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2013-08-21 23:29:23

Market Pipeline launches new website to improve customer reach of industrial storage system provider. Grosse Pointe Farms, MI (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 Superior Storage Systems, a Michigan-based company that designs and installs storage systems in warehouses and industrial plants, went live in August with its redesigned website meant to reflect the company’s global reach. William Johnson, President of Superior Storage, said he selected another Michigan company, Market Pipeline of Portage,...

2011-05-12 22:33:03

Stronger than steel or titanium"”and just as tough"”metallic glass is an ideal material for everything from cell-phone cases to aircraft parts. Now, researchers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have developed a new technique that allows them to make metallic-glass parts utilizing the same inexpensive processes used to produce plastic parts. With this new method, they can heat a piece of metallic glass at a rate of a million degrees per second and then mold it...

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2011-01-13 09:06:15

Amorphous palladium-based alloy demonstrates unprecedented level of combined toughness and strength; could be of use in biomedical implants Glass is inherently strong, but when it cracks or otherwise fails, it proves brittle, shattering almost immediately. Steel and other metal alloys tend to be tough"”they resist shattering"”but are also relatively weak; they permanently deform and fail easily. The ideal material, says Marios Demetriou, a senior research fellow at the California...

2008-10-27 12:00:23

InEnTec LLC and Lakeside Energy LLC today announce a new partnership to facilitate construction of commercial scale Plasma Enhanced Melter (PEM(TM)) gasification facilities that will convert hazardous waste and chemical residuals into useful chemical products. Under the terms of the agreement, Lakeside Energy will provide all project equity and working capital requirements for InEnTec Chemical LLC, a newly formed entity, to build its business. Lakeside Energy is providing the equity to...

2008-10-09 03:00:03

A 42-year-old man was in custody Wednesday, charged with killing one person and engaging in a gun battle with police at a Knoxville, Tenn., shopping mall. William Johnson of Knoxville was charged with murder in the slaying of a clothing store employee at the Knoxville Center mall, the Knoxville New Sentinel reported. He was being treated at the University of Tennessee Medical Center gunshot wounds, the newspaper said. He was expected to survive. Hundreds of shoppers were reported to have...

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2005-03-11 15:17:49

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- It's chilling to walk by a dented Army helmet with big tinted goggles on the brim, a frayed "atomic cocktail" recipe book and then come face to face with a family of mannequins, frozen in time in a fallout shelter. Baby boomers will recognize the Civil Defense character Bert the Turtle and know by heart the instructions droning in black-and-white on the family's boxy Packard Bell TV: When sirens sound, find shelter. Don't look at the light. Duck and cover. A digital...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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