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2014-03-10 16:28:01

One of only 4 to be recognized with prestigious award for its contributions to Central Ohio COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Experience Columbus, Central Ohio's convention and visitor's bureau, presented Hollywood Casino Columbus with an EXPY Award at its annual meeting on March 4(th) at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Hollywood Casino Columbus was one of just four honored with EXPY Awards at this year's meeting. The annual EXPY award recognizes outstanding...

2014-03-06 23:31:12

Avotronics Powertrain recently introduced their patented transmission for vehicles that promises to improve fuel economy as well as driving performance. The Aurtronic Transmission answers a very common problem by every car owner – high price of fuel and is the ultimate power saver for any type of vehicle. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 The Aurtronic Transmission, intended as an upgrade from an automatic system, is designed to increase fuel economy, lower emissions, and improve...

2014-03-06 20:21:09

Today, gearDigital announces its official launch as an agency creating business growth via data-driven insights for all marketing platforms. AUSTIN, Texas, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For almost a year, gearDigital has been operating in stealth mode in Columbus, Ohio at one of the Midwest's leading startup accelerators, Tech Columbus. Today, as the annual South By Southwest Interactive festival kicks off in Austin, Texas, gearDigital announces its official launch as an agency...

2014-03-06 16:20:11

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Safelite AutoGlass(®), the nation's largest provider of windshield replacements, recycled more than 1 million windshields in 2013, saving tons of waste from the landfill. Windshields are not commonly recycled because they are made from laminated glass, which is created using two sheets of glass with a clear resin interlay called Polyvinyl Butyral (PVB) between. The resin interlay keeps the glass together when damaged, but it is also...

2014-03-06 08:21:35

New Educational Video Encourages Drivers to Prevent Distracted Driving COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Grange Insurance's latest Insurance Made Simple video, "Put it Away," encourages drivers to put away their smartphones and prevent distracted driving, which takes more than 3,000 lives a year in the United States alone according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140306/MN77080) "Distracted driving...

2014-03-03 23:27:00

National Sleep Awareness Week spreads the awareness of the importance of sleep. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 In today’s overscheduled society, sleep may feel like a luxury, when in fact, it’s a necessity. Sleep is vital to our health, safety and overall well-being. The National Sleep Foundation recommends that adults get 7-9 hours of sleep per night. Insufficient sleep has been linked to car crashes, poor work performance and problems with mood and relationships. Sleeping...

2014-03-03 23:25:59

Online and in store, Boyd’s Tire & Service Center now offers all inclusive pricing with no hidden costs or fees. Customers can stop in any of Boyd’s Tire & Service Center’s 7 greater Columbus locations or shop online at boydstire.com. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Boyd’s Tire & Service is Central Ohio’s premier, locally owned and operated, automotive service center. Since 1996 Boyd’s Tire & Service Centers have been known locally for their expert...

2014-03-03 23:03:17

Caretta brings a rare combination of function and beauty to home and corporate office furniture. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Caretta Workspace (http://www.carettaworkspace.com) is a home office furniture and corporate office furniture manufacturer that specializes in creating configurable workspaces that integrate technology, conservation and beauty. They are using traditional materials in a new way to create a desk that is made for today’s technology. The company has expanded...

2014-02-27 16:26:41

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbus Monthly magazine will introduce its readers to a fresh design and new content beginning with its March issue. The magazine's website, www.ColumbusMonthly.com, was also refreshed and updated. The redesign is the first significant one in the magazine's nearly 40-year history and took a year of research that included focus groups with readers and non-readers. The March issue features three covers that reflect "The Story of US," focused on...

2014-02-27 12:24:18

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) has been named to Fortune magazine's 2014 World's Most Admired Companies list in the electric and gas utilities sector. This was AEP's first year participating in the survey, which measures nine attributes related to financial performance and corporate reputation. "AEP's inclusion on the World's Most Admired Companies list reflects our commitment to improving the customer experience and creating value...


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Christopher Columbus
2013-10-15 10:27:55

Christopher Columbus was an Italian navigator, explorer, and colonizer that was born in 1451. He is best known for his explorations across the Atlantic Ocean, under the authority of the Catholic Monarchs in Spain, which resulted in the discovery of America and the settlement of the island of Hispaniola. This is thought to be the beginning of Spanish settlement in the New World. Although he was the first European to explore the Americas, he was not the first person to explore the area and he...

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2012-06-14 09:40:55

Symbol: SOAL Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    I Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:IL, LA, OR, TX, WI Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants...

2012-06-18 08:59:31

Symbol: BODI7 Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N Distribution: BoutelouadiversispiculaJ.T. Columbus distribution:USA(AZ) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Liliopsida –...

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2012-06-18 08:59:33

Symbol: BODA2 Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   BUDA Buchloe dactyloides (Nutt.) Engelm.   buffalograss   BUDA3 Bulbilis dactyloides (Nutt.) Raf. ex Kuntze     SEDA Sesleria dactyloides Nutt.   Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AR, AZ, CO, GA, IA, IL, KS, LA, MN, MO, MT, ND, NE,...

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Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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