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2014-11-21 16:23:11

Iconic California Winery Celebrates 20-year Partnership with Taste of the NFL MODESTO, Calif., Nov.

2014-11-21 16:23:07

24-Hour Pro Bono Marathon Transitions Into Nonprofit Organization COLUMBIA, S.C., Nov.

2014-11-21 16:20:44

-- Carrier expands in-flight personal device entertainment to Android devices CHICAGO, Nov.

2014-11-21 16:20:36

Location offers certified "Ready to Work" used equipment which is competitively priced and well maintained NAPLES, Fla., Nov.

2014-11-21 12:21:35

San Antonio dealership hosts event benefiting local families, The Salvation Army SAN ANTONIO, Nov.

2014-11-21 12:21:00

Customers can opt for an Amazon.com giftcard up to $1000 with most new vehicle purchases TAMPA, Fla., Nov.

2014-11-21 08:28:39

First Luxury Concept Store opens Nov. 21, 2014 NEW YORK, Nov.

2014-11-21 08:28:28

NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ANN INC.


Latest Economy of the United States Reference Libraries

Cartercar 1912
2014-02-25 08:47:20

Cartercar is a vehicle manufacturer, founded by Byron J. Carter in 1905, Jackson, Michigan. The company moved to Detroit in 1906, then to Pontiac, Michigan from 1907 to 1915. Originally, Carter started his own company named the Motorcar Company in 1905 after leaving the Jackson Automobile Company. At the end of the year, he moved to Detroit due to financing. The company was renamed the Cartercar Company in 1907 when it relocated to Pontiac, Michigan and merged with the Pontiac High...

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2010-10-11 19:48:16

The slinky consists of a helical spring that stretches and can bounce up and down. The spring can travel down stairs as it stretches and re-forms itself with the aid of gravity and momentum. Invented by Richard James in 1940's the slinky was demonstrated at Gimbels department store in 1945. The store sold its entire inventory of 400 units in ninety minutes. James Industries was formed to manufacture the slinky. It was until 1998 that the James family cashed in by selling the company to...

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Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.