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2014-03-18 16:24:01

"The dance kingpin hits hard with a new solo single." -TIME NEW YORK, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Records -- Grammy-award winning international DJ, producer and hit songwriter Calvin Harris has just released his new single "Summer," available in the U.S. today: http://smarturl.it/CHSummer. Written and produced by Calvin, "Summer" features Calvin himself on vocals for the first time since his multi-million-selling global smash, "Feel So Close." "Summer" highlights the...

2014-03-18 12:26:35

LONDON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Telecommunication Electronics - Global Trends, Estimates and Forecasts, 2011-2018 Global Market Watch:With a CAGR of 12.8%, global market value for Telecommunication Electronics Application sector is anticipated to be worth US$847.6 billion by 2018. On a global scale, Asia-Pacific accounts for more than 26.3% of the market share. While US accounts for the largest share of the global...

2014-03-14 12:21:50

CARTERSVILLE, Ga., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A piece of NASA's Columbia Space Shuttle now resides at Tellus Science Museum. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140314/DC83633 Donated by NASA's Historical Artifacts Program, the nose cap from the Space Shuttle Columbia will go on display as part of Tellus' permanent space exhibit on Friday March 14. Space Shuttle Columbia was America's first Space Shuttle and first reusable spacecraft. It flew 28 flights over the...

2014-03-12 16:24:18

"HAPPY" REMAINS #1 ON BILLBOARD'S HOT 100 FOR THIRD CONSECUTIVE WEEK NEW YORK, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Records -- Following a massive surge of media attention, Pharrell Williams' highly anticipated and critically acclaimed new album G I R L has made an impressive debut around the world. Highlighted by the chart-topping, Oscar-nominated single "Happy" (from Despicable Me 2), G I R L debuts at #1 in the U.K., France, Switzerland, and Belgium. The album also debuts...

2014-03-11 23:01:43

Collins & Lacy, P.C. launches new website created by South Carolina companies. Columbia, South Carolina (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Dedicated to nourishing business partnerships statewide, Collins & Lacy, P.C. has launched a new website created by South Carolina companies. The law firm’s redesigned site showcases the talents of local enterprises while highlighting Collins & Lacy’s commitment to being a client-focused business defense firm. “Our attorneys are privileged to...

2014-03-10 16:28:02

SAN DIEGO and COLUMBIA, Md., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DataSite and TSS (OTC: TSSI), today announced an exciting new data center project in Boise, Idaho. DataSite, an owner and operator of mission-critical facilities in Orlando, FL and Atlanta, GA, is expanding their footprint into the western US market with DataSite Boise. TSS, a mission critical data center and technology services company has been exclusively selected for project design, construction management and field...

2014-03-06 23:30:15

Mid-Missouri communities benefit from businesses served by The Alternative Board/Columbia. The business advisory group, celebrating more than two decades of service, helps executives and business owners solve business problems and put their organizations on a solid growth path. Columbia, MO (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 http://www.wayne-berry.com A well-kept secret is celebrating two decades of service to Missouri business executives and owners. The Alternative Board (TAB) is marking its...

2014-02-27 08:22:28

Beach Lincoln offering great deals on new cars to Columbia, S.C. residents MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Car shoppers are always looking for a great deal on a new car and will sometimes go the extra mile to get it. Consumers in Columbia, S.C. are making the drive to Beach Lincoln to get the best deals on new Lincoln cars and SUVs. When a dealership like Beach Lincoln sells new and used cars at such low prices, and also provides the customer service that...

2014-02-24 08:25:56

Reading Program has Impacted Lives of Almost 10,000 Children in the City of Columbia, S.C. COLUMBIA, S.C., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia City Councilmember Tameika Isaac Devine, The City of Columbia, and Richland School District One held the sixth annual "Together We Can Read" program. Mayor Steve Benjamin, members of Columbia City Council, members of Richland One School Board of Commissioners, U.S. Senate candidate Rick Wade, and Richland County solicitor Dan Johnson were...

2014-02-19 23:29:32

FLAVORx provides pharmacy schools and technician programs with the tools and resources necessary to educate students about the role of flavoring with respect to medication adherence and the patient experience. Using the FLAVORx system, faculty members encourage their students to recognize the importance of taste barriers and personalization when it comes to pediatric medication adherence. Columbia, Maryland (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 With over 40,000 pharmacies now offering the...


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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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'