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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...

2010-03-17 13:36:00

HERNDON, Va., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Triple Canopy, Inc., a leading provider of integrated security and mission support services, announced today that it has donated supplies, transportation and personnel in an effort to provide shelter to thousands of homeless earthquake victims in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100317/PH72290 ) Triple Canopy is supporting the efforts of the Haitian Group for the Study of Kaposi's Sarcoma and Opportunistic...

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...

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...

2009-07-01 02:00:00

LONDON, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- With Glastonbury now behind us, and a scorching summer ahead with numerous other festivals, and the school holidays yet to come, realbuzz.com brings you our top 10 camping tips to survive the fields this summer, plus the lowdown on where in the UK, realbuzz.com thinks the top camping sites are. We take the whole pursuit of being outdoors and living a healthy, active life quite literally! realbuzz.com Top 10 camping tips and our list of top 20 UK...

2009-06-16 15:20:23

Three recession-hit New Yorkers said they have found a way to keep living in the city they love: They each pay $100 a month to pitch a tent in a friend's yard. New York University graduates Louis Frank, 22, and Simon Levy, 22, and their pal Emerson Brown, 22, said their friend, who lives in a $2,250-per-month duplex apartment with five other people in the city's Brooklyn borough, allows them the three one-man tents in the back yard plus kitchen and bathroom privileges for the monthly fee, the...

2008-09-03 15:00:22

A hearing began Wednesday on a Florida church's tent, used to house homeless men now that the church building is full to overflowing. Palm Beach County, Fla., officials say that Westgate Tabernacle is violating a number of ordinances, including some that involve unsafe conditions. The church, in an unincorporated area outside West Palm Beach, says it has no place else to put the 100 or so men who sleep in the tent every night, The Palm Beach Post reported. "I'll take the tent down when...

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2008-08-29 12:55:00

A former military technology can make almost any surface or fabric waterproof but remain breathable. Originally, the process was developed to ensure soldiers' clothing remained impermeable to chemical weapons. Now the developers of the process have signed a deal with shoemaker Hi-Tec to use the technology to waterproof many of its shoes. This week was the first commercial debut of the treated shoes in London. The Ministry of Defence funded the technology and it was developed at its Defence...

2008-08-28 15:00:38

By Mary Anne Ostrom; Lisa Vorderbrueggen About 500 bloggers, from Berkeley's Daily Kos to Susan "the Neon Nurse" from Lamar, Co. (pop. 9,062), are crammed into what, it turns out, is a not-quite-big- enough tent to meet the crush of bloggers descending on Denver this week. The two-story, 8,000-square-foot tent, a few blocks from the convention center where traditional media types are holed up, is advertised as new media central for the convention. With sponsors including Google,...

2008-08-11 18:00:36

By Alan McEwen Tents packed out for popular Meadows event THOUSANDS of people braved mud and rain at The Meadows to enjoy the Fringe Sunday extravaganza. More than 150 acts were on the bill in tents and outdoor stages at yesterday's event, including comics, bands, actors, dancers and street performers. More than 100,000 attended the event, organisers said today, which they described as their way of saying "thank you" to the city's residents. Children and adults were given free...


Word of the Day
glogg
  • 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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