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2014-11-26 16:24:15

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Nov. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Health Services, Inc.

2014-11-26 16:22:02

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Nov. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Univar, a global leader in the distribution of chemistry and related services, today announced the appointment of Carl J.

2014-11-26 16:21:45

Company matches every dollar of customer donations; more than $64 million contributed since 1985 ATLANTA, Nov.

2014-11-26 12:27:51

Holiday shoppers can use Parking Reminder feature to find their car as well as Gas Finder to get the lowest price for gas before a Thanksgiving road trip. NORTHBROOK, Ill., Nov.

2014-11-26 12:27:47

The real-time bidding platform for boutique hotels is celebrating its one-year anniversary NEW YORK, Nov.

2014-11-26 12:26:28

Awards recognize female leaders in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors TORONTO, Nov.

2014-11-26 12:23:49

"Blue" Friday Savings Available November 28th through December 17th CARLSBAD, Calif., Nov.

2014-11-26 08:30:01

Intuitive product recommendation engine and shopping right from pages of top magazines and Black Friday circulars among enhancements BOSTON, Nov.


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
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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