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2013-10-03 23:30:45

While big corporations move to Columbia to compete against local businesses, a unique partnership is inspired between Hot Yoga Columbia and The Face Place Spa as two friends, neighbors and minority business owners are on a mission to sustain their homegrown business. Close friends turned next door neighbors in business stand together in Columbia, Maryland, connecting one hot yoga center with a spa and wellness center as they aim to make Happy Hour healthy, with a First Fridays Holistic...

2013-10-03 23:30:24

Blakely Molitor joins the firm’s Columbia office practicing in the areas of insurance defense litigation and workers’ compensation defense. Columbia, South Carolina (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 Collins & Lacy, P.C. is pleased to announce Blakely Molitor has joined the firm’s Columbia office. Molitor is an associate practicing in the areas of insurance defense litigation and workers’ compensation defense. “Blakely is a unique asset to the Collins & Lacy team in that she has...

2013-10-01 23:32:54

The Benefit Company, Inc. – an established life, accident and health brokerage agency and owner of the proprietary Benefitfirst™ benefits management solution – is offering new data and reporting capabilities specifically designed to help clients meet PPACA’s employer requirements. Columbia, SC (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 New calculations, new reports, new employee notifications ... complying with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) means a heavier administrative...

2013-10-01 23:32:28

Christopher P. Parr CFP® completes his 2nd, voluntary five-year term on the Howard County Pension Oversight Commission. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 Christopher P. Parr, of Columbia-based Parr Financial Solutions, Inc. completed his 2nd, voluntary five-year term as a member of the Howard County Pension Oversight Commission. Mr. Parr also served as chairperson of the Commission since 2007 and during the turbulent “Great Recession” of 2008 - our country’s most serious...

2013-09-30 23:03:35

Audiology Services, an audiology clinic with two South Carolina locations, will celebrate 30 years in the business with a demonstration of the new Switch TRT technology. Columbia, SC (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Those suffering from tinnitus now have a new technology designed particularly to combat it at their disposal. Audiology Services, an audiology clinic with two locations in South Carolina, will demonstrate the new Switch TRT technology during the month of October to celebrate 30...

2013-09-28 23:04:38

Maryland Based Cyber Security Training Company chosen as one of only four North American training centers for the fourth consecutive year. Columbia, MD (PRWEB) September 28, 2013 Phoenix TS is proud to announce their selection as an EC-Council Circle of Excellence Accredited Training Center for the fourth year in a row. This prestigious award recognizes only a handful of EC-Council ATC’s for their commitment to cyber security training and their continued use of the industry’s best...

2013-09-27 23:26:19

To help its clients stay informed about and compliant with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s (PPACA) employer requirements, The Benefit Company, Inc. – an established life, accident and health brokerage agency and owner of the proprietary Benefitfirst(TM) benefits management solution – has launched Healthcare Reform Watch, an online employer-focused PPACA resource center. Columbia, S.C. (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Weighing in at more than 2,400-pages, healthcare reform...

2013-09-27 23:00:09

A team of surgeons at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center is the first in the country to report a fully laparoscopic hepatectomy—the removal of a portion of the liver—from a living adult donor for adult and teenage recipients. The procedure advances transplant surgery and offers hope for addressing the significant shortage of liver donors. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 28, 2013 Surgeons at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center Report Successful...

2013-09-25 23:03:47

The Face Place spa http://www.faceplacespa.com, a wellness day spa in Columbia Maryland, is taking their mission a step further by enlightening the community about energy healing, wellness, services, massage, acupuncture, and Reiki. November 30, 2013, Dec 14, 2013, Jan. 4 2014, and Jan. 18, 2014, Harriet MacMahon, will be presenting a 4 part course as an intro to the Journey to Awakening; http://www.cgandh.com. Columbia, MD (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 People are choosing to turn away from...


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Geologic Clock With Events And Periods
2012-11-18 19:08:04

The Paleoproterozoic is the first of three subdivisions of the Proterozoic Eon (occurring from 2.5 billion to 1.6 billion years ago (Ga). This period is marked by the first stabilization of the continents, and also when cyanobacteria--a type of bacteria that uses biochemical processes of photosynthesis to produce oxygen--evolved. Experts have found paleontological evidence that during at least part of the Paleoproterozoic era, about 1.8 Ga, the earth year was about 450 days long, with days...

2012-06-18 05:29:47

Symbol: COBU6 Group: Dicot Family: Tiliaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Dilleniidae Order   Malvales Family   Tiliaceae – Linden family Genus   Columbia Pers....

2012-06-18 05:29:47

Symbol: COLUM3 Group: Dicot Family: Tiliaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Dilleniidae Order   Malvales Family   Tiliaceae – Linden family Genus   Columbia Pers.

2012-06-18 08:50:05

Symbol: BRVU Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   BRVU2 Bromopsis vulgaris (Hook.) Holub   BRVUE Bromus vulgaris (Hook.) Shear var. eximius Shear   BRVUR Bromus vulgaris (Hook.) Shear var. robustus Shear Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA, ID, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY Classification:      ...

2012-06-18 09:50:10

Symbol: ASSU7 Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:OR, WA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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