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 •  February 26

Safety+Health - Experts offer tips on keeping employees safe
When a tornado warning is issued, do your employees know where to go? In general, workers should find an enclosed, windowless area on the lowest floor, Edwards said. That area should be as close to the center of the facility as possible and away from glass windows. He also recommends...

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 •  February 19

Supermarket News - New low-cost brands an attempt to counter Amazon.com’s growth in clothing categories
Blue jeans are made by a process developed in the early 1920s where natural indigo dye is applied to the fabric using harsh chemicals. The process requires using thousands of gallons of water to rinse the chemicals out of the clothing. The...

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 •  February 12

Newsweek - Sometimes it feels like the sky is falling and the oceans are boiling, but when you start to get stressed out, remember the dinosaurs had it worse than you do: A new paper in Science Advances adds another apocalypse scenario to the nightmare that unfolded at the end of the Cretaceous period.
Sometimes it feels like the sky is falling and...

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 •  January 16

China Development Gateway - Across America's west, prayers for snowfall are being offered to the skies as the winter season has offered little relief to drought stricken areas thus far.
U.S. President Donald Trump, who once called climate change a "hoax, tweeted in late December that cities gripped by biting cold snaps on the East Coast could "use...

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 •  January 3

The team from the Debris Impact Facility can measure debris volume using drones, then develop an information-based model to determine the cost of cleanup. Awesome. Amazing. Incredible. Unbelievable. Spectacular. These words aptly describe what is left following any natural disaster, whether...

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 •  December 11, 2017

OColly - OSU Parking Enforcement officers will issue warnings and then $15 citations starting in January to vehicles extending past the 18-foot spaces in the turns of the Fourth Avenue Parking Garage.
"We believe we can make the garage safer by not allowing longer vehicles to park close to the corners," Steve Spradling, parking director, said....

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 •  December 11, 2017

Amarillo Globe-News - Bobby Blanchard said he is tired of being blamed for crimes he did not commit.
Austinite Blanchard, 25, began The Avocado Letter earlier this year. The weekly newsletter collects "bad headlines and bad takes about Millennials," poking fun at generalizations accusing the generation of "killing" this and that. In his opinion,...

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 •  December 6, 2017

Phys Org - "Two-dimensional materials"—materials deposited in layers that are only a few atoms thick—are promising for both high-performance electronics and flexible, transparent electronics that could be layered onto physical surfaces to make computing ubiquitous.
"Two-dimensional materials"—materials deposited in layers that are only a few atoms...

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 •  December 2, 2017

America Retail - Yesterday, representatives from across the apparel industry came together at the Fiber and Biopolymer Research Institute of Texas Tech University, where Wrangler, Lee, the Walmart Foundation and Indigo Mill Designs (IMD) unveiled a disruptive new dyeing process for producing denim. In a radical departure from water-based dyeing,...

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 •  November 28, 2017

Yahoo News - Frying up a full English breakfast could cause harmful indoor air pollution, a study has warned.
Scientists at Texas Tech and Utah State universities used slow-motion video to show how even a single drop of water can cause an explosive chain reaction. Their study found that if the oil is hot enough when the water is added, the...