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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.

2011-07-05 10:10:00

GULFPORT, Miss., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Inland Salvage Inc.

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.

2011-06-17 10:00:00

To view the Social Media Release, click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/compass-compression/compass-compression-services-ltd-celebrates-10-years CALGARY, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - 2011 marks the 10 year anniversary of Compass Compression Services Ltd.

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.

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.

2011-06-07 00:00:32

Air Compressors Direct Now Selling Quincy Single-Stage Compressors.

2011-05-28 00:00:50

Air Compressors Direct Expands Oasis Compressor Lineup.

2011-05-20 00:00:31

Pressure Washers Direct Announces Best Professional Gas (Belt-Drive) Power Washers.

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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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