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2014-01-31 16:22:25

SOUNDTRACK INCLUDES SONGS FROM JOHN LEGEND, GARY CLARK, JR., THE BRAND NEW HEAVIES AND EMERGING ARTISTS KIM CESARION AND MISHON NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Records has announced the release of the About Last Night soundtrack, accompanying the insightful romantic comedy starring Kevin Hart, Michael Ealy, Regina Hall and Joy Bryant. The original motion picture soundtrack, About Last Night, will be released digitally on February 11(th), 2014 with the physical release set for...

2014-01-31 12:23:48

Newly Remodeled Store Opens Tomorrow, Featuring Top Brands and Interactive Experiences FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RadioShack will open the company's first Tennessee concept store in Columbia on Saturday, Feb. 1 at 9 a.m. This RadioShack has been a part of Columbia's community since the store opened in 1981. The relocated store can now be found right down the street at 620 S James Campbell Blvd. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130716/LA47690LOGO) All concept...

2014-01-30 23:28:33

Mold damaged some 600,000 books of the University of Missouri Libraries, said a report. My Cleaning Products recommended two mold removal sprays to help others avoid the same problem. Columbia, MO (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Mold has reportedly damaged about 600,000 books of the University of Missouri Libraries. In response to it, My Cleaning Products recommended two mold removal sprays to assist the public in preventing a mold problem of the same extent. Based on a report from...

2014-01-27 20:21:12

Daft Punk Leads the Honors with Five GRAMMY® Awards NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Records congratulates its artists Daft Punk, Pharrell Williams, Adele and The Civil Wars for their 56(th) Annual GRAMMY® Award wins, announced January 26, 2014 from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. 2013 was truly the year of Daft Punk. The French duo was honored with five GRAMMY® Awards including "Record of the Year" ("Get Lucky" ft. Pharrell Williams) and "Album of the Year."...

2014-01-23 12:25:51

Four-CD box set presents four nights of historic performances at legendary Fillmore East in New York, in their complete unedited form for the first time NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Miles Davis' historic four-night stand at promoter Bill Graham's legendary Fillmore East in New York City, June 17-20, 1970, is presented in its entire full-length unedited form for the first time as MILES AT THE FILLMORE - Miles Davis 1970: The Bootleg Series Vol. 3. The four-CD box set will be...

2014-01-22 12:23:23

REACHES GOLD STATUS IN LESS THAN A MONTH WITH SALES OVER 500,000 NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Internationally renowned platinum producer/DJ Snake and Grammy Award winning/multi-platinum producer Lil Jon have teamed for the new single "Turn Down For What," released via Columbia Records, listen here: http://smarturl.it/TD4Wstream. Initially a viral hit in the summer of 2013, "Turn Down For What" has become a major staple at clubs and sporting events around the world and was...

2014-01-21 23:01:27

For the seventh year in a row, hands On Greater Portland and United Way of the Columbia-Willamette teamed up for United Way MLK Weekend of Service, and this year the organizations used CafeGive Social's innovative Social Impact Map app to connect volunteers and celebrate impact across the Pacific Northwest. (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 A great man once said, “life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘what are you doing for others’”? Over 57 years later, we are still being...

2014-01-21 16:23:42

HIT SINGLE "SWEATER WEATHER" CERTIFIED PLATINUM BY THE RIAA NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Records - Los Angeles outfit, The Neighbourhood, has announced a North American headline tour set for the spring. The dates, which follow select UK dates with The 1975, kick off March 7 in Phoenix, AZ and see the band crossing the U.S. and Canada through early April (see tour itinerary below). Tickets for the tour will be on sale beginning Friday, January 24. For additional...

2014-01-16 23:00:20

In a novel approach to stroke research, investigators from NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center will collaborate to create the New York Stroke Trials Network of Columbia and Cornell. The network is one of 25 regional stroke centers across the country funded by the National Institutes of Health Stroke Trials Network (NIH StrokeNet), announced by the National Institutes of Health in December 2013. New York, NY (PRWEB)...

2014-01-16 16:21:17

Six rate increases already imposed on S.C. consumers, project now eating up estimated 11 percent of utility bills http://www.foe.org/news/news-releases/2014-01-another-vogtle-debacle-cost-overruns-delays-and-construction-woes-at-reactor COLUMBIA, S.C., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The $1 billion cost overrun, lengthening project delays and construction problems at Southern Company's troubled Vogtle nuclear reactor project may get all the national headlines, but South Carolina...


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
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'