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Causes of Fires From Smoking
Category : Health
According to Michael Brown, head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), fires triggered by smoking have the highest fatality rate among residential blazes. They also have very high injury rates. Brown says these fires are fully preventable. Smokers simply have to pay attention to how they handle cigarettes and make sure they are fully extinguished before disposal. Bedding FiresThe N

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What Are Inset Gas Fires?
Category : Home & Garden
Gas inset fires essentially offer a method of heating your home while providing an aesthetically pleasing focal point for a living room. They're designed to sit flush with a wall as they burn natural gas to provide heat. PrinciplesTypical inset gas fires all use the same principles with the same basic components. They burn natural gas, which is fed into an area within a fireproof casing. This a

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Causes of Chemical Fires
Category : Health
Chemicals and their vapors can be highly flammable and explosive. Chemical fires can cause property destruction, injuries and death. The smoke from these fires, and the fumes from the chemicals, can result in long- and short-term health problems for large populations. Inhaled irritants in the smoke can cause pulmonary edema, coughing, hypoxia and choking. Eye and skin irritation is also a concern

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What Are the Causes of Floods & Fires?
Category : Home & Garden
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, a life was lost in a fire about every three hours in the U.S. in 2009. More than 80 percent of those deaths happened in residences. In 1976, a single flood in Colorado's Big Thompson Canyon led to the deaths of more than 140 people who lived there. The flood also led to more than 400 homes being destroyed. Because of the damage and loss o

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How to Put Out Chimney Fires
Category : Home & Garden
It is important to be vigilant about the condition of your chimney, because the debris in a dirty chimney can be a fire hazard. Most chimney fires start out with loud cracking or popping noises followed by a large stream of smoke coming from the chimney. However, there are slow burning chimney fires that are virtually undetectable at the start. Since they do not receive enough oxygen to stoke the

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What Happens When a Bullet Fires?
Category : Sports & Fitness
The firing of a bullet from a gun is the result of a series of mechanical and chemical processes. The bullet itself is composed of many parts: the casing, the primer, the gunpowder and the projectile. The only visible parts after the bullet is assembled are the casing and the projectile. Each part of the firing process must function without error for the bullet to fire properly. PrimerAt the ba

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Fires EXC_BAD_ACCESS
Category : Mobile Programming

Hi I am trying to implement Captcha functionality. The following code, i have used for generating random word:


-(void) createCaptchaWord{
lettersArray = [[NSMutableArray alloc] initWithObjects:@"A",@"B",@"C",@"D",@"E",@"F",@"G",@"H",@"I",@"J",@"K",@"L",@"M",@"N",@"O",@"P",@"Q",@"R",@"S",@"T",@"U",@"V",@"W",@"X",@"Y",@"Z", nil];
randomWord = @"";

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iOS, orientationchanges, fires in iOS 5 but not in iOS 6
Category : Programming Languages

I have an app that presents a UIWebview modally using presentViewController.
Now the root view supports orientation changes and rotates accordingly. I listen to the event UIApplicationWillChangeStatusBarOrientationNotification.


Now I present the modal window using "


presentViewController:navController
animated:YES

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Causes of Forest Fires
Category : Hobbies, Games & Toys
Forest fires occur for a number of reasons. While some reasons are easily understood, others are less obvious. Forest fires that occur near human habitats can cause millions of dollars of damage, and lives can be lost as well. However, periodic fires are also a natural means for forests to renew themselves and can actually be beneficial for the forest and its inhabitants. How Forest Fires Begin

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Different Types of Fires
Category : Cars
The element of fire inhabits our daily lives, mostly in a contained and useful way. We use it to cook, heat liquids and run our internal combustion engines. We can cause it to happen, adjust and moderate it. Fire becomes a problem when its ignition sequence happens outside of our control, which usually ends in damage to and destruction of commercial or private property, and sometimes death. Fires

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