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2014-09-18 12:23:45

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FieldPoint Petroleum Corporation (NYSE/MKT: FPP) today provided an update on recent drilling activity. FieldPoint successfully recompleted its University Z1 well in Andrews County Texas. The well formerly produced from the Devonian formation but was perforated and acidized in the Wolfcamp zone and has begun to produce oil. The jet pump was re-installed, but a casing repair will be required before the well begins full production. The...

2014-09-18 12:23:37

CHICAGO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As one of the leading global beverage can makers, Rexam is committed to sustainability and raising awareness for the recyclability of aluminum cans. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140918/147019 To help bring this message to its local communities and raise money for charity, the company recently hosted its fourth annual "Cans for Cash" recycling event at its Chicago headquarters. Rexam partnered with United Scrap Metal, a local recycler,...

2014-09-18 12:23:31

COMPOUNDING RECYCLED GROUND TIRE RUBBER (GTR) FROM CARS AND TRUCKS WITH THERMOPLASTICS IS ONE METHOD OF ADDRESSING A SIGNIFICANT ENVRIONMENTAL PROBLEM MANSFIELD, Mass., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Ground Tire Rubber (GTR) is used in asphalt paving, synthetic mulch, and various types of athletic field surface top dressing, among other applications. Without tire recyclers, billions of tires would hit landfills on an annual basis. Photo -...

2014-09-18 12:23:26

CHANDLER TOWNSHIP, Mich., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy's Echo Wind Park has reached commercial operation and company officials celebrated its dedication today in the shadow of one of 70 wind turbines in the park. The Echo Wind Park in Huron County adds another 112 megawatts (MW) to DTE Energy's renewable energy portfolio, or enough to power 52,000 homes. The wind park, primarily in Oliver and Chandler townships in Michigan's Thumb area, is sited on nearly 16,000 acres....

2014-09-18 12:23:10

China-based Haier will use Solstice® Liquid Blowing Agent in large-capacity refrigerators MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that Haier, the world's largest appliance manufacturer, will adopt Honeywell's new low-global-warming-potential Solstice(® )Liquid Blowing Agent in China to help insulate and increase the energy efficiency of its refrigerators. Blowing agents such as Solstice LBA allow closed-cell polyurethane foam...

2014-09-18 12:21:53

BELLEVILLE, Wis., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Francois Family of Companies is thrilled to be celebrating their 75(th) Anniversary this October. Both Francois Oil and Francois Ford have enjoyed the past 75 years as locally-owned and family-operated businesses. Seventy-five years ago, J.C. Francois opened the doors to his very own service and gas station, the Cities Service Gas Station, later developed into a Ford dealership called Francois Ford. Starting in the early 70s,...

2014-09-18 12:21:45

Redesigned midsize pickup set to arrive at Houston-area dealership HUMBLE, Texas, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Ever since the Colorado model went on hiatus following the 2012 model year, a noticeable void has been felt at the center of Chevy's pickup roster. However, with the highly anticipated arrival of the 2015 Chevy Colorado near Houston TX, the missing link in the iconic automaker's pickup chain has returned, complete with a full redesign and updated array of powertrain...

2014-09-18 12:21:21

Mike Stewart, PI Worldwide Licensee, to Share Advice on Building and Fostering Balanced Teams as Supply Chain Industry Faces Significant Talent Gap WELLESLEY, Mass., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PI Worldwide will be exhibiting and presenting at the 2014 Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Annual Global Conference - the supply chain industry's premier event - held September 21 - 24 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas....

2014-09-18 12:20:53

Employee trust in the workplace is the leading factor for great workplaces PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stellar Solutions, Inc. was named by Great Place to Work® as one of the best small and medium workplaces in the United States on their annual 2014 Best Small & Medium Workplaces list, published today in FORTUNE magazine. Ranked #17, this is the first time Stellar Solutions, Inc. has received this honor. Divided into two categories, Small (25-250 employees)...

Researchers Find New Way To Make Quantum Dots Glow Brighter
2014-09-18 03:05:47

American Institute of Physics Researchers from the University of Alabama in Huntsville and the University of Oklahoma have found a new way to control the properties of quantum dots, those tiny chunks of semiconductor material that glow different colors depending on their size. Quantum dots, which are so small they start to exhibit atom-like quantum properties, have a wide range of potential applications, from sensors, light-emitting diodes, and solar cells, to fluorescent tags for...


Latest Technology Reference Libraries

Atari Lynx
2014-07-15 14:42:15

The Atari Lynx is a handheld gaming console released in September 1989, by the Atari Corporation. It was the first handheld to feature a color LCD screen. The Lynx (Handy Game) was originally developed by Epyx in 1987, but the company had financial troubles and agreed to have Atari handle production and marketing of the system. In 1991, Atari re-released the Lynx with improved hardware, longer battery life, and a sleeker look. Known as the Lynx II, it had rubber hand grips, a stereo...

The History of Mobile Phone Technology
2014-07-14 13:56:38

Smartphones and feature phones are as common now as traditional landline phones were for decades. These handheld devices are so popular that many homes now only use mobile phones, increasingly pushing landline devices into the obsolete category. But while the popularity of mobile connectivity is vast today, it is still a very young technology when compared to its landline counterparts, which have been in existence since the mid-1800s. To be clear, the history of the mobile phone focuses on...

The History Of Wearable Technology
2014-06-24 10:20:15

Wearable technology, which includes wearable devices, tech togs, and fashionable electronics, consists of articles of clothing and/or accessories that incorporate computer and advanced electronic technologies. Designs often incorporate practical functions and features, but may also have a purely critical or aesthetic agenda. Today, wearable devices are exploding onto the market, with everything from smart glasses (Google Glass) to smart watches (Samsung Galaxy Gear) on the rise. As for...

Nomophobia
2013-12-24 14:19:08

Nomophobia is the fear of being out of mobile phone contact. The term, which is an abbreviation for “no-mobile-phone-phobia”, was coined during a study by the UK Post Office who commissioned YouGov, a UK-based research organization to take a look at anxieties suffered by mobile phone users. The study found that almost 53 percent of mobile phone users in Britain have a tendency to be anxious when they “lose their mobile phone, run out of battery or credit, or have no network coverage”....

Technophobia
2013-12-24 11:45:54

Technophobia, from Greek techne, meaning art, skill, or craft, and phobos, meaning fear, is the fear or the dislike of advanced technology or complex devices, particularly computers. Although there are a number of interpretations of technophobia, they appear to become more complex as technology continues to evolve. The term is usually used in the sense of irrational fear, but others contend that their fears are justified. It is related to cyber phobia and it is the opposite of technophilia....

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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.