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2011-08-12 00:00:28

Contractors and DIY repair specialists like being able to find the parts they need easily. With eReplacementParts.com, they can with a simple part finder, compatibility tool, and checkout process. Sandy, UT (PRWEB) August 10, 2011 eReplacementParts.com has good news for anyone who relies on air compressors to power their tools: a full line of DeWalt air compressor parts. Whether the DeWalt compressor runs on gas or electricity, rolls or carries, eReplacementParts.com has the parts to keep...

2011-08-11 13:41:29

Reaching a new threshold in underwater medical studies, the Office of Naval Research (ONR), today announced a novel capability for examining how cells work at pressures far below the sea surface. Researchers at the Navy Experimental Diving Unit (NEDU) have designed, built and validated a novel hyperbaric environment to study cellular behavior at greater depths. The joint ONR-NEDU effort is designed to explore advances to protect Navy divers working at depths of up to 1,000 feet. "This is a...

2011-08-06 00:00:29

Air Compressors Direct Adds LaPlante Air Compressors. Online Superstore Continues to Grow Product Offering. Bolingbrook, IL (PRWEB) August 05, 2011 Today AirCompressorsDirect.com announced the addition of LaPlante air compressors. "LaPlante air compressors are built with heavy-duty components and inspected thoroughly to ensure utmost quality," said Steve Robbins, resident product expert at Air Compressors Direct. "These tough compressors are built with reliable pumps and all-iron...

2011-07-30 00:01:04

Air Compressors Direct Expands SpeedWay Lineup. Online Superstore Continues to Expand Product Offering. Bolingbrook, IL (PRWEB) July 29, 2011 Today AirCompressorsDirect.com announced it is expanding its collection of SpeedWay air compressors. With this announcement, the e-retailer now offers a selection of two stage air compressors, portable compressors and a wide assortment of air tools. "With the expanded assortment of SpeedWay compressors and air tools, you can upgrade your garage...

2011-07-19 09:00:00

HONG KONG, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- DealExtreme has announced free international shipping on all swimming diving and water sport items. Having a pool party or hitting the beach this summer? Let DealExtreme light up your night and make your pool party or beach get-away the highlight of the summer! With thousands of outdoor swimming and water sport products to choose from, you'll be sure to find the products you want at the price you need! (Logo:...

2011-07-16 00:00:37

Air Compressors Direct Expands MaxAir Compressor Lineup -- Online Superstore Continues to Grow Product Offering Bolingbrook, IL (PRWEB) July 15, 2011 Today AirCompressorsDirect.com announced it is expanding its collection of MaxAir air compressors. With this announcement, the e-retailer now offers a wider collection of truck mount air compressors. "These new MaxAir truck mount compressors are perfect for road-side maintenance trucks," said Steve Robbins, resident product expert at Air...

2011-07-07 08:34:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Brownie's Marine Group, Inc. (OTCBB: BWMG), a leading developer, manufacturer and distributer of highly specialized dive products, announced today that the Company has begun the process of fulfilling purchase orders for display and inventory of the Company's traditional world-class family-dive systems and the Patent-Pending "VS" battery-powered Hookah. The orders were received from Brownie's top dealers, including West Marine,...

2011-07-05 10:10:00

GULFPORT, Miss., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Inland Salvage Inc. (www.inlandsalvage.com) recently completed the wreck removal of the F/V "Sandy Point" clearing the Gulfport Ship Channel. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110705/CG30162) Immediately upon being notified by the vessel's owner that Inland Salvage Inc. (ISI) had been appointed as the salvor, ISI responded to the sinking of the 168' fishing vessel "Sandy Point" which collided with the container ship...

2011-06-28 00:00:32

Air Compressors Direct Adds DeWalt Compressors. Online Superstore Continues to Expand Product Offering. Bolingbrook, IL (PRWEB) June 27, 2011 Today AirCompressorsDirect.com announced the addition of DeWalt air compressors. "DeWalt has built its reputation on construction job-sites. These compressors are trusted by the professionals who use them on a daily basis to make their living," said Steve Robbins, resident product expert at Air Compressors Direct. With the addition of this DeWalt...

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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...

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...

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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Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'