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2015-04-21 20:21:02

NEW YORK, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Communications Sales & Leasing Inc.

2015-04-21 16:32:51

STAMFORD, Conn., April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Charter Communications, Inc.

2015-04-21 16:32:25

WASHINGTON, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Google spent a record $5.47 million on lobbying during the first quarter of 2015, an increase of 43 percent from $3.82 million in the comparable

2015-04-21 16:30:34

VERNON, Calif., April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- True Religion Apparel Inc.

2015-04-21 16:25:50

STAMFORD, Conn., April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Charter Communications, Inc.

2015-04-21 16:23:48

BATON ROUGE, La., April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), announced today that President and

2015-04-21 12:43:02

ATLANTA, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- At its meeting in Atlanta, Cox Enterprises elected Byron D.

2015-04-21 12:42:28

HOUSTON, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Revention is pleased to announce that the company has been selected as a Preferred Partner by the Texas Restaurant Association (TRA).

2015-04-21 12:42:03

SAN FRANCISCO, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Qihoo 360 (NYSE: QIHU), a leading Internet company is presenting its product line-up at the RSA Conference 2015, held this week in San Francisco.

2015-04-21 12:38:10

Planned Meeting Outside Community Is Also an Issue TEAYS VALLEY, W.Va., April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Residents of the Teays Valley area of West Virginia's Putnam County are calling


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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
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.