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2014-08-05 16:25:22

MONTREAL, Aug. 5, 2014 /CNW/ - During Tuesday's practice round of Canada's National Championship at the historic Royal Montreal Golf Club, adidas Golf gave eight (8) lucky spectators the opportunity to participate in a once in a lifetime golf adventure. In addition to getting up close and personal with the tours finest, including Canada's own Mike Weir, our wide-eyed fans were immersed in an afternoon of incredible experiences. Please click on the link below to view "adidas Golf...

2014-08-05 12:36:04

Starring Leigh Lezark, Alexandra Richards, Genevieve Jones and Princess Melusine Ruspoli NEW YORK, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Salvatore Ferragamo announces the launch of the Fall Winter 2014 Women's Runway Collection digital trunk show to go live on August 5th. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140730/131020 With cast Leigh Lezark, Alexandra Richards, Genevieve Jones, and Princess Melusine Ruspoli, the Florentine fashion house brings together four very different women...

2014-08-05 08:38:07

Redefines Denim as A Utility with New Intelligent Denim Treatment NEW YORK, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, DL1961 Premium Denim unveils its Fall/Winter 2014 campaign, which was shot against a denim backdrop by fashion photographer Sharif Hamza, and styled by Tom Van Dorpe. The campaign features models Tess Hellfeuer and Mathias Lauridsen, and highlights fresh, modern looks of head-to-toe denim. From dark, clean lines to sleek, buttoned-up styling, the campaign is a major...

2014-08-05 08:38:05

The Company Will Launch Much-Anticipated Line of Merino Wool Base Layers this Fall SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Watson's(®), a company known for its thermal bodywear and cold weather base layers, today announces the launch of its new Core 29 line of copper-based bodywear at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2014, a top outdoor industry trade show taking place in Salt Lake City, Utah, August 6-9, 2014. The company will also showcase a new line of Merino Wool base layers...

2014-08-04 23:01:22

Logophiles will enjoy eReflect’s latest blog post that discusses bizarrely created social media jargon. eReflect makes a point that contrary to popular belief, learning new words can lead to lots of fun. New York City, NY (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 A new blog post on social media jargon has just been published by eReflect on the Ultimate Vocabulary blog. The blog post titled "10 All-Time Classic Social Media Jargon Words That Were Bizarrely Created" covers words that everyone...

2014-08-04 12:27:33

LONDON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Fragrances Market in China to 2017: Market Size, Distribution and Brand Share, Key Events and Competitive Landscape http://www.reportbuyer.com/consumer_goods_retail/cosmetics_grooming/skincare/fragrances_market_china_2017_market_size_distribution_brand_share_key_events_competitive_landscape.html Product Synopsis "Fragrances Market in China to 2017: Market Size, Distribution and Brand Share, Key...

History Of Culture Transformed Into Visual Representation
2014-08-04 03:09:11

University of Miami University of Miami Physicist on Multidisciplinary Team That Explored Cultural Migration Through Big Data Visualization Quantifying and transforming the history of culture into visual representation isn’t easy. There are thousands of individual stories, across thousands of years, to consider, and some historical conditions are nearly impossible to measure. Addressing this challenge, Dr. Maximilian Schich, associate professor of arts and technology at The...

2014-08-04 08:30:36

KIGALI, Rwanda, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Government of Rwanda and the European Union (EU) on August 1, 2014 held strategic bilateral talks on how to further strengthen bilateral development cooperation. The discussions were held in Rwanda's capital Kigali. During the meeting Government updated the EU on the country's latest macroeconomic performance and medium term projections while the latter discussed implementation of the 10th European Development Fund (EDF)...

2014-08-03 23:00:16

InstaPics Announces New Complimentary Consultation For Salon Social Media Photobooths (PRWEB) August 03, 2014 InstaPics, the premier selfie social media photobooth, is pleased announce the launch of it's latest photo booth iteration for salons. This new selfie station brings a personalized and automated Social Media experience, that allows businesses to engage with retail customers. Salon owners can use these new photo booth's in order to engage with customers, who may be waiting...

2014-08-02 23:00:39

Owners Tami Anderson and Jennifer Skipper are celebrating the 10th year anniversary of their salon and spa business by rebranding the name as NUVO Salon & Spa. Frederick, MD (PRWEB) August 02, 2014 In March 2004, owners Tami Anderson and Jennifer Skipper opened the doors of Renaissance Salon & Spa to the Fredrick community in the Westview Promenade by the Regal Theaters. Anderson and Skipper are now celebrating the 10th year anniversary by rebranding the name as NUVO Salon &...


Latest Culture Reference Libraries

Afrikaner Cattle
2014-07-04 09:22:53

The Afrikaner is a hardy breed of cattle native to South Africa. It is also known as Afrikander and in Afrikaans it is known as the Afrikanerbees. It is part of the Sanga type cattle. In 1652, large herds of Sanga cattle were rounded up by the Khoikhoi of the Dutch Cape Colony. The Afrikaner were used by the colonists for meat and milk and Boers used them as draft animals to pull wagons on the Great Trek. They have been bred with other cattle types for their fertility, docility and...

Tolfetano Horse
2014-07-03 13:02:31

The Tolfetano is a breed of horse that originated in the Lazio region of Italy. The development of the breed was believed by some to be from crossing the Mongolian horse with native stock. Others believe it derived from crossing native horses with Barb and Spanish breeds. Originally, the breed was known as Maremmano, but when Thoroughbred blood was introduced, the Tolfetano became a separate breed. There are 15 breeds indigenous to Italy and the Tolfetano is one that is recognized by...

Soviet heavy draft horse
2014-06-25 14:10:37

The Soviet Heavy Draft is a breed of horse originating in Russia in the late 1800s and the modern breed established by the 1940s. The horse was developed by crossbreeding native mares with imported Belgian stallions. By 1936, three breeding centers were established, Pochinkovsk, Mordovian and Gavrilovo-Posad. Other breeding centers branched off of these and in 1952 the Soviet Heavy Draft was officially recognized as a heavy draft breed. The average height of the breed is 60.4 inches and...

Pleven Horse
2014-06-25 13:07:23

The Pleven is a breed of horse officially recognized in 1951. The breed was developed in the Klementina stud - the Georgi Dimitrov Agricultural Center - in Bulgaria. Arabian and Thoroughbred horses were crossbred to form the Pleven. It has mostly Anglo-Arab blood, but Gidran stallions were added into the development of today’s breed. It is bred throughout Bulgaria with efforts to increase its size to become an international sporting horse. The head has a straight profile and the neck is...

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...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.