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2014-06-11 08:33:02

LONDON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Asphalt Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/mining/global_asphalt_market_2014_2018.html TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Asphalt market to grow at a CAGR of 4.05 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is increase in the use of recycled asphalt pavements. The Global Asphalt market has also been...

2014-06-11 08:22:43

LONDON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Drilling Fluids Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/oil_gas/global_drilling_fluids_market_2014_2018.html TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Drilling Fluids market will grow at a CAGR of 8 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing exploration of unconventional gas. The Global Drilling...

2014-06-10 20:24:14

Costa Rica will set the tone for the new Intel technology in the world NEW YORK, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The President of Costa Rica, Luis Guillermo Solis; the Minister of Foreign Trade, Alexander Mora; and the President and Director General of the Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency (CINDE), Jose Rossi and Gabriela Llobet announced today in New York that Intel will open in Costa Rica a one-of-a-kind Mega Lab for the validation and testing of its products in...

2014-06-10 12:27:23

CORNING, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, June 9th at 6 am, the Paskenta Tribal Council began physically closing the Rolling Hills Casino. It will remain closed until Tribal Council can resolve the disputes within the Paskenta Tribe and remedy the illegal operation of the Casino by unauthorized management and attorneys. "Our number one priority is public safety, and that is why the physical closure of the Casino is necessary. It is not safe," said Paskenta Tribal...

2014-06-05 23:16:28

Greenway Inc. launches a new free to join friends and family Spanish language social media website has been launched to keep up with the growing demand within the Hispanic speaking community. (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Greenway Inc. is pleased to announce the launching of a new Spanish language social media website specifically for the Spanish speaking community. Membership to this exciting new social media website is free and takes under five minutes to join. As in other popular social...

2014-06-05 16:25:56

Easy-to-reach exotic getaway without the hassle of international travel helps Island secure #1 spot SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Puerto Rico Tourism Company today announced the island was voted the number one U.S. Island in the USA TODAY 10Best Readers' Choice Travel Award Contest. Puerto Rico tops the list, beating such destinations as Kauai, Hawaii, and Amelia Island, Fla. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140605/95010 "We are delighted that the...

2014-06-04 23:12:54

Stefanini sharing global SAP offerings and showcasing end-to-end SAP expertise at SAPPHIRE NOW and ASUG. Southfield, Mich. (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Stefanini, Inc. (http://www.stefanini.com), a global provider of IT infrastructure outsourcing, application development and integration, and strategic staffing, will showcase its SAP consulting services at the co-located SAPPHIRE® NOW and Americas’ SAP Users’ Group (ASUG) annual conferences. Stefanini, an SAP partner for 15 years with...

2014-06-04 23:05:33

Transparency Market Research added a new report "Home Healthcare Market: Analysis, Size, Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies and Forecasts, 2012 to 2018" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/home-healthcare-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 This report is an effort to identify factors, which will be the driving force behind the home healthcare market and sub-markets in the next few years. The report...

2014-06-04 16:28:28

Year-to-date sales remain well ahead of last year's pace; WSTS forecast projects growth of 6.5 percent in 2014 and 3.3 percent in 2015 WASHINGTON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced that worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $26.34 billion for the month of April 2014, an increase of 11.5 percent from the April 2013 total of $23.62 billion and...

2014-06-04 08:26:32

SHELTON, Conn., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brazil is seen as the runaway favorite to win the 2014 FIFA World Cup(TM) scheduled to begin on June 12 according to an international survey conducted by SSI. In fact, 53 percent of those planning to watch the matches believe fourth-ranked Brazil has the best chance of winning against Spain, Germany and Portugal, ranked first, second and third, respectively. Two-thirds of Brazilians say they are not ready to host the event and are worried...


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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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
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  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
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This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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