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2014-08-07 20:24:11

The 10-day celebration returns to Chicago's one-of-a-kind shopping destination, August 22 through September 1, 2014 CHICAGO, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Visitors are invited to shop like never before during The Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival(TM) presented by MasterCard®, featuring brand new outdoor experiences along North Michigan Avenue. The annual festival is anchored by three major events over two weekends including, for the first time ever, "pop-up" shopping along The...

2014-08-07 16:29:54

Manika Turnbull Honored by Leadership Greater Chicago CHICAGO, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) Chief of Staff Manika Turnbull has been selected to the elite Leadership Fellows Class of 2015 by Leadership Greater Chicago (LGC). She joins 35 other diverse leaders who during their year-long tenure will explore the challenges and problems facing metropolitan Chicago. They will learn about issues including education; crime and...

2014-08-07 12:33:34

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announces "flash funding" of all 451 Chicago classroom project requests on crowdfunding website CHICAGO, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today that Google and Staples have fully funded every Chicago-based project on the education crowdfunding site DonorsChoose.org. As a result, 363 teachers will receive $383,868 worth of classroom supplies ranging from paper, pencils and books to laptops, musical instruments and...

2014-08-06 23:12:12

HUD sponsored program to feature Realtor, credit counselor, loan officer, home inspector, and real estate attorney will be happening on Saturday, August, 9th 2014. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 The Law Office of Ranj Mohip, LLC is proud to announce that Chicago real estate attorney Ranj Mohip will speak at a HUD home buyer seminar on Saturday, August 9, 2014, from 9:30am to 4:00pm. Mr. Mohip will speak on topic of real estate legal issues that every buyer should be aware of. The...

2014-08-06 23:11:03

Recent NASA Study Concludes Bouncing Has Far Reaching and Unexpected Health and Fitness Benefits Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 While searching for the perfect exercise to help astronauts returning from long space voyages, NASA scientists recently found that exercising on a trampoline was better than anything else on earth. The human body depends on gravity to function properly and jumping on a bellicon mini trampoline engages the body in a gravitational cycle, while also providing a...

2014-08-06 23:10:26

Evanston-based IT Support Company Sponsoring Booth at Wizard World Chicago Comic Con 2014 Evanston, IL (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 IT managed service provider Stratosphere Networks will be making its first appearance at the Wizard World Chicago Comic Con. At their booth “StratZone,” the local IT company will be passing out comic strips, holding a raffle, and spreading the word about their upcoming website design contest. The Wizard World Comic Con will be held August 21-24, 2014 at the...

2014-08-06 23:07:24

Chicago-based startup announces the completion of a Series A financing round and shares its plans for growth. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Dscout, Inc., whose mobile research and insight platform is used by the world’s top technology and consumer product leaders including Google, Facebook and Intel, today announced that it closed a Series A financing round led by Chicago-based Synetro Group. Insight teams from a wide range of industries rely on the ability to solicit and gather...

2014-08-06 23:03:08

Bird control can be a valuable tool to keep birds out of dangerous or hazardous areas where bird fatalities are high. From oil spills to wind turbines, Bird-X summarizes a few recent news report headlines. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Millions of birds die in unsafe areas every year, notably those that are man-made. From endangered species to eagles and countless others, Bird-X, humane bird control experts for 50 years, share some recent headlines and a few thoughts on how to help...

2014-08-06 16:30:24

Awards Ceremony To Celebrate High Donor Authorization Rate Among Latinos and Recognize Key Contributors CHICAGO, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network kicked off National Minority Donor Awareness week, (August 1-7), with the inaugural "Faces of Hope" Awards ceremony on July 31(st). The "Faces of Hope" distinction was awarded to Chicago city officials and professionals who through their work have delivered long-term benefits to Hispanics and to the...

2014-08-06 12:33:15

New feature enables more customers to check in for international flights on mobile devices CHICAGO, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today became the first U.S. airline to offer customers the ability to scan their passports to check in for international flights via their iOS and Android mobile devices. United is offering customers the opportunity to use passport scanning functionality on the airline's mobile app as the carrier completes testing. Customers may access the...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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