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2014-06-26 23:12:03

Silicon Valley, a new automotive innovation hotbed reaches faster and further to America’s automotive centers. Silicon Valley Innovator’s Forum brings the face-to-face collaboration to the AutoHarvest virtual innovation ecosystem. San Jose, Calif., Detroit, Mich. (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 The Autotech Council, based in San Jose, Calif., today announced that it is joining the AutoHarvest Foundation as a strategic partner. The Council is a group of technology innovators whose members...

2014-06-26 12:30:26

LONDON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Large Diameter Steel Pipes Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/construction/construction_materials/global_large_diameter_steel_pipes_industry.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Large Diameter Steel Pipes in Thousand Tons by the following Product Segments: Longitudinal Submerged Arc Weld (LSAW) Pipes, and Helical/Spiral Submerged Arc Welded...

2014-06-26 12:24:36

Creation of financial risk assessment methodology will accelerate solar deployment DENVER, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to accelerate the financing of solar energy projects, more than 20 market-leading companies have committed to support the adoption of truSolar, the industry's first, uniform risk assessment methodology governed by an accreditation body. The truSolar initiative was announced as a Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Commitment to Action at the 2014 CGI...

2014-06-26 12:21:26

MBCA Welcomes New Airstream Owners to the Club and Current Members to Save $500 on a New Airstream Interstate® or Airstream Autobahn® JACKSON CENTER, Ohio, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Airstream and the Mercedes-Benz Club of America (MBCA) are pleased to announce an exclusive multi-year strategic partnership. Airstream and MBCA will lead the creation of a dedicated Airstream owners' community, supported through partnership in MBCA club events and a variety of...

2014-06-26 08:28:04

Merkerson Visits Washington, D.C. on June 26 With America's Diabetes Challenge: Get to Your Goals Program WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, and actress S. Epatha Merkerson are bringing the America's Diabetes Challenge: Get to Your Goals program to Washington, D.C. to encourage African Americans with type 2 diabetes to know their A1C -- their average blood sugar level over the past two to three...

2014-06-26 08:21:59

Americans Asked to Share Experiences About Why Nature Matters to Them SAN FRANCISCO, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Trust for Public Land, the only national conservation organization dedicated to creating parks and protecting land for people, today announced the launch of #OurLand (tpl.org/ourland, #ourland), an outreach campaign designed to spur a movement to inspire people to share why nature matters to them. The #OurLand campaign invites all Americans to help protect "our...

2014-06-26 00:20:55

WASHINGTON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO SETTING THE BAR Profile America -- Thursday, June 26th. The person's name is not known, but whoever bought a pack of chewing gum at the Marsh Supermarket in Troy, Ohio on this day 40 years ago was making history. It was the first purchase of an item to be scanned into a cash register by using the...

2014-06-25 23:07:59

The Jacqueline M. Wilentz Comprehensive Breast Center Honored for Providing Exceptional Patient Care and Treatment Long Branch, NJ (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 The Jacqueline M. Wilentz Comprehensive Breast Center at Monmouth Medical Center has been named a recipient of the Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s Best Breast Centers, acknowledging its dedication to providing exceptional patient care and treatment. Breast cancer is the second most common form of cancer among American women...

2014-06-25 23:01:20

Etymotic Discusses the Next Generation of Companion Mics® and The BEAN® – Quiet Sound Amplifier at HLAA in Austin, TX Elk Grove Village, IL (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 The Consumer Electronics Association Foundation (CEA Foundation) will feature a presentation by Drs. Mead Killion and Gail Gudmundsen of Etymotic Research at the Hearing Loss Association of America’s (HLAA) Convention 2014 in Austin on June 26-29th. Consumers with hearing loss, their families, the professionals who...

2014-06-25 12:36:38

Through Partnerships with Workforce Investment Boards, Community Organizations and Employers, Code­-to-­Work Commitment Focuses on Filling 150,000 Coding Jobs by 2018 DENVER, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at Clinton Global Initiative America 2014 (CGI America), Treehouse launched the next phase of its national Code-­to­-Work initiative with a public Commitment to Action to train 150,000 U.S. workers for rewarding, in-­demand coding careers by the year 2018. This Digital...


Latest America Reference Libraries

York Chocolate
2013-06-11 13:15:07

The York chocolate cat, also known as the York, is a breed of domestic cat that originated in America in 1983 and is used as a show cat. It was developed by Janet Chiefari, who bred kittens that were descendants of Siamese cats. The York can be medium or large with a slightly long nose, a round head, and large round eyes that are gold or green in color. Its feet are sometimes tufted and it has a fluffy tail. Its body is covered in semi-long, soft fur that can vary in color. Preferred colors...

Yosemite National Park
2013-04-17 14:20:47

Yosemite National Park is located in eastern California in the United States in the central area of Sierra Nevada, extending to the western slopes of the range. The park holds 761,268 acres of protected land. The area became very popular after Thomas Ayres, the artist who was responsible for much of the publicity of the area, and an entrepreneur named James Mason Hutchings visited in 1855. Early tourists that visited Yosemite before it was a national park could enjoy passing over the Wawona...

Grand Canyon National Park
2013-03-19 15:03:05

Grand Canyon National Park is located in the American state of Arizona and is the country’s fifteenth established park. The main feature of the park is the Grand Canyon, which is a gorge of the Colorado River, and is often thought of as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. The park contains 1,217,262 acres of land. It was established as an official national park in 1919, but the area was already well known as a landmark for thirty years. In 1903, President Theodore Roosevelt...

Ronald Evans Jr.
2012-10-25 11:30:42

Ronald Ellwin Evans, Jr. was an astronaut that worked with NASA on the Apollo missions and served as a Captain in the United States Navy. Evans is one of the twenty-four astronauts to fly to the moon. . Evans was born on November 10, 1933 in St. Francis, Kansas. He graduated from Highland Park High School in Topeka, Kansas. Boy Scouts of America played a huge role in Evans youth as he attained the highest level of Life Scout. Evans then went on to study at the University of Kansas...

Plain Chachalaca, Ortalis vetula
2012-03-22 23:28:04

The Plain Chachalaca (Ortalis vetula) is a large species of bird in the Cracidae family. It is found in tropical and subtropical environments from mezquital thickets in the Rio Grande Valley in southeastern Texas to northernmost Costa Rica. In Central America, this species occurs in the Pacific lowlands from Chiapas, Mexico to northern Nicaragua. It occurs solely as a separate population in Costa Rica. Its habitat is dry and moist forests, especially where interspersed with scrub and savanna....

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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