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2014-09-18 12:25:40

NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) announced the following schedule and teleconference information for its first quarter fiscal year 2015 earnings release: -- Earnings Release: Thursday, September 25, 2014 at approximately 7:00 AM (Eastern) by public distribution and on the Company's website at investor.scholastic.com and mediaroom.scholastic.com. -- Conference Call: Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 8:30 AM (Eastern)...

2014-09-18 12:23:49

LONDON, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE: RDS.A)(NYSE: RDS.B) announces that on 18 September, 2014 it purchased for cancellation 685,794 "A" Shares at a price of 2397.81 pence per share. Following the cancellation of these shares, the remaining number of "A" Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc will be 3,938,745,529 and the remaining number of "B" Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc will be 2,440,410,614. Enquiries Shell...

2014-09-18 08:35:25

PHOENIX, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Insiderslab.com revealed the latest insider trading research for Yahoo! (NASDAQ:YHOO), Cisco (NASDAQ:CSCO), Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA), United States Steel (NYSE:X), and Regions Financial (NYSE:RF). US stock investors can access these reports through the links below, including stock performance, insider trading signals, and visual results. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100419/HKM001LOGO (Read full report...

2014-09-18 08:35:22

Coca-Cola launches a heartwarming video, "The Happiest Thank You" to thank everyday people with their names printed on the Coke bottle as a token of gratitude. MANILA, Philippines, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Every day, there are people who make our lives happier. Never does a day go by that we don't thank them, yet we don't even know their name. Coca-Cola believes that it is time for us to know them better. On Friday, September 12, Coca-Cola surprised the world with a...

2014-09-18 08:34:09

New Poll Finds Strong Support for Federal Legislation in the Golden State WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) released the results of a California-specific poll that shows that two in three Californians support legislation requiring sales tax collection at the time of purchase. "A significant majority of Californians support federal legislation and with precious few legislative days left in 2014 it is time for...

2014-09-18 08:31:48

WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tecogen Inc. (NASDAQ: TGEN) today announced the opening of a new domestic service center to support new installations and the long-term service contracts for existing customers in the greater New York metropolitan area. Located in Valley Stream, NY, the center is the company's ninth domestic Customer Service Center. Sales of Tecogen's natural gas powered, combined heat and power equipment are growing in the greater New York metropolitan...

2014-09-18 08:29:18

Pfizer Canada spotlights the value of a signature in new CELEBREX ad campaign KIRKLAND, QC, Sept. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The old adage has always made us question what's in a name, but Pfizer Canada wants Canadians to think about: what's in a signature? This week, Pfizer Canada is launching a new advertising campaign in support of one of its medications, CELEBREX. The Signed by Pfizer campaign focuses on the value of a signature, as a commitment to quality and a symbol of pride in...

2014-09-18 08:27:30

Study concludes millennials prefer Chinese products to those manufactured in France, Mexico and Korea CHICAGO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago-based Monogram Group, the leading branding agency advising Chinese manufacturers on building U.S. brands, and PR Newswire today announced findings of Monogram's proprietary research study of U.S. consumer preferences. In this 5th tracking survey, the agency focused on 21-32 year olds -- the demographic shown to be the most open-minded...

2014-09-18 08:27:08

Technology partners, developers, and consultants gather to discuss role of big data in the channel ecosystem BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WealthEngine, the leading provider of wealth intelligence, prospecting solutions, and marketing services for higher education, healthcare, luxury, and financial services, hosts its inaugural WE Partner Summit 2014. The Summit brings together a strong community of platform, technology and consulting partners, all focused on ushering in a new...

2014-09-18 08:25:27

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak Corporation (Nasdaq: RENT), the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced it will host an Investor Day on Thursday, October 9 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. EDT at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York City. Registration and lunch begin at noon. At the event, Rentrak will showcase its massive and passive TV and movie measurement footprint. Rentrak participants include: -- Bill Livek -- Vice Chairman and Chief...


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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
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'