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2013-06-21 23:20:03

ceTe Software, creators of the DynamicPDF product line that specialize in PDF libraries for .NET, announced the release of DynamicPDF Viewer for .NET, a PDF viewing .NET Control. Columbia, MD (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 DynamicPDF Viewer for .NET is a .NET control for adding PDF viewing in a .NET windows form application. Viewer for .NET allows PDF documents to be opened directly from within a .NET application without reliance on any external application or files. The entire PDF viewing...

2013-06-20 23:21:22

New branding underscores the company´s North American hardwood heritage, innovation, and dedication to environmental stewardship. Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 Columbia Forest Products, North America´s longstanding leader in the hardwood plywood and veneer industry, unveiled a new corporate brand identity today, during a ceremony to dedicate a new core veneer production facility in Boardman, Oregon. The new branding initiative, which includes a mission statement, logo and...

2013-06-17 23:21:52

Teaming with Alvarez & Associates and SENGEX, LLC to provide security solutions for US SOCOM Headquarters Columbia, MD (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 Moving to increase cybersecurity and mobile security policy enforcement within the nation's military installations, the multi-building campus at US Special Operations Command (SOCOM) headquarters in Tampa, FL will be equipped with a device monitoring and management security system known as ZoneDefense LT from Columbia, MD-based AirPatrol...

Overweight People Impacted More Than The Poor If Soda Bans Took Effect
2013-06-13 10:35:07

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online UPDATE - June 13, 2013: The American Beverage Association contacted redOrbit today (June 13, 2013) with this comment: "Obesity is a complex issue with many contributing factors beyond one type of food or beverage. A recent report found that in 2010, U.S. youth consumed 68 fewer calories and adults 45 fewer calories per day from added sugar in soft drinks than in 2000, yet obesity rates continue to rise. It's time for a comprehensive...

2013-06-08 23:03:17

GME Supply Company (GME) announced the opening of its new international distribution facility, Columbia Safety & Industrial Supply, located at 1801 Westfall Drive, in Columbia, Missouri. The company´s 25,000 square foot facility hosts GME´s global flagship store, The Safety Experience. Columbia, MO (PRWEB) June 08, 2013 GME Supply Company (GME) announced the opening of its new international distribution facility, Columbia Safety & Industrial Supply, located at 1801...

2013-06-06 23:24:25

Janie W. Langdale joins South Carolina based law firm Collins & Lacy, P.C. Columbia, South Carolina (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 Collins & Lacy, P.C. is pleased to announce Janie W. Langdale has joined the statewide business defense firm as Communications Manager. In this role, Langdale is responsible for helping develop and maintain new and existing communications strategies that reflect the firm´s commitment to serving the needs of South Carolina businesses. Langdale is a summa cum...

2013-05-29 23:03:28

Weldon R. Johnson and Robert T. Strickland have been selected to the 2013 list of South Carolina “Super Lawyers” Columbia, South Carolina (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 Barnes Alford is pleased to announce that attorneys Weldon R. Johnson and Robert T. Strickland have been selected to the 2013 list of South Carolina “Super Lawyers”. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high...


Latest Columbia Reference Libraries

Bonin Wood Pigeon, Columbia versicolor
2014-09-10 10:35:09

The Bonin Wood Pigeon (Columbia versicolor) was a pigeon that was native to Nakado-jima and Chichi-jima in the Ogasawara Islands off of the coast of Japan. It’s known from four documented specimens, the first of 1827 and the last from 1889. They averaged a length of 45 centimeters. This bird died out late in the 19th century as a result of deforestation, hunting, and predation by the rats and cats that were introduced. This pigeon was of medium-size, with an average length of 45...

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:      ...

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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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