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2011-12-30 10:13:58

Thomas Edison´s most popular invention, the incandescent lightbulb may soon be fading into history. Efficiency standards targeting the traditional home bulb will gradually phase out the 131-year-old creation in favor of new technologies that use at least 25 percent less energy, reports Wendy Koch for USA Today. A major reason for the new standards, says Jacklyn Pardini of Lowe´s, is that “people are looking for more energy-efficient options.” Beginning on January...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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