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2013-05-26 23:01:57

AC Repair Miami Pros has been Officially Named Best "Air Conditioning Repair in Miami " after asking neighborhood homeowners in an internet survey. The company also concentrates on duct cleaning, heating repair and HVAC for Miami homeowners and businesses. Miami, FL (PRWEB) May 26, 2013 The outcome of a recent online survey where respondents were asked to name the best "Air Conditioning Repair in Miami" yielded what some would point out was a very predictable result, the business of AC...

Grapefruit Nanoparticles Could Provide New Drug-Delivery Method
2013-05-22 05:22:13

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A special type of nanoparticle created using natural lipids derived from grapefruit could be used as a less toxic way to deliver cancer-fighting medication, antibodies such as proteins, and other substances to patients, according to research published Tuesday in the journal Nature Communications. The subtropical fruit has long been known for its health benefits, but now scientists from the University of Louisville have used them...

2013-05-21 23:24:20

Venetian Builders, inc., Miami, has elevated its marketing efforts for residential aluminum sunroom additions, patio covers and screen enclosures in Palm Beach Gardens and nearby communities, President Chris Noe said. The company´s placement of retail sales displays in nearby Home Depot stores has aided the effort, Noe said. MIAMI, FL (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 Venetian Builders has stepped up its message to homeowners in Palm Beach Gardens, President Chris Noe said: If you´re looking...

2013-05-09 23:29:20

Venetian Builders, Inc., Miami, has increased its sales of residential aluminum sunrooms, patio covers and screen pool enclosures throughout South Florida by 150 percent so far in 2013, due partly to its successful marketing through the Pembroke Pines Home Depot and 40 other stores in the chain, Venetian President Chris Noe said. Retail displays in Home Depot stores have generated sales almost equal to direct sales through Venetian, Noe said. MIAMI, FL (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 Sales of Venetian...

2013-04-30 23:04:46

Miami web design firm NetroStar, a digital and creative agency based out of Miami, Florida, recently won the award for Most Original Design for a T-Shirt at the Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run. NetroStar prides itself on its originality and creativity with their web designs, so being recognized at such a noteworthy and popular event was especially gratifying for the company. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) April 30, 2013 Miami web design firm NetroStar, a digital and creative agency based out of Miami,...


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Avocado Tree, Persea americana
2014-02-14 16:17:00

Persea americana is a flowering plant that belongs to the Lauraceae family. It is widely known as the Avocado tree. P. americana is a tree that grows up to 66 feet tall. It has alternately arranged leaves that measure about 5 to 10 inches long. Its flowers are tiny and greenish-yellow, measuring .2 to .4 inches in diameter. The tree’s popular, pear shaped green fruit measures 2.8 to 7.9 inches long and weighs between 3.5 and 35 ounces. It contains a single large seed, measuring 2 to 2.5...

Queen Sago Palm, Cycas rumphii
2014-01-30 08:32:40

Cycas rumphii is a palm-like species of cycad plant. The plant may also be referred to as Queen sago or the Queen sago palm. This species is a member of the Cycadaceae family and is native to the Malesian region. The C. rumphii is a relatively small plant reaching approximately 33 feet. Its trunk is grey with diamond patterned bark and measures up to 16 inches in diameter. Its leaves typically grow between 4.9 and 8.2 feet long. Leaves have a bright green coloration and a glossy surface....

Queen Sago, Cycas circinalis
2014-01-30 07:56:38

Cycas circinalis is a species of cycad plant. also referred to as the Queen sago. C. circinalis is native to Sri Lanka, although it is a widely cultivated plant. C. circinalis is commonly used for landscape, decorative purposes and may be used as a food source. The plant’s seeds are carefully soaked, ground and used to make flour. You will often find its flour used in tortillas, tamales and soups. The palm-like plant is a slow growing species. C. circinalis are known to have a short,...

Tropic of Capricorn
2013-02-21 13:31:57

The Tropic of Capricorn, alternately called the Southern Tropic, is a marker of the most southerly latitude on the Earth at which the Sun can be directly overhead. This occurs at the December solstice, when the southern hemisphere is tilted towards the sun at its maximum degree. It is one of the five major circles of latitude that mark maps of the Earth. It presently lies 23 degrees 26’ 16’’ south of the Equator. Currently, the Tropic of Capricorn is drifting towards the north at...

Tropic of Cancer
2013-02-19 16:11:13

The Tropic of Cancer, which is also referred to as the Northern tropic, is the circle of latitude on the Earth that serves as a marker for the most northerly position at which the sun may appear directly overhead at its zenith. This event happens once per year, at the time of the June solstice, when the Northern Hemisphere is tilted towards the Sun to its maximum degree. Its Southern Hemisphere counterpart, marking the most southerly position at which the Sun might appear directly...

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Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.