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2014-04-16 08:27:58

Peterson Calls on Professional & Amateur Comedians to Send in 3-min Videos HOUSTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NFL Star Adrian Peterson announced today that he's intent on making you laugh as part of his 2014 U.S. Comedy Tour. Peterson and his All Day Foundation are bringing 6 of the funniest comedians on Earth to Tyler & Austin Texas on May 16 - 17, 2014, and he's searching for the best local talent in each city to join them in the spotlight. Joe Torry will host comics AJ Johnson,...

2014-04-14 12:37:17

Cedar Park Location Opens April 14, 2014 AUSTIN, Texas, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CareSpot is opening its fifth urgent care center in the Austin area on Monday, April 14th, 2014 at 905 East Whitestone Boulevard, Suite B, Cedar Park, Texas. This center will provide a convenient option for care in a rapidly growing retail and residential area. On Saturday, April 26th from 11am - 1pm, the general public is invited to a Grand Opening Celebration. During this time, the community is...

2014-04-14 12:31:01

Innovation Hub Tops Many "Best Cities" Lists; Will Draw Talent AUSTIN, Texas, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Health economics and policy authority Precision Health Economics (PHE) announced today the opening of its fifth location--Austin, TX--as part of its continuing expansion plan. The Austin office will house both research and executive administrative functions. PHE will draw on the city's fertile recruitment pool of highly educated science and technology experts to grow its...

2014-04-08 12:30:41

The Brand New Dance Studio Introduces Morning Raves and Trampoline Madness AUSTIN, Texas, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tiempo Dance Studio officially opened its doors for business on Monday, March 31. The brand new dance studio embodies the spirit of Austin with its unique approach to dance-fitness. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140408/PH00661-aLogo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140408/PH00661LOGO-b Unlike traditional studios, Tiempo Dance Studio's...

2014-04-07 23:04:47

Residents of Austin can now log onto ConsumerResearchers.org to view the rankings of the best home security systems in the city. The new research aims to be a reliable resource to assist residents in their decision of what security system is best for their home and requirements. (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 The capital city of Texas and the heart of the state, Austin is regarded as a live music hub that makes visitors never want to leave. However, whilst there are a number of visitors who are...

2014-04-01 23:30:34

Thirty-Day All-Ages Fitness Challenge Puts Childhood Obesity on the Firing Line Austin, TX (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 If you see a Capital Metro bus with “Million Mile Month®” on the side, watch Mayor Lee Leffingwell's endorsement on YouTube (http://bit.ly/1gN1Z5b), or catch a glimpse of the crowd gathering at City Hall Plaza to kick off the program on April 1, know this: April is Million Mile Month; get registered and get moving (https://MillionMileMonth.org). “Million Mile...

2014-04-01 23:23:30

Two-track conference will gather entrepreneurs, investors and business leaders to Austin Austin, TX (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Coastal Shows today announced that its next crowdfunding summit will take place in Austin, Texas, May 29-30. Industry experts, government officials, entrepreneurs and business leaders will gather in the Texas capital for the Crowdfund Global Expo (CFGE) Crowdfund Real Estate Summit and the co-located CFGE Crowdfund Entrepreneur Summit. CFGE organizers announced the...

2014-03-31 23:32:39

As a decade-long Microsoft technology partner and a Gold partner for Windows platform as well as the Azure Cloud Network in the past 6 years, MessageSolution delivers a suite of packaged software solutions designed to dramatically reduce the economic impact of compliance, eDiscovery and legal review, information governance and data storage management for email, SharePoint and file systems. Austin TX (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Austin TeXas, March 31, 2014. MessageSolution, Inc., a global...

2014-03-31 23:02:45

The 4th Annual GOLF4JD Tournament on April 28 in Austin aims to raise $35,000 as family requests for information and support increase; nonfatal drownings affect more than 5,700 children a year in the U.S., according to Centers for Disease Control, with a majority in summer months June - August. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 HOPE4JD, an Austin-based nonprofit that provides charitable support to Texas families of children with a brain injury due to nonfatal drowning, announced its...

2014-03-26 23:31:37

The Spring Edition of Shannon Schmitz Groups' LOCALE Austin magazine is a trendy, informative guide. The fun, informative publication shows The Schmitz Group's love affair with Austin. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 The Shannon Schmitz Group's quarterly publication, LOCALE AUSTIN, served up its Spring SXSW edition this month. The small, luxury real estate firm has their finger to the pulse of the Austin real estate market and the heart of what makes Austin such a great...


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
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'