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2011-05-04 00:00:28

Air Compressors Direct Expands EMAX Product Lineup. Online Superstore Carries Compressors, Dryers, Pumps & Air Tools. Bolingbrook, IL (PRWEB) May 02, 2011 Today AirCompressorsDirect.com announced it is expanding its collection of EMAX air compressors and air tools. With this announcement, the e-retailer now offers single-stage, two-stage and rotary screw compressors, as well as air dryers, compressor pumps and a wide selection of air tools from EMAX. "We are happy to carry such a...

2011-04-27 07:30:00

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Auri, Inc. (OTCBB: AURI) announced today that the Company has signed a licensing agreement with LiquiCell® to integrate their innovative technology into most of the designs in the Auri Fall 2011 women's fashion footwear collections. LiquiCell® is developing custom configurations of their technology specifically for Auri fashion footwear designs. LiquiCell is an advanced technology that protects skin...

2011-04-21 00:00:30

Pressure Washers Direct Announces its Best Prosumer Gas Pressure Washers. Recommendations Based on Sales History and Customer Reviews. Bolingbrook, Il (Vocus/PRWEB) April 20, 2011 Today PressureWashersDirect.com released its recommendations for the best prosumer gas pressure washers. "Prosumer units are perfect for someone who needs a higher grade engine or pump to handle those tough jobs," said Bill Mikenis, resident product expert at Pressure Washers Direct. "These gas units have higher...

2011-04-16 00:00:28

Air Compressors Direct Announces Best Two-Stage Air Compressors. Recommendations Based on Sales History and Customer Reviews. Bolingbrook, IL (Vocus/PRWEB) April 15, 2011 Today AirCompressorsDirect.com announced its recommendations for top Two-Stage air compressors. "Two-stage air compressors are perfect for manufacturing plants and mechanic shops where folks need a constant supply of compressed air to power a variety of air tools," said Steve Robbins, resident product expert at...

2011-04-12 09:07:00

ALLEN, Texas, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- COHERENCE LLC, Allen, Texas is awarded US Patent #7922664, describing the detection and measurement of a blood wave that rises and falls when we breathe with depth and regularity - what COHERENCE refers to as "Coherent Breathing." Author and inventor Stephen Elliott and colleagues call this the "Valsalva Wave," named after 15th century physiologist Antonio Valsalva, one of the first Western scientists to observe and document the relationship...

2011-04-12 07:06:00

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PADI, the world's largest diver training organization, today announced its support of Dive for Earth Day, an initiative launched by the Project AWARE Foundation and aimed at protecting the oceans and cultivating community awareness through underwater and shoreline cleanup events. In combination with this effort, the PADI organization has launched the Sea the Change Conservation Contest, inviting people to submit a video about...

2011-04-11 00:00:36

Green Builder® Media announced today that environmentalist and explorer, Jean Michel Cousteau will be the next visionary presenter for its Impact Series: Game Changers in Sustainability webinar program. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April 10, 2011 Green Builder® Media announced today that environmentalist and explorer, Jean Michel Cousteau will be the next visionary presenter for its Impact Series: Game Changers in Sustainability webinar program. Cousteau will join Green Builder Media...

2011-04-07 00:00:29

Pressure Washers Direct Announces Best Consumer Gas Pressure Washers. Recommendations Based on Sales History and Customer Reviews. Bolingbrook, Il (Vocus/PRWEB) April 06, 2011 Today PressureWashersDirect.com released its recommendations for the best Consumer Small Gas, Consumer Medium Gas, and Consumer Large Gas pressure washers. "We've split our gasoline powered pressure washer selection into several categories to make choosing the perfect unit fast and easy" said Bill Mikenis, resident...

2011-03-28 10:00:00

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Discover the endless underwater world of the Dominican Republic (DR), a diver's paradise with nearly 1,000 miles of breathtaking coastline that features colorful marine life and intriguing shipwrecks from when pirates sailed the Caribbean. Located roughly 800 miles south of Miami, the DR boasts numerous sea grass beds, vibrant coral reefs, mysterious underwater caves and some of the region's most unique sea creatures. Simply put, divers...

2011-02-24 08:37:00

Experiment Launches with Shuttle Discovery to International Space Station COLLEGE PARK, Md., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Here on Earth, the process of boiling is used for tasks ranging from cooking and heating to power generation. In space exploration, boiling may also be used for power generation and other applications, but because boiling works differently in a zero-gravity environment, it is difficult to design hardware that will not overheat or cause other problems....


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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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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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