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2015-03-27 08:30:52

LAS VEGAS, March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - LiveDeal Inc.

2015-03-27 08:26:26

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) will webcast its Annual Meeting of Shareholders at 10 a.m.

2015-03-26 16:37:15

MIAMI, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The PhoneBrasil Group, decided to provide a follow up statement from its Chairman and CEO Anderson A.

2015-03-26 16:28:47

Nine industry trailblazers to be honored, including Woman of the Year, Kathy Carrington, Senior Vice President, Corporate Services, Charter Communications. DENVER, March

2015-03-26 16:28:26

Violations of Federal Law by Tacoma Steel Shop Put Community on Brink of Labor Dispute TACOMA, Wash., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamster warehouse workers, operators,

2015-03-26 16:23:23

Truck Driver Saves Law Enforcement Official From Being Strangled By Prisoner AKRON, Ohio, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A truck driver who saved a law enforcement official from being

2015-03-26 16:22:29

SAGINAW, Mich., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Nexteer Automotive, a global tier one supplier committed exclusively to wheel-to-wheel advanced steering and driveline systems, today announced

2015-03-26 12:34:52

Past Experience with Brand is Primary Reason Customers Select Online Flower Retailer WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ProFlowers ranks highest among online

2015-03-26 12:34:34

Third annual award challenge opens for submissions today, and will award $6M to powerful technology solutions in Transportation, Emergency Response, and Internet of Things BASKING RIDGE, N.J.,


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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
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.