ISEE Celebrates 25 Years
September 1999 by Associated PressThe society, started by nine founding members in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1974 as a non-profit professional organization, is dedicated to promoting the art and science of explosives engineering.
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• Mothers Against Renaming Roadways
• Surprise! No means no
• Overruled, for now
• If it sounds too good to be true
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The naturally occurring white scouring powder called Old Dutch Cleanser, originally from Kern County, California, is a household helper known throughout America. As a sink, stove, and tub cleaner, the abrasive pumicite is one of...
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