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2014-07-14 23:02:57

Specialty Shop Will Upgrade Lighting with Energy Grant Funded by the Maryland Energy Administration Williamsport, Md. (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Wetsuit Wearhouse Inc., based in Williamsport, Md., is pleased to announce that it is one of twenty-three recipients to receive an energy efficiency grant through the EmPOWER Maryland Commercial & Industrial Grant Program. “I was surprised and honored to have been selected,” said Chris Moleskie, President and CEO of Wetsuit Wearhouse, Inc....

Shark-Repellant Wetsuits Developed in Australia
2013-07-20 05:26:02

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of Western Australia (UWA) Oceans Institute have joined forces with a commercial firm to develop what are being hailed as the world's first anti-shark wetsuits. In response to a growing number of shark sightings and attacks in Australia and around the world, UWA Associate Professor Nathan Hart and Winthrop Professor Shaun Collin joined forces with designers from Shark Attack Mitigation Systems...

2013-02-09 23:00:36

MMAR Medical is dedicated to providing the most advanced orthopedic products at competitive prices, so they are continuously on the lookout for products of a higher quality to bring to their customers. MMAR is proud to add Bio Skin, a producer of revolutionary compression brace technology, to its list of top-quality brands. Houston (PRWEB) February 09, 2013 MMAR Medical, a leading provider of wholesale orthopedic and sports medicine products online, is proud to announce that it is now...

2012-07-13 23:02:28

Konfidence began as a family business in the United Kingdom in 1998 with a plan to design and manufacture the original Konfidence Jacket buoyant swimming aid for children. The simple and innovative concept was to combine flotation with the comfort and good looks of a wetsuit. This special jacket takes the fear out of learning to swim and helps both children and adults to feel safe and comfortable in the water so they can concentrate on their lessons. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) July 13, 2012...

2011-08-18 05:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- O'Neill (www.oneill.com), the original California surf, snow and youth lifestyle brand, today announced the launch of its new active apparel collection, O'Neill 365, hitting stores in Spring 2012. Designed for females who demand both style and performance from workout apparel, O'Neill 365 combines a full range of activewear with the most technically advanced fabrication on the market: 3XDRY®. (Photo:...


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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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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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