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2014-08-11 23:00:19

Donna Ames is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 NAPW honors Donna Ames as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year for coordinating clinical trials with this prestigious distinction. As the largest, most-recognized networking organization of women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) is a...

2013-12-31 08:22:31

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Comedy award winning actress Lindsay Ames will appear in the Funny or Die sketch comedy videos "Karaoke Adventure" and "I am Lisa Simpson" featuring Yeardley Smith, the Emmy winning actress who voices Lisa Simpson on "The Simpsons." The videos are slated to release in January 2014 on www.funnyordie.com From director Andrew Bush ("Roller Town"), "Karaoke Adventure" answers the question of what happens when a night of karaoke goes...

Winner Of Flame Challenge Has A Fun Way To Explain Fire
2012-07-04 07:37:02

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Have you ever tried to explain something as common and every day as a blue sky, green grass, or the way sound works? Those with children have likely had to do this very thing at some point, trying their best to assuage their kid´s blossoming curiosity. One parent in particular not only set out to answer a similar question, but also created a really cool video to do it. Entering the “Flame Challenge” at Stony...

2011-08-26 11:30:29

NASA has exercised Option Period #2 on the Intelligent Systems Research and Development Support (ISRDS) contract. Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies Inc., (SGT, Inc.), Greenbelt, Md., received the option award to continue to support intelligent systems research at the agency's Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif. The option period has a maximum value of $60 million. This is a cost plus fixed fee contract. The exercised option will continue performance from Sept. 29, 2011, to Sept. 28,...

2010-07-14 07:27:00

DULUTH, Ga., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Axia Acquisition Corporation dba Ames Taping Tools (Ames Taping), the nation's leading provider of automatic taping and finishing tools (ATF), supplies and training announces the election of Andrew Reed as the company's new President & Chief Executive Officer. Reed will continue to expand and accelerate Ames' growth strategies to enhance Ames' leadership position in the interior drywall finishing segment. The company will continue a growth strategy...

2010-04-27 13:15:00

The director of NASA's Ames Research Center, S. Pete Worden, was recognized Tuesday by The Arthur C. Clarke Foundation for his leadership in space exploration. Worden has written or co-written more than 150 scientific technical papers in astrophysics, space sciences and strategic studies. He also served as a scientific co-investigator for two NASA space science missions. Before becoming Ames center director, he was a research professor of astronomy, optical sciences and planetary sciences at...

2010-03-26 12:32:00

ATLANTA, March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Ames Taping Tools, the world's leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of automatic taping and finishing tools, announced it has completed its financial restructuring and successfully emerged from Chapter 11. "Our company faced unprecedented challenges with the residential and commercial construction decline since 2006," says Peter Alexander of Ames. "The financial restructuring allowed Ames to emerge with a stronger balance sheet, enhanced...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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