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2014-01-23 23:00:41

The Upper Lafayette Economic Development Foundation honored the Acadian Companies at their fourth annual Honoring Upper Lafayette Success Stories luncheon yesterday. The award was accepted by Richard Zuschlag, Acadian CEO and chairman. (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 The Upper Lafayette Economic Development Foundation honored the Acadian Companies at their fourth annual Honoring Upper Lafayette Success Stories luncheon yesterday. The award was accepted by Richard Zuschlag, Acadian CEO and...

2014-01-22 08:30:30

NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The new Tissue Retailers and Distributors Insight Forum (TRIF) which is being added to Tissue World has already attracted a very broad group of buyers from retailers and distributors. Dozens of buyers have registered to attend Tissue World for the first time, to participate at TRIF. (Photo: http://photos.prnasia.com/prnh/20140122/8521400371 ) (Logo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/2010/04/19/20100419602891.jpg ) Tissue World, which will take place in Miami...

2014-01-22 04:20:43

Authors of new book "Education & Skills 2.0: New Targets & Innovative Approaches" convene at World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos to foster dialogue on key issues in education WASHINGTON, NEW YORK, BOSTON, and DAVOS-KLOSTERS, Switzerland, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seeking to increase awareness of the need to improve education systems around the world, members of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Education & Skills, including Harvard School of Public Health...

2014-01-21 23:00:32

Recently, Skmen.com has happily released its new collection of men’s cardigan sweaters. (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Recently, Skmen.com, a renowned wedding dress manufacturer and retailer in China, has happily released its new collection of men’s cardigan sweaters. In addition, the supplier has launched a special offer to show appreciation to worldwide clients. At the moment, all new and old customers can enjoy a discounted rate, up to 36% off, when buying these brand new sweaters...

2014-01-17 20:22:08

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Lakewood Regional Medical Center has appointed Ron Galonsky, FACHE as its new chief executive officer (CEO), effective January 20, 2014. An experienced healthcare executive and 24-year industry veteran, Mr. Galonsky previously served as chief operations and integration officer at Mission Hospital, a 552-bed acute care hospital in Mission Viejo, CA. His prior experience includes chief operating officer (COO) and interim chief...

2014-01-16 23:01:05

LAUNCH is a group of web design and digital media experts based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Their release of the Top 10 Canadian web design agencies is based on a collective opinion rather than fact. (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 LAUNCH Core is a group of digital media experts based in Edmonton, Alberta. Every year LAUNCH releases it’s list of Canada’s top 10 web design agencies. LAUNCH Said That - “We are proud to present this list of top Canadian web design agencies. It is exciting...

2014-01-16 12:35:02

CANTON, Ohio, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR; www.timken.com) will release its 2013 fourth-quarter and full-year financial results on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, prior to the opening of the New York Stock Exchange. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100210/TIMKENLOGO ) The company will host a conference call that day to discuss its financial performance with investors and securities analysts. The financial results and conference call materials will...

2014-01-15 20:21:42

CHARLESTON, W.Va., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Highmark Inc. has announced that it is donating $15,000 to the American Red Cross West Virginia Region to assist communities across greater Charleston currently under a water ban. Approximately 300,000 individuals in a nine-county area in West Virginia, many of whom are Highmark members and employees, are affected by the water ban. "At Highmark, we pride ourselves in not only being a caring employer, but most importantly, a caring...

2014-01-15 16:20:33

RICHARDSON, Texas, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Service King Collision Repair Centers (Service King), a multi-state operator of high-quality collision repair facilities and one of the fastest growing collision repair companies nationwide, announced today it has acquired Las Vegas-based Collision Authority, effective immediately. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130625/DA37942LOGO) Service King, with more than 110 locations in Texas, Tennessee, Arizona, Arkansas,...

2014-01-14 23:02:31

The Firm is investigating Lipitor lawsuits on behalf of patients who developed Type 2 diabetes, allegedly due to Lipitor. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 As dozens of Lipitor lawsuits (http://www.thelipitorlawsuit.com/ ) alleging use of the statin caused patients to develop Type 2 diabetes continue to move forward in courts around the country, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes that Pfizer Inc. has also been named a defendant in a new whistleblower lawsuit involving the...


Latest 2nd millennium Reference Libraries

Cartercar 1912
2014-02-25 08:47:20

Cartercar is a vehicle manufacturer, founded by Byron J. Carter in 1905, Jackson, Michigan. The company moved to Detroit in 1906, then to Pontiac, Michigan from 1907 to 1915. Originally, Carter started his own company named the Motorcar Company in 1905 after leaving the Jackson Automobile Company. At the end of the year, he moved to Detroit due to financing. The company was renamed the Cartercar Company in 1907 when it relocated to Pontiac, Michigan and merged with the Pontiac High...

Sega Nomad
2013-08-10 07:32:11

The Sega Nomad is a handheld gaming console also known as the Sega Genesis Nomad. It was released by Sega on October 13, 1995 as a portable version of the home based unit the Sega Genesis. This unit is one of the few systems that can play most of the games from any region without an adapter. The system sold around one million units before it was discontinued in 1997. It was codenamed Project Venus during its development as Sega’s policy during that era was to name their systems after...

Fairchild Channel F
2013-04-28 10:35:10

The Fairchild Channel F is a game console manufactured by Fairchild Semiconductor that was released in August 1976. It was the first programmable ROM cartridge-based video game console as well as the first to use a microprocessor. The original name for the system was the Video Entertainment System, but when Atari released their VCS the name was changed to Channel F. By 1977 sales had reached 250,000 and was second to the Atari VCS. The Channel F, using an F8 CPU, produced enough AI to use...

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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.