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2014-07-28 08:21:09

Don't Let Losing Your Car Keys Ruin Your Family's Summer Vacation AUSTIN, Texas, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Now that the temperature is sizzling and the kids are out on summer break, it is vacation season in Texas. And, according to Orbitz, 77 percent of Americans are planning on taking a vacation this summer. And nearly half of those vacations are with the kids and that usually means a road trip. So load up your car and get going. But don't forget, that besides gassing up the...

2014-07-21 23:06:13

Scott Felder Homes netted a total of three category-specific wins in Best Product Design and three additional awards for their marketing practices at the Summit Awards. San Antonio, Texas (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 On Saturday, July 12th, homebuilder Scott Felder Homes was presented with six awards at the Summit Awards, hosted by the Greater San Antonio Builders Association at the Omni Colonnade. In addition to the wins at the Summit Awards, the company has recently been named the 2012, 2013...

2014-07-17 23:00:54

With a little inspiration, 101 Mobility Austin rose to the occasion to install a patient lift for a very deserving Georgetown woman. Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Debra Dowden, co-owner of 101 Mobility Austin, found herself presented with a special opportunity to install a patient lift for a deserving community member. Debra’s business, a local provider of mobility solutions such as wheelchair ramps, patient lifts, and vertical lifts, was recently approached by Erin Kiltz for the...

2014-07-14 16:24:02

Practice to add four Texas Locations and enter Austin Market HOUSTON, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Urgent Care for Kids announced plans to enter the Austin market and add four new clinics throughout the state. The practice is slated to open two new Houston-area clinics as well as two clinics in the greater Austin area by the end of the summer. Urgent Care for Kids selected these areas by identifying key growth markets where it can respond to increased demand for high quality after-hours...

2014-06-30 23:19:52

Girlstart honors four women who have made significant impacts in their fields and communities utilizing their STEM education. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Girlstart has announced the recipients of its second annual Women in STEM Awards, honoring four women who have made significant impacts in their fields and communities utilizing their STEM education. The award recipients will be honored as part of Game Changers, Girlstart’s annual luncheon event, which takes place this year on...

2014-06-30 23:04:01

Scientific Minds moves the company headquarters from Orange, Texas to Austin. Orange, TX (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Ten years ago a biology teacher from Orange, Texas created a program she called the Science Starters in an attempt to raise her school's test scores. The program was a success, and word quickly spread. In the years since, Kathy Reeves has retired from teaching to focus on her company, Scientific Minds, and to grow the Science Starters into a successful educational product....

2014-06-26 23:11:20

RealManage announced today that Susan Donovan-Smith has been promoted to be Director of Community Association Management at the company's Austin, Texas office. Austin, TX (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 RealManage announced today that Susan Donovan-Smith has been promoted to be Director of Community Association Management at the company's Austin, Texas office. Susan joined RealManage in 2012 as a Community Association Manager with over eight years of homeowner association management...

2014-06-24 23:18:11

Clean Energy Incubator stand out now live in 69 cities; accolades from White House, US Department of Transportation. Austin, TX (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 The Austin Technology Incubator (ATI), part of the IC2 Institute at The University of Texas at Austin (UT), today congratulates RideScout on its company momentum. RideScout, the technology platform revolutionizing how people find and use ground transportation, is a current portfolio company of ATI’s Clean Energy Incubator. Founded by...

2014-06-09 23:05:04

New York City jeweler, TraxNYC, hosts first-ever X Games After Party in celebration of the first X Games in Austin, Texas. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 The Summer X Games hit the the City of Austin for the first time ever on June 5, 2014. The X Games are a sports phenomenon focusing on Extreme Sports which hit home with a young, spontaneous audience. TraxNYC, a New York City hip hop jeweler located in New York City’s Historic Diamond District, hosted its first X Games After...

2014-06-06 23:06:08

In April, the St. David’s Emergency Center 24/7 and The Lake Travis Chamber of Commerce held their 7th Annual SpringFest Event. This year, Watkins Insurance Group was fortunate enough to participate and sponsor the event for the 3rd time. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 In April, the St. David’s Emergency Center 24/7 and The Lake Travis Chamber of Commerce held their 7th Annual SpringFest Event. This year, Watkins Insurance Group was fortunate enough to participate and sponsor the...


Latest Austin, Texas Reference Libraries

The Impact Of Growing Degree Days For The Austin Texas Area
2012-08-22 13:25:00

Growing Degree days are another huge part of our lives even though we may not deal with them directly. Growing degree days deal with the growing of fruits and vegetables along with other various crops that are grown throughout the United States for our personal uses. As we examine the Austin Texas area we can see how the impacts of normal, El-Nino and La-Nina cycles have an impact on just the month of March. These numbers are based on 50F which is the base number used for determining when...

Climate Impact On Your Budget For Austin Texas
2012-07-16 10:44:17

If you live in Austin Texas, this is what type of heating and cooling of your house you can expect to see during various weather events such as EL-Nino and La-Nina. The above graph represents three events known as EL-Nino, La-Nina and normal conditions. All the data was gathered from the month of March for each event. During a Normal cycle it is pretty fair to say that Austin will experience heating and cooling pretty close together. While during an EL-Nino event it shows that heating...

Weather Reference Library
2012-06-18 22:12:26

El-Nino is marked with having warmer waters in the Pacific Ocean, so how can it have impacts on Austin Texas. This is a look at what occurred during an EL-Nino event as we evaluate three months of the cycle. January 2012- March 2012 La-Nina Impacts on Austin TX Climate January 2012 Normal temperatures for the month are usually around 40-60F. Examining what occurred during the month of January during an EL-Nino event the temps where average 40% of the month. While, 21% of the month...

2012-06-18 08:49:21

Symbol: BRTE7 Group: Moss Family: Bruchiaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae Order   Dicranales Family   Bruchiaceae Genus   Bruchia Schwägr. – bruchia moss Species   Bruchia texana Austin...

Weather Reference Library
2012-05-21 13:46:02

Austin Texas is located in the Southern Part of the United States. To the west the elevation increases while to the east the elevation slopes down towards the Gulf of Mexico. Temperatures for Austin Texas: January through February the normal temperatures range from the 40’s during the evening to the 60’s during the day. March shows a slight warming trend as the averages are in the 50’s during the evening and the days warm into the 70’s. April through May as spring continues the...

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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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