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2011-08-18 07:35:00

HONG KONG, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Whether we want it or not, the summer is saying "Goodbye". The first half of August is already gone, and there are just 2 weeks left until September knocks on the door. It is the beginning of September when all parents and their kids realize that the summer vacation is over, and school starts very soon. It means that parents and kids have very little time to prepare lots of things - Book Bags, school gear and plenty of other items are needed for...

2011-08-17 00:34:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Millions of parents will be hitting the stores in the next few weeks to stock up on school supplies for their children. But for families struggling just to put food on the table, back-to-school items are luxuries they simply can't afford. The result? Countless kids are not only ill-prepared for the year ahead, but are stigmatized in the classroom. Carlos Marquez host of the Adelante Con Carlos Radio Show, is partnering with the Los Angeles-based...

2011-08-17 00:00:32

Interwork Technologies, a premier Value Added Distributor for new and emerging Technologies, announced today its partnership with Modrec, one of Europe's most recognized manufactures and distributors in the Travel Lifestyle Industry, to distribute Laptop cases and backpacks under both the Modrec and Gino Ferrari brands in the Higher Education Market. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) August 16, 2011 Interwork Technologies, a premier Value Added Distributor for new and emerging Technologies,...

2011-08-13 00:00:31

The Gear Aid app is now available via the Apple and Android Markets as a free download. Bellingham, WA (PRWEB) August 12, 2011 McNett®, the outdoor industry leader in personal care, water treatment and gear care and repair products for nearly 30 years, has launched a digital version of its popular gear care and repair guides. The Gear Aidâ“ž¢ app offers tips, recommendations and step-by-step instructions for proper outdoor gear care and repair. Now available...

2011-08-12 11:27:00

Orthopaedic surgeons offer tips to steer clear of injuries from backpacks ROSEMONT, Ill., Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A student's backpack might contain homework, books, laptops, iPods, lunches and even gym clothes. As their backpacks become stuffed to the brim, the pack can become much too heavy or might be worn improperly, causing unnecessary back strain and pain to a child's back. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) suggests that backpacks be worn correctly...

2011-08-04 15:15:00

CINCINNATI, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Most children and teenagers carry their schoolbooks and other supplies in backpacks during the school year. "When used correctly, backpacks are the most efficient way to carry a load and distribute the weight among some of the body's strongest muscles," says Eric Wall, MD, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110406/MM79025LOGO) "However, parents need to carefully select a backpack to ensure...

2011-07-27 08:00:00

OXNARD, Calif., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HEX, a division of seasoned fashion house August Accessories and the pioneer brand in the watch band for iPod nano (sixth generation) category, today announced pre-order availability of a new line of bags with equal parts fashion and tech functionality built into the DNA of each style. The brand is launching its first bag accessory line with two collections, Recon and Varsity, which pack innovative new features designed specifically for the...

2011-07-25 09:30:00

EDINA, Minn., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Backpacks are a common ingredient on back-to-school lists. Unfortunately, they are a leading cause of back and shoulder pain for millions of school children across the nation. As students gear up for back-to-school this fall, Minnesota chiropractors would like to offer parents ways to help children avoid backpack injuries. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110712/MM34152LOGO) Over 79 million students carry a backpack to...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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