy cooking, just three in ten (30%) say they love it and almost half (49%) say they enjoy it when they have the time. One in five Americans say they either do not enjoy cooking (14%) or do not cook (7%)....

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2010-07-09 10:25:00

At the end of June, ESA's six astronaut candidates were thrown out of a helicopter, left to drift at sea and abandoned under the hot Mediterranean sun "“ but luckily they were well-trained and under supervision. Astronauts have to be prepared for almost everything in space, but also anything on the ground. This could be, for example, an emergency landing in a faraway place: spacecraft leaving the International Space Station may be forced to come down in the sea, desert, tropical...

2010-06-16 10:08:00

MARIETTA, Ga., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- My Tarp, the seller of truck tarps, covers, screens and shades, is now able to create custom made tarps and covers for their customers. Custom tarps are available in canvas, poly, vinyl, vinyl coated mesh and Recacril fabrics. Color options that are available depend on the material that is being used for the custom truck tarp or cover. Steve Gao, Customer Service Manager of My Tarp (http://www.mytarp.com), said, "Offering custom made products is...

2010-06-14 09:00:00

NEW YORK, June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Cooking Light launches a nationwide search to find the chef with the healthiest and most innovative cooking approach. The contest, searching for a self-taught or professionally-trained chef, launches today at CookingLight.com/castingcall. It runs through August 14, 2010. Entrants must submit a three-minute prep-to-plate video of a healthy, original recipe on which they will be judged. Four finalists will be chosen from the entries to compete in a live...

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2010-06-01 08:05:00

We're not losing our collective ability to cook -- it's just that the skill set has changed The home-cooked meal is alive and well, says a University of British Columbia researcher. It just doesn't look, taste or feel like a Leave-it-to-Beaver meal from the 1950s. Dean Simmons is a recent graduate of UBC's Integrated Studies in Land and Food Systems program, where his research focused on the practice and significance of domestic cooking to families in British Columbia. He presented the...


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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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