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2014-07-25 20:22:26

PORTLAND, Ore., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Association of Western Pulp & Paper Workers. Date: July 25(th), 2014 Contact: Greg Pallesen AWPPW Vice President 503-228-7486 Where and When: Model Homes in these Quadrant Homes developments What: Informational leafleting telling potential homebuyers to "read the fine print" in the Quadrant Homes purchase and sale agreement. The leaflet's heading tells it all: "QUADRANT HOMES:...

2014-07-25 08:26:03

Xybion International Exchange will bring together compliance, GRC and Preclinical thought leaders from around the globe BENSALEM, Pa., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Xybion Corporation, the leading provider of software, services and consulting for global corporations operating in highly regulated industries, announced today that the company will host its first annual Global User Group Conference, Xybion International Exchange, on October 21-23, 2014 in historic Philadelphia,...

2014-07-25 08:24:14

80-year old Japanese brand taps San Diego agency for U.S. cross-channel creative SAN DIEGO, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yakult U.S.A. Inc., a subsidiary of Yakult Honsha Co., Ltd., the world leader in probiotic beverages, has awarded digital agency Piston responsibility for a new integrated campaign--including TV, online video, in-store, social and digital creative, as well as digital media buying--in an effort to expand its brand presence and awareness in the U.S. market and to...

2014-07-24 16:32:55

New "never before" innovations make a trip to the top an amazing adventure. SEATTLE, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Built as a symbol of the future for the Age of Space 1962 World's Fair, Seattle's iconic Space Needle is once again embracing the promise of the future - this week, the curtain comes up on ground-breaking digital experiences that will inspire urban explorers and connect visitors to the sights and experiences of the Pacific Northwest in ways that, until now, could only be...

2014-07-24 16:24:27

CARACAS, Venezuela, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TeleSUR, the Latin American news multimedia announced today the launch of TeleSUR English (www.telesurtv.net/english) a news site oriented to English-speaking audiences covering the global journalistic agenda. Photo - http://www2.prnewswire.com.br/imgs/pub/2014-07-23/original/2022.jpg "Our motto is to provide a Latin American view of world events', thus being the only media with this perspective to offer an English product...

2014-07-24 12:31:52

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20030904/USCSCLOGO Recall Summary Names of Products: Canon EOS Rebel T4i Digital Cameras, Coby Televisions, Definitive Technology SuperCube 2000 Subwoofers, GE Dishwashers, Gree Dehumidifiers, iSi North America Twist'n Sparkle Beverage Carbonation Systems, LG Electronics Electric Ranges, LG Electronics Gas Dryers,...

2014-07-24 08:42:36

Never Stop Learning, Say Most CIOs Surveyed MENLO PARK, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What's the secret to a successful IT career? Half (50 percent) of chief information officers (CIOs) surveyed by Robert Half Technology said their best career advice for new grads entering the tech industry is to keep learning new skills and stay current in their field. Seventeen percent of respondents said they'd tell first-time job seekers to take any opportunity that will help them get a foot in...

2014-07-24 08:37:24

Construction quality management capability behind decision to select Latista for reconstruction. CHICAGO, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Textura Corporation (NYSE: TXTR), the leading provider of collaboration solutions for the construction industry, announced that Latista, a Textura(®) solution and leader in field management solutions for construction, has been chosen by the state-owned enterprise "Big Sports Arena Luzhniki," a project of the City of Moscow Department of Construction, to...

2014-07-24 08:34:22

Investor Conference Call Scheduled for 11:00 a.m. EDT CHICAGO, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Female Health Company (NASDAQ-CM: FHCO), today announced that it will host an investor conference call to discuss its operating results for the third quarter and the first nine months of FY2014 on Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). The Company expects to report its operating results earlier the same day. Shareholders and other interested parties may...

2014-07-24 08:30:04

Indiegogo Campaign Launches For Smartband Built for the Whole Family, which Provides Location Safety, Sleep and Fitness Tracking, and Stores Emergency information. NEW YORK, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ActvContent announced the launch of the Sync, the all-in-one health, safety, and fitness smartband on Indiegogo. Sync is a wearable device that comes in both adult and child sizes and connects via Bluetooth technology with the ActvContent Sync mobile app, available for both iOS and...


Latest EM Reference Libraries

Copper laurel, Eupomatia laurina, leaves and flower
2014-02-10 09:02:13

Eupomatia is a genus of flowering shrub that contains 3 recorded species known to science. They belong to the ancient Eupomatiaceae family. Eupomatia are hermaphroditic trees or shrubs with simple green leaves. They produce ivory or red and yellow flowers that measure 1.2 to 1.6 inches in diameter. The fruit it produces is a fleshy berry. This fruit is popular in traditional Australian drinks, preservatives and pastries. Eupomatia barbata is commonly referred to as the Northern small...

Metellina mengei
2013-10-09 13:21:22

Metellina mengei is a spider belonging to the Tetragnathidae family located in Europe up to Georgia. It was once though to be a form of M. segmentata that occurs in the spring. M. mengei is much rarer than M. segmentata. This species is much like Metellina segmentata, from which it can only be distinguished by comparing the genital features. Another pointer id that males of M. segmentata have hairs on the underside of the first leg and M. mengei have none. On the underside of the female M....

Short-spined Crown-of-thorns Starfish, Acanthaster brevispinus
2013-08-12 14:37:20

The short-spined crown-of-thorns starfish (Acanthaster brevispinus) is a species of starfish that is classified within the Acanthasteridae family. This species has a large range that includes the Great Barrier Reef, the Philippines, and the Seychelles in the Indian Ocean. Because these areas are so far away from one another, the full range of this starfish cannot be known, but it can be said that it resides in a tropical or subtropical environment. It was first discovered by W.K. Fisher, who...

Astropecten aranciacus
2013-08-11 13:44:01

Astropecten aranciacus is a species of starfish that is classified within the Astropectinidae family. This species can be found in many areas including the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. It prefers coastal habitats with muddy terrain, living at depths between seven and three hundred feet. This species can reach an average diameter of twenty-two inches, although its common size is about twelve inches. Its arms are narrow and pointed at the ends, and hold between one and three...

Andinobates
2013-07-30 13:21:47

Andinobates is a genus of poison dart frogs located in South America. It contains species previously classified in the genus Dendrobates and in 2006 transferred to the genus Ranitomeya. In 2011, Twomey, Brown, et al. erected the genus called Andinobates for a group of twelve species of Ranitomeya. Andinobates frogs can be distinguished from their sister taxon Ranitomeya anatomically in that their second and third vertebrae are fused. They show no limb reticulation, which is present in the...

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Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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