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2014-09-08 20:23:04

LONDON, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Automotive Wiring Harness Market 2014-2018https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/1009251/Global-Automotive-Wiring-Harness-Market-2014-2018.htmlAbout Automotive Wiring HarnessAn automotive wiring harness is an assemblage of cables or wires used in automobiles for transferring signals or electric power. It is also known as a wiring loom for automobiles. Electric wires are tied together with...

2014-09-08 20:22:43

LONDON, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Programmatic Video Market 2014-2018https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2355574/Global-Programmatic-Video-Market-2014-2018.html About Programmatic VideoProgrammatic video is a fast-growing and emerging field driving the growth of online advertising. Programmatic buying automates the process of buying ad inventory from an advertising exchange in real-time to broadcast an ad to the target...

2014-09-08 20:20:13

LONDON, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Integral Horsepower Motor Market 2014-2018https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2355568/Global-Integral-Horsepower-Motor-Market-2014-2018.html About Integral Horsepower MotorsAn electric motor converts electric energy into mechanical motion. There are two types of electric motors based on their power classification: fractional horsepower motors and integral horsepower motors. Integral...

2014-09-08 12:26:40

"Unbreakable" reveals how Miami-based Project Medishare and the Knights of Columbus helped earthquake amputees overcome disability and stigmas in Haiti NEW HAVEN, Conn., Sept. 8, 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 DocMiami International Film Festival in Boca Raton on Saturday, Sept. 13, 1:15 p.m., at the Oak Room at Sugar Sand Park, 300 S....

2014-09-05 23:02:49

http://www.datasite.com -- Merrill Datasite in association with mergermarket presents “Deal Drivers 2014 Half Year Report for the Americas.” New York, US (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 Get the report here: http://bit.ly/1oWDXmu Merrill Datasite in association with mergermarket presents “Deal Drivers 2014 Half Year Report for the Americas.” This report provides a comprehensive review of M&A activity in both North and South America, with targeted analysis of regional and...

2014-09-05 12:20:39

LONDON, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Since the inaugural Seatrade Winter Cruising Forum in Malta in 2008, increasing cruise passengers numbers have continued to demonstrate that the concept of winter cruising to warmer climes continues to grow from strength to strength, with a growing number of cruise lines adding these itineraries to their programmes. As well as the promise of more moderate temperatures, the other key appeal for travellers is the reduced number of tourists at key...

2014-09-05 12:20:38

The entrepreneur participates in the British-Brazilian Conversa, whose objective is to stablish a regular discussion channel between the two nations. SAO PAULO, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Business, economic and education leaders from Brazil and the United Kingdom have created a forum in order to strengthen the ties between the countries and explore potential opportunities. The British-Brazilian Conversa will take place on 5 to 7 September at Cambridge University and counts on the...

2014-09-05 08:25:46

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center company, today announced that it will showcase its new Master Agent Partner Program at the Fall 2014 Cloud Partners Conference & Expo taking place from September 8-10 in New Orleans. Several leading partners have enrolled in the program including Avant Communications, Bridgepointe Technologies, Colotraq, Intelisys, Presidio, and the World Telecom Group. The Equinix...

2014-09-04 16:24:48

ReportsnReports.com adds Fleet Management System Market in the Americas 2014-2018 research report to its store. DALLAS, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Fleet management systems are used as an interface for the enhanced management of commercial vehicles. These systems track vehicles in real-time and monitor them, provide route guidance, ensure safety, and improves the operational efficiency of the fleet. A fleet management system also helps in timely delivery of goods, and includes...

2014-09-03 20:23:38

CHICAGO, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A survey of 2,088 U.S. adults conducted online in July on behalf of Oral Health America (OHA) by Harris Poll shows that two Americas are emerging when it comes to oral healthcare. Those with a household income of under $50,000, including many who live in urban areas and young adults (including students), are more likely to skip dental visits, with 74 percent of those surveyed delaying care for financial reasons or due to lack of...


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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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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