Latest Cardinal Stories

2014-06-09 12:26:56

GATINEAU, QC, June 9, 2014 /CNW/ - On the occasion of his 80th birthday, the Canadian Museum of History is honouring architect Douglas Cardinal -- the designer of its iconic and celebrated buildings -- by renaming one of its principal event and meeting rooms the Douglas J. Cardinal Salon. This year marks the 25(th) anniversary of the Museum's two adjoining buildings. Upon opening, they received immediate international acclaim for their innovative and elegant design, inspired in...

2014-04-08 16:25:20

MENTOR, Ohio, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CardinalCommerce, the pioneer and global leader enabling remote commerce, announced today it has received additional intellectual property protection for its product platforms in the form of patent US 8,676,694 B2 titled Secure and Efficient Payment Processing System. This new patent, which was awarded to the Company by the United States Patent and Trademark Office on March 18, 2014, is, a Continuation of its patented technology which...

2014-04-07 12:28:38

'Francis: The Pope From the New World' captures life before the papacy MIAMI, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A documentary on the life of Pope Francis - from his childhood, to his role in the Church in Argentina to his election as pope - will make its big screen debut at the John Paul II International Film Festival on Saturday, April 12, at 3:15 p.m. at the Paragon Grove 13 theater in Miami. The documentary, Francis: The Pope From the New World, traces the remarkable...

2014-03-18 12:37:04

New patent strengthens protection of industry-leading product offerings MENTOR, Ohio, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CardinalCommerce, the pioneer and global leader enabling remote commerce, announced today it has received new intellectual property protection with regard to technology that expands its Universal Merchant Platform invention, related to its tokenization technology, in the form of patent US 8,645,266 B2. The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) awarded...

2014-02-04 23:02:53

Every year international children’s charity Kids Wish Network partners with hundreds of pediatric facilities to honor kids experiencing life-altering situations through its Hero of the Month program. St Louis, MO (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Kids Wish Network is overjoyed to announce SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center as an Honored Hero Facility of 2013 for going above and beyond to celebrate these uplifting children. The recipients of the Hero of the Month program have...

Latest Cardinal Reference Libraries

2008-08-13 16:21:33

The Ultramarine Grosbeak (Cyanocompsa brissonii), is a species of cardinal in the Cardinalidae family. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Paraguay, Uruguay, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and subtropical or tropical dry shrubland. Photo Copyright and Credit

2008-05-02 15:00:29

The Red-throated Habia or Red-throated Ant-tanager (Habia fuscicauda), is a passerine resident breeder found on the Caribbean slopes from southeastern Mexico to eastern Panama. It occurs in thick undergrowth at the edge of forest, second growth or abandoned plantations at altitudes from sea level to 2000 feet. Red-throated Habias are 7.5 inches long and weigh 1.40 ounces. Adult males are dull dusky red, somewhat paler below, and with a bright red throat and central crown. The female is...

2006-11-11 17:05:00

The Dickcissel, Spiza americana, is a small seed-eating bird in the family Cardinalidae. Their breeding habitat is fields in mid-western North America. These birds migrate in large flocks to southern Mexico, Central America, and northern South America. Although this bird was originally quite common along the Atlantic coast of the United States, only small numbers occur there now. These birds have a large pale bill, a yellow line over the eye, brownish upper parts with black streaks on the...

2006-11-11 17:01:58

The Painted Bunting, Passerina ciris, belongs to the Cardinal family Cardinalidae. This bird is resident to North America. Its breeding range includes Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia and Louisiana. Populations are declining on the East Coast where habitat is being lost to development. The male Painted Bunting is often described as the most beautiful bird in North America. It has a dark blue head, green back, red rump and under parts and is easily identifiable because of its...

2006-11-11 17:00:21

The Varied Bunting, Passerina versicolor, belongs to the bird family Cardinalidae. It is mostly found in Central America, with a northern breeding range that extends into the furthest south parts of the U.S. states of Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas.

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