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2013-11-01 23:04:18

Scubaba.com announces sponsorship of DEMA 2013 Conference. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Scubaba.com, the world’s only comprehensive online diver reservation and management solution, is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the 2013 DEMA (The Diving Equipment & Marketing Association) show. The Scubaba brand will be featured prominently throughout the conference. “We are excited to be exhibiting at and sponsoring our industry’s largest trade show. DEMA is closely...

2013-09-11 23:04:25

Top online marketing and lead generation firm creates incredibly informative site showcasing everything related to the world of scuba. History of Scuba Diving is a website dedicated to the passion of the deep sea. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 Impressions Holdings, an online marketing and lead generation firm specializing in adding facts and information to internet research pages, has announced its intentions to launch the History of Scuba Diving website, which will...

2013-08-30 23:28:03

All Hands Fire Equipment is announcing the release of the Gemtor 543NYC Class II / Class III Conversion Harness. Neptune, NJ (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 In recent years, firefighters have increasingly been wearing and using a Class II Rescue Harness on their bunker pants. The most commonly used harness has been the Gemtor 541 series harness. Designed by a (now retired) New York City firefighter, the 541 harness has been in use by New York City since the 1980’s. Over the years the harness...

2013-08-28 23:04:26

Tropical Paradise Plastics, of Sarasota, FL predicts that the Zayak Sea Sled will help to increase the Snorkeling Industry revenues by as much as 33%. Sarasota, Florida (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 The Zayak® Sea Sled is a safer, more comfortable method of snorkeling that eliminates leaky masks and snorkel tubes, allowing for more time, and more people, to enjoy the underwater sights. While only 3% of today's population enjoys snorkeling, we fully expect that the Zayak Sea Sled may be...

2013-08-26 23:03:32

The Life Support Technologies Group (LST) has installed two (2) additional hyperbaric chambers at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Hartford, CT, thereby increasing patient treatment capacity by 100%. Benefits of hyperbaric treatment include faster wound healing, increased tissue oxygenation, enhanced immune system function, bactericide, and faster capillary budding around and within injured tissue. Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 The Life Support Technologies Group (LST)...


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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
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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