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2014-03-11 23:32:52

WebsiteAlive’s cutting-edge online communications products are allowing Loews Hotels customers to reserve rooms via Twitter. This innovative solution shows that using online chat in a social media context is a game-changer for e-commerce. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 There’s a definite shift in how travelers are making hotel reservations. Traditionally, they would either call the hotel directly or use a toll-free central reservations line. As technology evolved, travelers...

2014-03-11 23:23:50

Recently, eeFashion.com, China’s well-known wedding dress manufacturer and retailer, has released its new range of special Cinderella pageant dresses. (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Recently, eeFashion.com, China’s well-known wedding dress manufacturer and retailer, has released its new range of special Cinderella pageant dresses. At the company’s online store, there are plenty of beautiful outfits for sale, including bridesmaid gowns, wedding gowns, prom gowns, cocktail gowns and so...

2014-03-11 23:03:42

Recently, MillionaireCasket.com, a well-known casket company, has released several new designs to its product line, and announced a new casket promotion for March 2014. (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Recently, MillionaireCasket.com, a well-known casket company, has released several new designs to its product line, and announced a new casket promotion for March 2014. According to Zoe Wong, CEO of the company, all casket distributors worldwide can get a discount, up to 30% off, when placing a...

2014-03-11 23:02:56

As birds migrate back north for spring, those who need bird-free areas should consider prevention early on. Bird-X explains why. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Spring can mean trouble for businesses with areas prone to bird infestation. Bird-X, Inc. recommends prevention over expelling birds for many reasons, mostly because it’s easier, cheaper, and more effective to stop an infestation from starting in the first place. While many budget-conscious people may decide to wait until...

2014-03-11 23:00:37

Recently, MillionaireCasket.com, a well-known casket company from China, has released several new solid wood caskets, and announced a new casket promotion. (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Recently, MillionaireCasket.com, a well-known casket company from China, has released several new solid wood caskets, and announced a new casket promotion. According to the CEO of the company, any wood casket order can get a discount, up to 30% off, before March 31, 2013. The new wood caskets include solid oak...

2014-03-11 16:27:25

20 Million Pairs Donated by the Charity since 2005 in Over 127 Countries PORT WASHINGTON, Wis., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allen Edmonds, the U.S.-based manufacturer of premium men's footwear and accessories, announced that it will again partner with Soles4Souls® Inc., a not-for-profit social enterprise that advances the fight against poverty through the distribution of shoes and clothing around the world. The two will partner in a national shoe drive through March 16....

2014-03-11 08:37:24

SEOUL, South Korea, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Professor Lawrence Lessig at Harvard Law School first used the term 'sharing economy' in 2008, describing transactions for lending and borrowing rather than purchase and ownership. Ever since then, many lending and borrowing services have emerged for books, clothing, cars and even houses, and such trend has been geared by the technological advances in IT and SNS. A weekly magazine 'TIME' also selected the consumerism based on...

2014-03-11 08:32:47

NEW YORK, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Robert Graham Holdings, LLC and Batallure Beauty, LLC entered into an exclusive worldwide license agreement for the creation, development, and distribution of fragrances and personal care products under the Robert Graham name. Since its launch in 2001, Robert Graham was created on the premise of introducing sophisticated, eclectic style to the fashion market as an American-based company with an intention of inspiring a global...

2014-03-11 08:31:58

Partnership launches in glasses.com Salt Lake City HQ with OneSight Vision Van Clinic providing free eye exams and eyewear to local students supported by doctors/volunteers from EyeMed, glasses.com, LensCrafters, Oakley, Sunglass Hut and Target Optical SALT LAKE CITY, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Exam week" takes on new meaning for 100+ local students who will receive free eye exams and new glasses onboard OneSight's Vision Van when it parks at two schools in Salt Lake City March...

2014-03-11 08:22:12

ALBANY, New York, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report published by Transparency Market Research "Plant Growth Regulators (Cytokinins, Auxins and Others) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the global demand for plant growth regulators was valued at USD 3,360.0 million in 2012 and is expected to reach USD 5,936.2 million in 2019, growing at a CAGR of 8.5 % from 2013 to 2019. Browse Global Plant...


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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