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2014-09-10 08:39:13

Limited time promotion for new Cricket customers nationwide ATLANTA, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the popular $100 switcher credit* for T-Mobile and MetroPCS customers currently underway, Cricket continues to deliver one of the best values in prepaid wireless, now for a limited time with increased amounts of high-speed data** on Cricket's three most popular plans. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140604/94414 Existing customers on the GSM network don't have to do a...

2014-09-09 08:25:07

ATLANTA, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: The Street League Skateboarding (SLS) Atlanta Pro-Demo Presented by Cricket Wireless is coming this Saturday to Kennesaw, Ga. Cricket is kicking off the weekend with engaging activities in the Atlanta metropolitan area for fans to meet and interact with the face of street skateboarding, Paul Rodriguez (P-Rod). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140819/137623 Rodriguez is the latest Cricket brand ambassador and is on a mission to get fans...

2014-09-04 08:26:44

ATLANTA, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cricket Wireless and Street League Skateboarding (SLS) will bring the SLS Atlanta Pro Demo to Kennesaw, Ga on September 13, 2014, where SLS pros will meet and skate with local fans. The event, featuring Cricket brand ambassador Paul Rodriguez (P-Rod), will take place at the only SLS certified skatepark east of the Rockies. DJ Drama and Rae Sremmurd will also provide musical entertainment during the free event, which is open to the public....

Asian Camel Crickets Now Common In Homes Across Eastern United States
2014-09-02 03:36:12

North Carolina State University With their long, spiky legs and their propensity for eating anything, including each other, camel crickets are the stuff of nightmares. And now research from North Carolina State University finds that non-native camel cricket species have spread into homes across the eastern United States. "The good news is that camel crickets don't bite or pose any kind of threat to humans," says Dr. Mary Jane Epps, a postdoctoral researcher at NC State and lead author...

2014-08-28 08:26:34

Kids and Adults in Different Locations Can Now Read Together WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cricket Media, an education media company and global learning network, today announced that Story Bug, an exciting new collaborative reading app for the iPad and iPhone, is now available on the App Store. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140828/140813 With Story Bug, sharing the experience of reading with loved ones is no longer limited to being in the same room together....

2014-08-19 08:26:37

NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: The Street League Skateboarding (SLS) Super Crown World Championship is coming to Newark, and Cricket Wireless, the event's exclusive wireless partner, is kicking off the weekend with engaging activities in the New York City and Newark metropolitan areas to interact with and meet the face of street skateboarding Paul Rodriguez (P-Rod). Rodriguez is the latest Cricket brand ambassador and is on a mission to get fans excited about the best pro...

2014-08-13 04:21:41

LONDON, August 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrity Cage 4 All Challenge Coming Soon Renowned British actor and philanthropist, Colin Salmon (Die Another Day, Resident Evil), has been welcomed onto the board as Chairman of Cage 4 All [http://cage4all.co.uk ], a Community Interest Company, which promotes diversity through the sport Cage Cricket. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click:...

2014-08-07 23:09:50

California Academy is the only US cricketing academy worldwide, outside of UK, invited to this tournament. Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 California Cricket Academy (CCA) announced today that it will be participating in the London Inter-counties Under-12 & Under-15 tournament 2014, to be held at Oundle School in Northamptonshire, UK. The Under-15 tournament will be held from July 29 to August 1st, 2014 while the Under-12 tournament will run from Aug 3 to 7th. CCA is the only...

2014-07-23 23:16:36

Hopper Foods LLC, which specializes in energy snacks made from nutritious insects, is launching a new Kickstarter campaign on July 23, 2014, for its latest range of health bars. Cricket flour is a sustainable source of complete, high quality protein with very low water and feed requirements. It is the future of food. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Hopper Foods LLC, which specializes in energy snacks made from nutritious insects, is launching a new Kickstarter campaign on July 23,...

2014-07-22 16:24:41

LOS ANGELES, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: The Street League Skateboarding (SLS) tour is coming to Los Angeles, and Cricket Wireless, the event's exclusive wireless partner, is kicking off the weekend with engaging activities in the city to interact and meet the face of street skateboarding Paul Rodriguez (P-Rod). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140604/94414 Rodriguez is the latest Cricket brand ambassador and is on a mission to get fans excited about the best pro street...


Latest Cricket Reference Libraries

Southern Cricket Frog, Acris gryllus
2013-07-26 13:49:45

The Southern Cricket Frog (Acris gryllus) is a small Hylid frog that is native to the Southeastern United States. It's very similar in appearance and habits to the Northern Cricket Frog, Acris crepitans, and was previously conspecific. The scientific name Acris is from the Greek word for locust, and the species name gryllus is Latin for cricket. The Southern Cricket Frog is approximately 0.75 to 1.5 inches. It has a pointed snout. The hind leg is more than half of the body length when...

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2005-09-07 18:59:19

Katydid is the common name of insects belonging to the grasshopper family Tettigoniidae, which contains over 6,800 species. Katydid are also known as "long horned grasshoppers" and "bush crickets." The term "katydid" is used mainly in the U.S., Canada, and Australia. The name "katydid" comes from the sound produced by species of the N. American genus Pterophylla (literally "winged leaf"). The males of katydids have sound-producing (stridulating) organs located on their front wings which in...

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2005-08-25 11:12:07

The Jerusalem cricket (Stenopelmatus) is a genus of large, flightless insects native to western United States, along the Pacific Coast, and south into Mexico. Because of its large, human-like head, it is commonly called the nino de la tierra (Spanish for "child of the earth"), or wó see ts'inii (Navajo for "skull insect"). It is also often called the potato bug, or alternatively the old bald-headed man. Despite their name, Jerusalem crickets are not true crickets. Also, Potato bugs are...

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2005-08-25 09:40:19

The Orthoptera are an order of insects with incomplete metamorphosis, including the grasshoppers, crickets, locusts, and katydids. Many insects in this order produce sound (known as stridulation) by rubbing their wings against each other or their legs, the wings or legs containing rows of corrugated bumps. Their ears, located in the front legs, are interconnected in such a way that they are able to locate each other by sound. Characteristics Orthopterans have two pairs of wings - the...

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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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