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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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2011-02-21 08:40:00

Researchers in Singapore and the UK have developed a new blood pressure monitoring device that they claim is easier to use, more comfortable to wear, and more accurate than traditional methods. Scientists at the University of Leicester and HealthSTATS International, a medical devices company located in the Southeast Asian country, developed the measurement device, which has been dubbed the CASPal and is similar to a wristwatch. The CASPal uses a sensor to record central aortic systolic...

2010-12-30 08:00:00

SYOSSET, N.Y., Dec. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Roger E. Taborsky, of Baltimore, Maryland, has been included in the Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Edition for his outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of electronics. ABOUT ROGER E. TABORSKY Mr. Taborsky has had almost 25 years of experience in electronic engineering. He currently is an Electronic Engineer with Gramophone, Ltd., who designs and installs custom home theatres. He is responsible for service/troubleshooting...

2010-12-23 00:00:53

Marc Spitaleri President of Victory® announced that Victory has sold over 2 million domestically produced rashguards over the past 8 years that all have been domestically made not imported. "The rash guard business has evolved into knowledgeable consumers wanting better rashguards that have unique features including fabric technology, fitment, color, graphics and technical innovation." Huntington Beach, CA (PRWEB) December 22, 2010 Marc Spitaleri President of Victory® announced...

2010-12-23 00:00:50

Tekscan announces the release of the TV8408 and TVR8408 TireScanâ“ž¢ Systems, which now make it possible to capture and analyze even larger tire footprint pressure patterns of rolling tires than was ever possible. Boston, MA (PRWEB) December 22, 2010 Tekscan announces the release of the TV8408 and TVR8408 TireScanâ“ž¢ Systems, which now make it possible to capture and analyze even larger tire footprint pressure patterns of rolling...

2010-12-14 00:01:40

Air Compressors Direct Adds Speedway Compressors & Welders. Online Superstore Continues to Expand Product Offering. Bolingbrook, IL (Vocus/PRWEB) December 13, 2010 AirCompressorsDirect.com is expanding its online product offering with the inclusion of Speedway portable air compressors, welding kits and portable air tanks. With the addition of these new products, Air Compressors Direct now has a broader assortment of portable air compressors and welding kits. Speedway offers an...


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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
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.