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2014-03-25 23:36:46

Popular online Rolex watch retailer offers authentic pre-used watches at affordable rates. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Certified Timepieces has recently announced that the Men’s Two Tone Champagne Diamond Dial Rolex Daytona 90s will be offered as the “Deal of the Day”. For buyers who are unfamiliar with the model, this pre-owned Rolex Daytona boasts an original mechanical and automatic winding movement. It’s stainless steel case is 40mm in diameter and it has a...

2014-03-25 23:30:42

Deal for Glass ushers in new market of smart eyewear Milan, Italy (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Luxottica Group S.p.A. (MTA: LUX; NYSE: LUX), a leader in the design, manufacture, distribution and sales of premium, luxury and sports eyewear and Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG), announce today they have agreed they will join forces to design, develop and distribute a new breed of eyewear for Glass. Today’s announcement offers a far reaching strategic partnership between Luxottica and Google to work...

2014-03-25 23:29:19

Recently, UWDress.com, a well-known wedding dress manufacturer and retailer based in China, has released its new selection of charming vintage white prom dresses for 2014. (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Recently, UWDress.com, a well-known wedding dress manufacturer and retailer based in China, has released its new selection of charming vintage white prom dresses for 2014; all the brand new outfits are available at low rates, up to 65% off. This range covers many hot styles like tea length prom...

2014-03-25 23:26:27

Featuring breathable vents, moisture-wicking fabric and a quick-adjust slider, the Air Strap packs the most comfort and versatility into a lightweight, portable design. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 After exceeding its funding goal on Kickstarter, Custom SLR today announced the immediate availability of the all-new Air Strap, a camera strap that does more with less. With breathable vents, moisture-wicking fabric, a quick-adjust slider and universal compatibility, the Air Strap...

2014-03-25 23:02:55

ItsHot.com, a renowned diamond jewelry store in New York has recently announced the availability of an attractive collection of gifts at its store. New York (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 ItsHot.com, a renowned diamond jewelry store in New York has recently announced the availability of an attractive collection of gifts at its store. The collection of gifts include everything from diamond earrings to designer necklaces, diamond eternity bands to diamond watches. A spokesperson for ItsHot.com...

2014-03-25 23:02:50

Designed to promote peace and love, these handmade, plush Buddhas have completed production and now require funding for stocking and distribution in the United States. Ashland, OR (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Justin and Ani de Graaf, the creators of the world’s first handmade My First Buddha, have launched a campaign to raise $15000 by May 17, 2014. Funds are needed in order to pre-finance the stocking and distribution of the 11-inch and 16-inch no allergenic plush dolls in the United States....

Google Glass Ready For A Fashionable New Look?
2014-03-25 13:12:35

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Google Glass has been limited to an elite set of early adopters who plunked down about $2,000, but the wearable device is getting ready for public consumption with a design and distribution deal with Luxottica Group. The eyewear brand boasts both stores and eyewear brands such as Ray-Ban, Oakley, Vogue-Eyewear, Persol, Oliver Peoples, Alain Mikli and Arnett. The partnership was announced on the Google Glass page on Google+. Glass has...

2014-03-25 12:29:24

NEW YORK, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This month, luxury Swiss watch brand, Baume & Mercier unveils a new ad campaign shot by world-renowned photographer, Peter Lindbergh. Under Lindbergh's sensitive eye, Baume & Mercier reveals universal photographic stories, such as a commitment, a wedding, a birth, an achievement, a birthday and a holiday. Each of these captured moments mark great celebrations in an individual's life and in this new campaign, it reveals yet another...

2014-03-25 08:25:21

World's Largest Native American Cultural Event to Feature Dance, Musical, Artistic and Culinary Experiences ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's largest gathering of Native American and indigenous people will take place on Thursday, April 24, 2014 in Albuquerque, N.M. The 31st Annual Gathering of Nations, considered the most prominent Native American powwow in the North America, will host tens of thousands of people and more than 700 tribes from throughout...

2014-03-24 23:04:17

Proven industry veteran adds substantial innovation and design expertise and will play major role in continued elevation of one of the brand’s fastest-growing units. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Under Armour (NYSE:UA), the global leader in sports performance and innovation, announced today that Fritz Taylor has joined the organization’s footwear leadership team as Vice President, Run, effective immediately. In this position, Mr. Taylor will be directly responsible for guiding...


Latest Culture Reference Libraries

Basuto-Pony
2014-04-10 09:46:37

The Basuto Pony  is a breed from South Africa improved from the bloodline of Arabian and Persian horses. In 1653, four horses were imported to South Africa from the Dutch East India Trading Company. The exact breed of them is unknown, but may have been either Arabian or Persian. The original horse became the Cape Horse which could possibly also be the Basuto, but with the cross breeding of Arabian and other breeds the Basuto Pony remained small and the Cape grew larger. Because of the...

Kava, Piper methysticum
2014-02-15 08:17:42

Piper methysticum is a shrub species. The species is more commonly referred to as Kava or Kava-kava. Its Latin name actually means “pepper, intoxicating” The plant is cultivated and used for its sedative and anesthetic properties. P. methysticum is grown vastly in the Republic of Vanuatu, although for some time it was only grown in Hawaii, Fiji, the Federated States of Micronesia, Vanuatu and Tonga. It is fairly easy to cultivate; the plant needs partial shade, well-drained soil and...

Wendigo
2014-02-10 16:19:19

The Wendigo is a legendary demonic creature or spirit from the Algonquian people of the Atlantic coast, and the Great Lakes region of the United States and Canada. It is said the Wendigo could either posses humans or be a human that has been transformed into a creature. One of its traits is that of cannibalism. The Algonquian people believed that the eating of human flesh would put the person at risk of becoming a Wendigo. There is a modern medical term known as Wendigo Psychosis, which...

Mermaid
2014-01-22 09:57:56

A mermaid is a creature from folklore and myths that are said to inhabit oceans around the world. Almost every culture has a legend that relates to a mermaid. In some cultures, mermaids are claimed to create floods, storms, shipwrecks, and drownings. Other legends say that they fall in love with humans. The mermaid is described with the upper body of a beautiful woman and the lower body of a fish. The have long flowing hair and are said to lure sailors with their captivating voices. The...

What Mokele-mbembe may resemble
2014-01-22 09:23:01

Mokele-mbembe is a legendary creature said to inhabit the Congo river Basin, mainly in Lake Tele. It likes the deep water and according to folklore, it haunts river bends. Its name means “one who stops the flow of rivers”, and depending on the story, it has been described as a live creature or a spirit. According to some, it has been portrayed as a sauropod, similar to the well known Brachiosaurus with a very long neck and tail and a small head. Other descriptions represent it...

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