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2011-06-15 13:21:22

The main causes of increases in blood pressure over a lifetime are modifiable and could be targeted to help prevent cardiovascular disease: although high blood pressure sometimes has no obvious symptoms, this condition, which affects about a third of the adult UK and US populations, can lead to life-threatening heart attacks and stroke, so reducing blood pressure is very important for health. As reported in this week's PLoS Medicine, a team of researchers, led by Andrew Wills from the Medical...

2011-06-07 07:11:00

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PADI, the world's largest diver training organization, today announced its support of Project AWARE Foundation's new movement to protect the ocean and its inhabitants, which will launch on World Ocean Day, June 8. On this day, the 21-year-old foundation will re-launch with new strategies to combine grassroots action with policy change to protect the ocean. The PADI organization has been a proud supporter of Project AWARE and...

2011-06-07 00:00:32

Air Compressors Direct Now Selling Quincy Single-Stage Compressors. Quincy Single-Stage Available For The First Time in Two Years. Bolingbrook, IL (PRWEB) June 06, 2011 Today AirCompressorsDirect.com announced it is expanding its collection of compressors with the addition of Quincy single stage air compressors. Quincy has not produced any single-stage units for two years and Air Compressors Direct is one of the first retailers to carry these compressors. "Quincy has been manufacturing...

2011-05-28 00:00:50

Air Compressors Direct Expands Oasis Compressor Lineup. Online Superstore Continues to Grow Product Offering. Bolingbrook, IL (PRWEB) May 27, 2011 Today AirCompressorsDirect.com announced it is expanding its collection of Oasis air compressors. With this announcement, the e-retailer now offers a wider collection of DC air compressors. "Oasis compressors are powered by clean DC electric energy so there's no exhaust fumes, no engine maintenance and they run very quietly," said Steve Robbins,...

2011-05-20 00:00:31

Pressure Washers Direct Announces Best Professional Gas (Belt-Drive) Power Washers. Recommendations Based on Sales History and Customer Reviews. Bolingbrook, IL (PRWEB) May 18, 2011 Today PressureWashersDirect.com released its recommendations for the best professional gas belt-drive pressure washers. "Belt-drive units have their engines separated from their pumps which allows them to run at lower temperatures than direct drive units," said Bill Mikenis, resident product expert at Pressure...

2011-05-18 12:55:00

SAN DIEGO, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone loves a great treasure hunt, and DEMA has officially launched their new real-life, environmentally-friendly, in-water game called DiveCaching. "We're extremely excited to be introducing this to the diving and snorkeling community," said Tom Ingram, Executive Director of DEMA. "It's a simple in-water activity that can be conducted almost anywhere, regardless of visibility or dive conditions, allowing divers to explore new sites and visit...

2011-05-18 00:01:31

Air Compressors Direct Announces Addition of Campbell Hausfeld Welders. Online Superstore Continues to Expand Product Offering. Bolingbrook, IL (PRWEB) May 17, 2011 Today Air Compressors Direct announced the addition of Campbell Hausfeld welders and welding accessories. "We're happy to add the wide array of welders and accessories from a brand as reputable as Campbell Hausfeld," said Steve Robbins, resident product expert at AirCompressorsDirect.com. "Campbell Hausfeld offers a limited...

2011-05-15 00:02:33

Pressure Washers Direct Announces Best Professional Gas (Cold Water) Power Washers. Recommendations Based on Sales History and Customer Reviews. Bolingbrook, Il (PRWEB) May 13, 2011 Today PressureWashersDirect.com released its recommendations for the best professional gas cold water pressure washers. "These professional gas units are built with the highest quality engine and pump combinations to withstand rigorous daily use," said Bill Mikenis, resident product expert at Pressure Washers...

2011-05-07 00:00:29

Air Compressors Direct Announces Best Rotary Screw Compressors. Recommendations Based on Sales History and Customer Reviews. Bolingbrook, IL (PRWEB) May 06, 2011 Today AirCompressorsDirect.com announced its recommendations for top rotary screw air compressors. "For the most demanding compressed air needs, choose a rotary screw compressor," said Steve Robbins, resident product expert at AirCompressorsDirect.com. "These compressors are designed to run constantly for years, delivering huge...

2011-05-05 07:35:00

SAN DIEGO, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "HOW TO RECOVER YOUR NATIVE BLOOD PRESSURE - An Easy Way to Lower Your Blood Pressure in 10 Minutes" was published online today by Brahm of San Diego, California. The 10-page booklet describes how taking gentle shallow breaths when sitting or lying down causes the heart to pump less blood per minute, lowering blood pressure. Brahm claims it is easy to make gentle shallow breathing a habit and permanently lower blood pressure. Over months, he says,...


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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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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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