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2010-04-14 12:00:00

MARIETTA, Ga., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The online tarp superstore, MyTarp.com, has expanded its canvas tarps and canvas fabrics inventory to include more canvas tarps, duck canvas tarps as well as canvas fabric colors. Canvas tarps are made from 100% cotton fabric and are both breathable and durable. These high quality tarps are more eco-friendly than poly and vinyl tarps and are resistant to water, mildew and rot. A canvas tarp is a great choice to cover stationary objects that need...

2010-03-22 11:57:00

NEW YORK, March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Move Collective, LLC, today invites you to celebrate World Water Day by making the choice to embrace clean drinking water in a sustainable manner. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100322/NY74450 ) The most popular mode Americans currently employ to obtain clean drinking water, with single-use plastic water bottles, has a hefty price tag attached to it. Americans annually spend over $15 billion on bottled water. Environmentally, the costs...

2010-03-22 09:10:00

PARKER, Colo., March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of World Water Day on March 22, WorldNomads.com wanted to educate travelers on water safety precautions overseas. Water is something most travelers take for granted until they step on a plane and head out into the developing world. Then they suddenly realize that this precious liquid so necessary to sustain life can also cause serious ill health and even worse. Nothing ruins a good trip like a bout of diarrhea, nausea, feeling totally...

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2010-03-04 08:10:00

Remarkable Strategy Evolved to Avoid Predators On the open sand plains of the Caribbean seafloor, where soft-bodied animals are routinely exposed to predators, camouflage can be key to survival. Perhaps no group of animals is quite as adept at blending in with its surroundings as cephalopods, who along with relatives the cuttlefish and squid, have evolved a unique skin system that can instantaneously change their appearance. In the February 2010 issue of The Biological Bulletin, MBL Senior...

2010-02-11 06:30:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Cobham Life Support-ACR Products today announced the launch of a new subscription-based satellite self test service, 406Link.com, now available to current and new owners of 406 MHz Personal Locator Beacons (PLBs) and Emergency Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRBs). Available in two service plans, 406Link.com now gives thousands of owners of 406 MHz emergency beacons the ability to send non-distress messages for the first time via text/e-mail to...

2010-01-28 15:21:00

MARIETTA, Ga., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Online tarps superstore MyTarp.com has expanded its inventory to include new high quality tarps designed for building enclosure and building hoarding. The new building enclosure and building hoarding tarps are constructed of high quality flame retardant vinyl fabrics including temper tent vinyl and coated vinyl tarp material. The new temper tent vinyl tarps are extremely strong and resistant to cold temperatures, waterproof, and flame and tear...

2010-01-19 09:30:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Cobham Life Support today announced the acquisition of SafeLife Systems, a subscription-based satellite self test detection service from PROCON, Inc., based in Knoxville, Tennessee. The newly acquired service gives thousands of owners of 406 MHz Personal Locator Beacons (PLBs), Emergency Locator Transmitters (ELTs) and Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRBs) the ability to send non-distress messages via text/e-mail to family and...

2009-11-12 12:02:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine facing one disaster -- an earthquake or hurricane, a breakdown on the highway, a hiking miscalculation -- then realizing you are about to face the additional disaster of being unprepared. With the First Alert Emergency Preparedness Kit from Safeguard(TM), you will be ready for the unexpected. Perfect for the home, office or car, this one-person kit is equipped with a three-day supply of everything you need to make the best of a bad...

2009-08-27 10:00:00

New Visual Concealment Technology Based on Animal Vision The 2009 hunting season kicks off in early September. As hunters gear up this year, they'll have a new, scientifically-advanced option for visual concealment -- GORE(TM) OPTIFADE(TM) Concealment. Designed by W.L. Gore & Associates (makers of GORE-TEX(R)), the pattern takes into account how deer and other hoofed-animals see - very differently than humans. Through the ages, hunting has evolved with the advent of new...

2009-08-09 05:29:36

Scottish national parks are dealing with camping equipment so inexpensive many visitors simply abandon tents and sleeping bags, rangers said. Rangers patrolling the bonnie bonnie banks of Loch Lomond sometimes need police escorts, The Scotsman reports. They have found many campers become abusive and even threaten violence when told to strike their tents and clear up after themselves. To make matters worse, some visitors set their tents on fire instead of just walking away. High-end camping...


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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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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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