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2014-08-27 16:24:57

BLOCK PARTY BRINGS FAMED ESSENCE STREET STYLE FRANCHISE TO LIFE WITH MUSIC, FASHION SHOWS, ART INSTALLATIONS, GOURMET FOOD TRUCKS AND MORE NEW YORK, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ESSENCE today announced its first-ever Street Style Block Party & Awards; celebrating real women with great style during New York Fashion Week. The day-long extravaganza--fusing music, fashion, art, shopping and food--will take place on September 7, 2014 in Brooklyn, NY, at The Dumbo Archway Under the Manhattan...

2014-08-27 12:28:23

AWCAA Commemorates 10 Years With Fundraising Gala Honoring First Lady of Tanzania Madam Salma Kikwete & Keynote From Best-Selling Author Dr. Ian Smith WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For 10 years, the African Women's Cancer Awareness Association (AWCAA) has been helping minority women receive free mammograms and breast cancer treatment. Since it's inception, AWCAA has touched the lives of over 20,000 people domestically and internationally and on October 18, 2014 the...

2014-08-27 12:27:23

Epic Citywide Exhibitions and Public Programs Celebrate Islamic Arts and Culture LOS ANGELES, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Launching this September, the Los Angeles / Islam Arts Initiative (LA/IAI) brings together nearly 30 cultural institutions throughout Los Angeles to tell various stories of traditional and contemporary art from multiple Islamic regions and their significant global diasporas. The celebration of Islamic art and culture has been initiated by the City of Los Angeles...

2014-08-27 12:26:48

COLUMBUS, Ga., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Communicorp, a subsidiary of Aflac and largest provider of marketing and digital solutions in the region, announced that they have won two "Gold Ink Awards" from Printing Impressions Magazine for excellence in creativity, design and print quality. "We are truly honored that Printing Impressions Magazine recognized our work and that we were able to meet the high standards of print quality, technical difficulty and overall visual effects...

2014-08-27 08:33:02

WATERLOO, Ontario, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenText (NASDAQ: OTEX; TSX: OTC) announced today that Mark J. Barrenechea, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the following investor conferences in North America, including delivering the keynote presentation at the RBC Technology Conference. Live audio webcasts for presentations will be available via OpenText's Investor Relations website: investors.opentext.com. RBC Capital Markets Technology Conference -...

2014-08-27 08:29:17

Company offers Members discounted access to software solution that helps them manage their business better KANKAKEE, IL, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - IKO, a North American pioneer and global leader in the manufacture of residential and commercial roofing materials, has added a new perk to its recently enhanced IKO ShieldPRO plus+ Professional Roofing Contractor Program: enterprise pricing for the improveit! 360 cloud-based CRM software system. According to Marketing Director, Carol...

2014-08-27 08:24:00

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- 365 Connect, the New Orleans-based, award-winning online technology platform provider for the multifamily housing industry, announced today that the company has received an Interactive Media Award for itsOnline Technology Platform. This prestigious international award further cements 365 Connect's role as the leader in creating leading edge, web-based technology platforms for the multifamily housing industry. Photo -...

2014-08-26 20:20:42

TORONTO, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Roxgold Inc. ("Roxgold" or "the Company") (TSXV: ROG) today reported its financial results for the three and six-month periods ended June 30, 2014. For complete details of the unaudited Condensed Interim Consolidated Financial Statements and associated Management's Discussion and Analysis for the three and six-month periods ended June 30, 2014, please see the Company's filings on SEDAR (www.sedar.com) or the Company's website (www.roxgold.com). SECOND...

2014-08-26 16:31:43

Offering education, job training, and information about health and culture in Spanish, Acceso Latino supports the largest ethnic minority in the United States, currently numbering over 40 million people. LOS ANGELES, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto's recent visit to Los Angeles, the Carlos Slim Foundation presented Acceso Latino, a new web portal to support Latinos living in the United States, to members of Los Angeles' Mexican community. Acceso...

2014-08-26 16:31:31

DALLAS, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVSL Inc. (OTC QX: CVSL) has received notification that it has been authorized for listing on the NYSE MKT, contingent upon CVSL being in compliance with all listing standards on the date it begins trading on the Exchange. "Listing on the NYSE MKT will represent a very significant milestone for CVSL. We are all delighted to receive this news. I believe listing will expose CVSL to a much broader audience of institutional and retail investors 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
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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