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2015-05-26 16:26:19

PITTSBURGH, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- GNC Holdings, Inc.

2015-05-26 16:25:20

PLANO, Texas, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CROSSMARK, a leading sales and marketing services company in the consumer goods industry, has named Duncan Mac Naughton to its board of directors.

2015-05-26 16:24:31

DES MOINES, Iowa, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Meredith Corporation (NYSE: MDP) (www.meredith.com), the leading

2015-05-26 16:22:00

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J., May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Stone & Magnanini, a leading boutique complex litigation firm specializing in representing whistleblowers in False Claims Act cases,

2015-05-26 12:32:55

NEW YORK, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- After learning about the April 25 earthquake that devastated Nepal, Verizon stepped

2015-05-26 12:29:00

CHICAGO, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc., (NYSE: HRC) invites you to listen to a management presentation at the Goldman Sachs 36(th) Annual Global Healthcare Conference

2015-05-26 12:27:57

BOSTON, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- PAREXEL International Corporation (NASDAQ: PRXL) announced today that it will be presenting at the Goldman Sachs Healthcare Conference in Palos

2015-05-26 12:27:39

DUBLIN, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xmcwqn/north_america) has announced the addition of the "North America

2015-05-26 12:25:01

NEW YORK, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- MISSION Athletecare(TM), the world's leader in Thermoregulation technologies, announced today that Founder and CEO Josh Shaw is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur

2015-05-26 12:23:56

LONDON, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Pursuant to Listing Rule 9.6.14R, Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE:RDS.A) (NYSE: RDS.B)(the "Company") confirms that Sir Nigel Sheinwald,

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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...

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
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).