GARY, Ind. (AP) — An effort is underway in Gary to try to turn vacant properties into rain gardens that will help the city deal with blight and stormwater management problems.
Gary, Cleveland and Buffalo, New York, are part of a pilot program by the Cleveland Botanical Garden called Vacant to Vibrant aimed at helping communities struggling with abandoned homes. Gary, which has about 6,800 vacant structures, received a five-year, $300,000 grant in 2012.
“I just see Gary as having a lot of potential that I
On Oct. 15, 2015, industry and business leaders gathered in Wichita, Kan., for a UAS summit that marked the culmination of a series of workshops this year on the use of drone technology. (Credit: Nicholas Halftermeyer)
By Roxana Hegeman
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) —
October 5, 2015 — Bison Gear and Engineering is pleased to announce a new addition to their most compact PowerSTAR® gearmotor option available yet, the 712 PMDC right-angle hypoid gearmotor. The 712 series allows for the same performance advantages as the larger PowerSTAR series designed into a smaller package. The 712
The pumps, with integrated VFDs, permit fast, accurate balancing. They help to reduce balancing contractor costs, eliminate expensive wiring and the need for external sensors.
New SCI close-coupled end suction pumps, and SFI frame-mounted end suction pumps provide superior reliability and ease in installation for heating, air conditioning, pressure boosting, cooling water transfer and water supply applications. All meet the latest standards for
Melville, N.Y. — Leviton recently announced the availability of the Omnistat 3 Hospitality Thermostat, a retrofit solution developed specifically for guest room energy management. The small form factor thermostat has a capacitive touch face, and when paired with wireless
By Brandon Bailey
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft may still be suffering from lagging sales of personal computers, but the tech giant has taken some cues from rivals like Apple and Google — and it’s now seeing substantial growth in more promising lines of business ranging from mobile apps and advertising to online games and cloud computing.
Investors drove the company’s stock price up more than 8 percent in late trading Oct. 22, after Microsoft issued an earnings report that showed evidence of that transition.
Irvine, CA — Pasternack Enterprises, Inc., a leading provider of RF, microwave and millimeter wave components, has just launched its new mobile website which marries powerful parametric search capabilities with a sleek, simplified and user-friendly interface that is specifically intended for smart phones and tablets.
Most noticeable to a mobile device user is the sites streamlined, stripped down look and feel of the new homepage. Pasternack’s main objective with the new mobile site was to provide
By Ryan Nakashima
“My goal is 2,500,” Hoening said.
That’s because any scout who hits that magic number wins a free trip to Disney World. And while more than tripling her best year of cookie sales might seem overly optimistic, Hoening thinks she has a new …
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) – Ralph Baer, a video game pioneer who created both the precursor to “Pong” and the electronic memory game Simon and led the team that developed the first home video game console, has died. He was 92.
Baer, a longtime resident of Manchester, died at his home, the Goodwin Funeral Home in Manchester confirmed.
Born in Germany, Baer escaped the Holocaust with his family.
He started thinking about what later became the home video game console while …
David E. Goldberg, President of Big Beacon and emeritus professor of engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Mark Somerville, professor of engineering and associate dean at Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering, – are two men on a daring mission. Their goal is to transform the entire world of engineering. Their objective is simple – they aim at humanizing the engineering profession.
Their new book, A Whole New Engineer: The Coming Revolution in Engineering Education, …
By Dave Gong
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) – Stepping into the rare books room at the Allen County Public Library is like stepping back in time.
Antique furniture complements the character of a room devoted to the library’s ever-expanding collection of rare and antique – even ancient – books and artifacts.
Display cases containing replicas of important Lincoln documents line the walls in front of the hall windows, while a rocking chair – a replica of the one Lincoln was sitting in when he was assassinated – sits in the …