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2014-10-17 23:06:21

Pro-wildlife conservation resort Tulemar Vacation Homes in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica celebrates International Sloth Day by adopting a sloth and encouraging social media users to share sloth photos online. Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Tulemar Vacation Homes in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica, is ranked the #1 resort in the area on TripAdvisor, and one of the features that makes this vacation spot so special are the daily wildlife sightings throughout the grounds....

2014-10-17 23:02:39

ReportsnReports.com offer “3D Printing Market by Technology (SLA, SLS, EBM, FDM, EBM, LOM, 3DP), Materials (Polymers, Metal), Application (Aerospace, Automotive, Consumer, Healthcare, Government & Defense) & Geography (Americas, Europe, APAC & ROW) (2013 – 2020) “global research report in its store. (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 3D printing has been evolving as a technique to create 3D models and prototypes, in many industries, namely, automotive, aerospace, healthcare, and...

2014-10-16 08:26:47

DENVER, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Indian College Fund (the College Fund), a national Native education non-profit, today announced that Comcast and NBCUniversal is partnering with them to further the cause of Native American higher education with a donation of $5 million of advertising for its 2015 public service announcement (PSA) on its cable system and an additional gift of $500,000 of in-kind services and cash. The support will help the College Fund...

2014-10-15 16:23:27

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Process, product and material excellence are the international heritage of Freudenberg Sealing Technologies, parent company of Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies in the Americas. Recently, a trio of global industry awards affirms the success of the company in maintaining its focus on superior quality. On Oct. 14, Freudenberg Sealing Technologies received the 2014 TOP Innovation Award from the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (F.A.Z.)...

2014-10-14 08:25:05

RUBB Announces a Multi-Year Alliance with Aztec Group to Enhance, Expand and Develop its Engineered Fabric Tension Buildings and Structures Market Presence in Canada. MONT-SAINT-HILAIRE, QC and SANFORD, ME, Oct.14, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Rubb Inc., a subsidiary of the Rubb Group AS, one of the world's largest manufacturers of galvanized steel framed fabric covered structures, is pleased to announce the appointment of Aztec Group as its Canadian agent. Through this agreement, RUBB will...

2014-10-14 08:21:03

DUBLIN and BOSTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fleetmatics Group PLC (NYSE: FLTX), a leading global provider of mobile workforce solutions for service-based businesses of all sizes delivered as software-as-a-service (SaaS), announced today that industry analyst firm Berg Insight has recognized the company as the largest provider of fleet management solutions in the Americas in the "Fleet Management in the Americas - 4(th) Edition" report....

2014-10-13 23:02:01

Ticket Down announces that last minute tickets for the international soccer exhibition matches featuring Ecuador vs. El Salvador and Colombia vs. Canada at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, NJ are available at discounted prices. This popular ticket reseller encourages diehard soccer fans to add promo code CHEAP for added savings on their already low soccer ticket prices. Harrison, NJ (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Ticket Down is a reputable source for cheap Colombia vs. Canada and Ecuador vs. El...

2014-10-13 12:25:18

'Unbreakable' reveals how earthquake amputees overcame disability and stigmas in Haiti NEW HAVEN, Conn., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A documentary about hope and healing in the midst of the horrific aftermath of Haiti's 2010 earthquake will be a featured presentation at the NYC Independent Film Festival in the Royal Theatre at the Producers Club, 358 W 44(th) Street on Friday, Oct. 17, 11:30 a.m. and on Sunday, Oct. 19, at 12:30 p.m. at the Adelante Theatre 25 W 31st...

2014-10-13 08:20:28

Renown Financial Legend Frank Bisignano Will Serve as Grand Marshal Leading Maserati's Exotic Cars Along the Parade Route NEW YORK, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 70(th) Annual Columbus Day Parade, taking place today, is expected to have a record number of participants marching up Fifth Avenue with over 130 groups, 30 bands, 25 floats, dance troupes and entertainers. More than one million revelers will line the Parade route as Fifth Avenue turns into a fast-moving sea...

2014-10-11 08:20:51

DALLAS, October 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sandlerresearch.org offers Global Hydraulic Cylinders Market 2014-2018 market research report in its store. Some of the major trends in this market are the increased popularity of e-commerce marketing activities and the focus on higher efficiency and niche technology. Several initiatives are being carried out by research organizations to devise efficient hydraulic cylinders by applying alternative hydraulic fluid and cylinder material...


Latest Americas Reference Libraries

Pony of the Americas
2014-05-19 11:56:38

The Pony of the Americas (POA) is a breed of pony that was developed in the state of Iowa, United States. The stallion was an Arabian, Appaloosa, Shetland cross and the registry was formed in 1954 for the breed. Within 15 years there were 12,500 ponies registered and currently the Pony of the Americas Club is one of the largest registries in the United States. As of 2012 there has been over 50,000 registered ponies, 2,000 members and had over 40 affiliate chapters. Shetland pony breeder...

Passenger Pigeon, Ectopistes migratorius
2014-04-18 10:16:19

The Passenger Pigeon or the Wild Pigeon (Ectopistes migratorius) is an extinct North American bird. The species resided in enormous migratory flocks until the early 20th century, when hunting and habitat destruction led to its demise. One flock in 1866 in southern Ontario was described as being 1 mile wide and 300 miles long, took 14 hours to pass, and held more than 3.5 billion birds. That number, if it is accurate, would likely represent a large fraction of the entire population at that...

Hispaniolan Pine, Pinus occidentalis
2014-02-26 08:30:03

Hispaniolan pine (Pinus occidentalis) is found largely on the Caribbean island Hispaniola growing on the slopes. Hispaniolan pine forests can be found on the island of Haiti and the Dominican Republic in the mountain range. The Hispaniolan pine can grow in mixed stands of trees with other broadleaf trees at elevations between 2789 and 6890 feet and in pure stands from 6890 feet up to 10,420 feet. These trees are also found in the lowlands growing in acidic soil that is rich in iron and...

Leif Ericson
2014-01-06 10:25:39

Leif Ericson was a Norse explorer seen as the first European to land in North America nearly 500 years prior to Christopher Columbus. According to the Sagas of Icelanders, he established a Norse settlement at Vinland, identified with the Norse L’Anse aux Meadows on the northern point of Newfoundland in modern-day Canada. It is believed that Leif was born in Iceland around the 970’s - the son of father Erik the Red, an explorer and outlaw from Western Norway. Erik founded the first...

El Yunque National Forest
2013-12-24 11:12:40

The El Yunque National Forest, previously known as the Luquillo National Forest and the Caribbean National Forest, is a forest that is located in northeastern Puerto Rico. It’s the only tropical rain forest in the United States National Forest System. The forest is commonly referred to as El Yunque, which might be attributed to either a Spanish approximation of the aboriginal Taino word yu-ke which means “white lands”, or the word “anvil” which is yunque in Spanish. The second...

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Word of the Day
reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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