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2014-08-12 08:26:18

Leading Scuba Diving Organization Offers Online Resource for Planning Water-Based Adventures RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors), the world's largest diver training organization, today announced that ScubaEarth®, a one-stop social network for dive and water enthusiasts, has grown to more than 100,000 members. The site has amassed the advice and expert opinions of over 100,000 PADI members and other...

2014-08-05 08:30:28

World's Most Decorated Swimmer, Hall of Fame Coach, and Leading Aquatics Equipment Innovator Combine Expertise and Passion to Cultivate the Lifestyle of Swimming; Strategic Partnership to Develop New Class of Swim Products for All Stages of Development and Expand Water-Safety Initiatives Worldwide VISTA, Calif., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aqua Sphere, the premier swimming equipment manufacturer for fitness and recreational swimming, aquatic exercise and triathlons, today announced...

2014-08-01 12:27:54

ANTWERP, Belgium, August 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Atlas Copco unveils the latest GA 90+-160 range of oil-injected rotary screw compressors, designed to reach new productivity levels and reduce operating costs. The patented screw element is packaged in a new enhanced design which improves the performances by up to 5% compared to the previous generation. New innovative features help to increase the availability and durability of the compressors. Longer service intervals...

2014-07-30 23:08:43

Uniweld’s RHT83 Series regulators are two stage regulators designed with a maximum inlet of 3000 PSIG. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Uniweld’s RHT83 Series regulators are the perfect build for medium and heavy duty workloads. These two stage regulators are comprised of a machined brass body and polished chrome bonnet on a heavy duty mechanical stem type seat and nozzle assembly. The easy-to-read signal scale 2-1/2 inch gauges make monitoring PSI a simple task. When a...

2014-07-28 08:34:28

MIAMI, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The DOXA Mission 31 SUB Professional became the newest member of the authentic adventure watch club when Fabien Cousteau emerged from the water at the conclusion of the historic Mission 31, with the watch on his wrist. The DOXA Watch Company was selected to provide all the official timepieces for Cousteau's Mission 31 team. The 31-day underwater mission set a new submersion record for oceanic exploration. Photo -...

2014-07-10 23:07:32

BLUEKAT screw compressors can also be used without limitation for all applications that depend on absolutely oil free compressed air. Powder Springs, GA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 A large number of industrial applications depend on absolutely oil free compressed air. Up until now, either oil free screw compressors or expensive filtration devices have been used for this purpose, resulting in low efficiencies and high costs. The new BOGE BLUEKAT screw compressors with their integrated converter...

2014-06-19 23:05:42

Author of "Frogmen" will take audience aboard Calypso, behind the scenes and under the sea with the famous ocean explorer/filmmaker. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Relive a Weston man’s inspiring experiences diving with famed ocean explorer/filmmaker Jacques Cousteau in a special presentation on Monday, June 23 at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. Richard Hyman will share some of the memorable experiences he documented in his book, “Frogmen: The True Story of My Journey...

2014-06-17 12:26:18

Premier specialty sporting goods retailer provides the largest selection of scuba gear and certified training courses LOS ANGELES, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the largest scuba retailer in North America, Sport Chalet has all the essentials for those looking to take the underwater plunge. Adventure seekers can get scuba certified, rent equipment or purchase their own scuba gear from premier specialty sporting goods retailer Sport Chalet either in-store or online to prepare for a dive....

2014-06-11 16:20:44

GIVAT SHMUEL, Israel, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DSIT Solutions Ltd., a subsidiary of Acorn Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACFN), has announced the introduction of the AquaShield Extended Range (ER) Swimmer Delivery Vehicle Detection Sonar (SDS) to its product line at the Undersea Defense Technology conference, UDT 2014, taking place now in Liverpool, England. This product launch marks the tenth anniversary of DSIT's attendance at UDT. The AquaShield ER(TM) was developed based on the best...

2014-06-10 23:05:33

Richard Hyman, author of "Frogmen," will recount his experiences aboard Calypso from the late 1970s, from diving on dangerous shipwrecks to be-friending singer John Denver. Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Re-live a Weston, CT, man’s inspiring experiences diving with famed ocean explorer/filmmaker Jacques Cousteau in a special presentation on Mon., June 23 at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. Richard Hyman will share some of the memorable experiences he documented in his...


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Surface Weather Map Features for July 5, 2012
2012-07-05 10:00:03

The morning weather map for July 5, shows us the current surface pressure readings. Surface Pressure is very important from a meteorological stand point. We use this to help us identify where our surface pressure centers are just like you see above. Our Low pressure area is over Northeast Colorado and also the High pressure over the Ontario area. Surface pressure is taken hourly from the stations and they are also mostly done on a 24hr basis, however some places will only submit their...

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2010-11-19 16:36:05

A wetsuit, worn by divers, windsurfers, and others engaged in water sports, is a garment, made of foamed neoprene that provides thermal insulation, abrasion resistance, and buoyancy. The suit provides insulation through bubbles of gas enclosed within the material which reduces its ability to conduct heat. These bubbles also provide buoyancy in water. Contrary to popular belief the layer of warm water trapped between the suit and the skin provides very little thermal insulation. Wetsuits...

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2010-09-23 15:29:32

A barometer is an instrument that measures atmospheric pressure. The barometer measures pressure exerted by the atmosphere using water, air, or mercury. Through measuring the pressure one can forecast short term weather changes. Evangelista Torricelli is credited with the invention of the barometer in 1643. However, Gasparo Berti unintentionally built a water barometer around the same time. Rene Descartes was also noted as describing an experiment to determine air pressure but there is no...

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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
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  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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