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2011-03-11 15:42:42

The natural product wood grows in locations with different climate, soil and environmental conditions. These differences influence its properties as construction material: "Scandinavian spruce, for instance, has smaller knots and lower raw densities than spruce coming from central Europe, and this results in different strength and stiffness values," explains Professor Jan-Willem van de Kuilen from the Department of Wood Technology at TUM. That is why, to ensure the stability of wooden...

2007-07-30 18:21:29

The following area students received degrees from Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology. Annville - Steven George, collision repair technology. Bausman - Dayne Frederick, carpentry. Christiana - Christopher Brown, cabinet making and wood technology; John Reger, cabinet making and wood technology. Coatesville - William Kramer, collision repair technology. Cochranville - Jonathan Althouse, automotive technology; Matt Harding, masonry...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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