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2014-09-18 23:05:27

CD-adapco™ and Ben Ainslie Racing enter partnership. New York and London. (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 CD-adapco, the largest privately held CFD focused provider of Computer Aided Engineering software, today announced its new partnership with Ben Ainslie Racing. The America’s Cup team will be utilizing the CD-adapco simulation tool, STAR-CCM+® in the design of its racing boat. Ben Ainslie Racing team just announced its participation in the 35th America’s Cup taking place in...

2014-09-18 23:03:20

Interbike 2014 was all about the city bike, and women across America are discovering the stylish and adventurous convenience of these hot bicycles. City bikes are perfect for casual riding and local adventure; not only are these bikes highly functional, but they are also stylish. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Fall is here, and if Interbike 2014 showed us anything, it's that the city bike is here to stay. Just as the temperature is cooling down, the sales on city bikes are...

2014-09-18 16:24:52

MIAMI, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Effective today, America CV is pleased to announce the appointment of Donny Hudson to EVP of Sales. Mr. Hudson will be responsible for growing and overseeing the revenue for its stations in Miami, NY and Puerto Rico. "We are delighted to have a seasoned media executive with a proven track record of success to lead our multi-platform revenue efforts," indicated Luis Roldan, Chief Operating Officer. "Donny is a significant addition to our senior...

2014-09-18 12:26:31

The Institute of Museums and Library Sciences has awarded funding to The Mütter Museum, La Salle University Art Museum, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, and the Wagner Free Institute of Science WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02) announced today that four museums in his Philadelphia district will receive grant awards totaling $524,485 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). The Institute--a federal agency...

2014-09-18 12:26:08

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Terror Behind the Walls, America's largest haunted house, is located inside the massive, castle-like walls of Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This extraordinary theatrical production, consistently ranked among the top haunted attractions in the nation, runs on select evenings from September 19 through November 8, 2014. Terror Behind the Walls begins with a critical decision for visitors: should they explore the...

2014-09-18 08:25:56

America's Favorite Bachelor to Release "For the Right Reasons" January 2015 NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After "The Bachelorette" broke his heart, Sean Lowe suspected his "nice guy" image hurt him. America disagreed. In his new book with New York Times best selling author Nancy French - "For the Right Reasons: America's Favorite Bachelor on Faith, Love, Marriage, and Why Nice Guys Finish First" (Nelson Books, January 27, 2015; ISBN: 978-0-718-01880-1) - Lowe takes...

2014-09-18 00:20:24

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO BYE-BYE, BIRDIE Profile America -- Thursday, September 18(th). One century ago this month, the last known remaining member of a bird species some thought to have been the most abundant on Earth passed away. The death of the 29-year-old female passenger pigeon, named Martha, marked the...

2014-09-17 23:14:48

Bobby Likis, automotive expert and host of nationally syndicated car-talk program "Bobby Likis Car Clinic," shared the microphone with Bob Dinneen, President and CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), last Saturday on the Car Clinic globalcast in a hard-hitting discussion of the local, regional and national issues surrounding the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), which is now being threatened by “Big Oil." Dinneen explained that the RFS and ethanol production saves...

2014-09-17 23:13:01

Spangenberg Law Firm Attorneys Earn "Lawyer of the Year" Award and Other Top Listed Awards. (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Cleveland-based Spangenberg Shibley & Liber LLP is proud to announce that four of its attorneys have been included in Best Lawyers in America 2015®. Awards received include a Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” award and multiple Top Listed awards. Firm partner William Hawal was named by his peers as the Best Lawyers 2015 Cleveland Medical Malpractice...

2014-09-17 23:03:22

The Delta Dental Community Care Foundation announced today its grant of $50,000 to the National Children’s Oral Health Foundation: America’s ToothFairy (NCOHF) to support oral health services and education through NCOHF’s Orange County Oral Health Zone Program® in California. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 The Delta Dental Community Care Foundation announced today its grant of $50,000 to the National Children’s Oral Health Foundation: America’s ToothFairy (NCOHF)...


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
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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