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2011-03-03 09:00:00

HOUSTON, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lace up your sneakers, add some spring to your step and join Coca-Cola and TV's popular medical and diet expert Dr. Ian Smith on The Makeover Mile! This new initiative from Dr. Ian brings a one-mile walk and health fair to Houston to educate residents on living a more active, healthy lifestyle. The walks were created as an extension of Dr. Ian's popular 50 Million Pound Challenge program and are being made possible, in part, by Coca-Cola's Live...

2011-02-28 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Seeking to turn back the deadly toll of obesity-related diseases that threaten two-thirds of Americans, Dr. Ian Smith announced today the launch of The Makeover Mile. This grassroots initiative stages a one-mile walk and FREE health fair in communities across the United States that are most adversely affected by weight-related illnesses and lack of access to health care. This day devoted to health - sponsored by CVS/pharmacy and The Coca-Cola...

2011-02-15 15:46:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The public radio program This American Life has revealed what it believes is the original recipe for Coca-Cola. The show found what appeared to be a copy of the famously guarded trade secret in a newspaper column published in the Atlanta Journal and Constitution on February 18, 1979. Then they spoke with historian Mark Pendergrast, who had discovered what he believed was a version of Coca-Cola's original formula decades before while...

2011-02-15 09:44:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Diet Coke kicked it old school and hosted a "Capture the Flag" tournament to raise awareness and funds for heart health programs in Washington, D.C. Participants from Capitol Hill and local D.C. media outlets competed in the tournament to win $20,000 in donations to local heart health organizations. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110215/DC48570-a) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110215/DC48570-b) The CQ...

2011-02-02 08:00:00

LONDON, Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The GSMA today announced the finalists for the 2011 Brand App Challenge, a competition in which mobile application developers create "brand apps" for Coca-Cola under its Coca-Cola, Coke Zero and Diet Coke brands. Five finalists were announced for each Coca-Cola brand and these 15 developers will now move forward in the final stage of evaluation to select the winners of the Brand App Challenge. The winning apps will be announced at the GSMA Mobile World...

2011-02-02 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Diet Coke and Heidi Klum joined forces on February 1 to raise awareness and funds for women's heart health education and research. February is American Heart Month, and for the fourth consecutive year, Diet Coke is partnering with the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to support The Heart Truth® campaign. This year, Diet Coke has created a national game of "Capture the Flag," inviting people to visit...

2010-12-16 14:58:00

Coca-Cola and Toys for Tots Push for Final Donations to Help D.C. Area Families and Children; U.S. Marine Corp Red Hummer and Coca-Cola Polar Bear Spread Holiday Cheer WASHINGTON, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Coca-Cola joined forces with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots at Union Station to encourage D.C. area commuters to donate a toy before the official close of the Toys for Tots drive on Tuesday, December 21, 2010. (Photo:...

2010-11-29 01:01:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coca-Cola's tradition of helping to bring the Hollywood Christmas Parade to Los Angeles continued this year, with an added holiday bonus. This year, the parade served as a springboard for Coca-Cola's national partnership with the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program. Through the partnership, Coca-Cola presented $120,000 to the National Toys for Tots Program. $15,000 of which, along with a PlayStation 3®...

2010-11-09 13:00:00

The Department of Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and Coca-Cola executives help launch the first-ever permanent recycling program on the National Mall ATLANTA, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Coca-Cola wants YOU... to please recycle when you visit the National Mall. One year after announcing an investment of more than one million dollars in the National Park System in partnership with the National Parks Service, National Park Foundation and the Trust for the National Mall, Coca-Cola helped...

2010-10-21 11:06:00

SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn. and ELMSFORD, N.Y., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Coca-Cola Refreshments USA (CCR) today announced that operations at its Elmsford, New York production facility are being powered by two UTC Power fuel cells. UTC Power, a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE: UTX), installed and is operating two PureCell® Model 400 fuel cell systems that provide 35 percent of the electricity and heat required by the facility. The clean, efficient power plants will help...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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