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Dynamite

Dynamite

(Science: chemistry) An explosive substance consisting of nitroglycerin absorbed by some inert, porous solid, as infusorial earth, sawdust, etc. It is safer than nitroglycerin, being less liable to explosion from moderate shocks, or from spontaneous decomposition.

Origin: gr. Power. See Dynamic.


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Environment; Nature Do Revenge too...

... It can forgive anyone who repents. We need to change our inhuman acts for the good and betterment of all. Stop illegal logging and mining, dynamite fishing, hunting and eating of endangered species of animals, turning of agricultural lands to commercialized and industrialized facilities, ...

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by prettychrissie
Tue Oct 20, 2009 5:40 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Global Environmental Change
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Government's Disaster Preparedness Re "Ondoy"

... could make our world end. From the different kinds of pollutants that pollutes our land, water and air,our environment... Kaingin/Deforestation, Dynamite fishing,throwing wastes/garbage's to anywhere and rivers, and even oil spills from factories CFC's and others that causes this kind of fortuitous ...

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by rexy0591
Thu Oct 15, 2009 12:57 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Global Environmental Change
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Evolution is a Disprooven Theory

I don't even wish to read all this (next take, writte it shorter ;) but basically, you are talking about explosions like dynamite or stuff, but big bang was a little bit larger (just a little bit;), so it actually formed the heavy atoms (with thermonuclear reactions in stars afterwards) ...

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by JackBean
Fri Oct 09, 2009 7:41 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution is a Disprooven Theory
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Lion + Tiger = Liger It has been done, google it. Isn't that in Napoleon Dynamite? lol stupid movie.

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by Jesse2504
Sat Jul 04, 2009 9:40 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why do you keep talking about species
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Also... I need one biological and one commercial reason why diatoms are important? Here are hints about the commercial side of diatoms : 1) Nobel+Dynamite 2) Oil prospection 3) Filtration Cheers, Dr D

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by DrD
Thu Jul 03, 2008 7:31 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: why are diatoms classified as stramenopila?
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