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2014-10-16 12:26:46

Zeno Group and CEB Iconoculture Announce "The Human Project,"An In-Depth Exploration of What Drives Our Deepest Behaviors NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inspired by recent research that reveals people want brands to act like their best friends, Zeno Group and CEB Iconoculture announced today the launch of The Human Project - an unprecedented joint initiative that uncovers the psychological and emotional drivers that compel people to engage with brands. The research studies consumers...

2014-10-16 12:26:25

NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over two million teens smoke pot and ONE TOKE: A Survival Guide for Teens by Marc Aronoff, MA LMHC, (www.onetoke.org) is the first book to address this fact in a straight-forward and useful manner. Written by a licensed mental health counselor who has worked with youth at risk for over 20 years, the book is about making smart decisions and harm reduction, offering clear, cogent counsel for teens and parents who are open to guidance about the...

2014-10-16 12:26:18

Including The Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, A new Signature Comedy Series and additional comedic performances WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced a five-year, $5 million gift from Capital One to fund Comedy at the Kennedy Center, a signature program at the Center focused on elevating comedy as an art form and uniting the local community together through laughter. Comedy at the Kennedy Center will...

2014-10-16 08:33:38

Leading Construction Manager Based in Pennsylvania Eliminates Paper and Speeds up Payment Process. CHICAGO, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Textura Corporation (NYSE: TXTR), the leading provider of collaboration solutions for the construction industry, announced today that Shoemaker Construction Co., a Construction Management firm based in Pennsylvania that offers contracting and construction management services to a wide variety of markets, has selected Textura-CPM to revolutionize...

2014-10-16 08:30:56

Leading Weight Management Program Celebrates Success Stories OWINGS MILLS, Md., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medifast, Inc. (NYSE: MED), a leading United States manufacturer and provider of clinically proven, weight-loss products and programs, announces the winners of this year's annual Happy Afters contest. The challenge kicked off at the end of March to encourage participants to share their Medifast weight-loss journey. Seven lucky winners were chosen for an all-expenses paid trip...

2014-10-16 08:28:11

A broadcast that profiles the road to recovery for wounded soldiers WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Veterans Center (AVC) is pleased to announce that the Military Order of the Purple Heart Service Foundation (MOPHSF) will once again be the presenting sponsor of the AVC's Wounded Warrior Experience broadcast. This program features the inspiring stories of wounded warriors who have served on the front lines in Afghanistan and Iraq, along with...

2014-10-16 08:26:34

SAINT-HYACINTHE, QC, Oct. 16, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Mario Maillet, president and CEO of Écolait Ltd., the largest milk and grain-fed veal production and processing company in Quebec is proud to unveil VIVO. This new brand will allow consumers to clearly identify veal that is produced exclusively in Quebec and which was raised by local families and fed exclusively Canadian milk and grain, in compliance with the highest animal welfare standards....

2014-10-16 00:20:40

BASEL, Switzerland, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Integrated sales up 3 percent[1], with growth in all regions -- ELATUS(TM) orders exceed $200m in first nine months -- Full year integrated sales growth target of 6 percent maintained Group sales, including Lawn and Garden, increased by 2 percent at constant exchange rates in the third quarter of 2014. The increase in reported sales was also 2 percent. For the first nine months of 2014, sales rose by 3 percent at constant...

2014-10-15 16:29:51

Latest addition to the world-leading Access family of online medical resources NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Education today announced a new approach to neurology reference, research, and curricular instruction with their release of the Neurology Collection, an online tool designed to help neurology students, residents, and program directors establish a solid base for learning and deliver indispensable support in certification and recertification. It is the...

2014-10-15 16:29:20

LONDON, Oct. 15, 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The fifth edition of Kalorama Information's Global Market for Medical Devices presents an industry adjusting to challenges of reimbursement reductions and new taxes. New product innovations and mergers were part of the strategies companies adapted in order to compete. In the United States, the second year of collections on the medical device tax began, and the report describes the impact. In Europe as well as the United States, reimbursement...


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Orothamnus
2014-10-13 13:26:23

Orothamnus is a genus of shrub plant. The genus may also be referred to as the Marsh Rose. Orothamnus belongs to the Proteaceae family and its name stems from the Greek words: Oros, meaning mountain and thamnos, meaning bush. An Orothamnus plant can be found growing naturally in the Western Cape Province in South Africa. The species will grow in the mountain ranges of the Kogelberg and Kleinrivier Mountains of Hottentots-Holland. On the mountainsides these shrubs prefer peaty swamps and...

Opisthiolepis
2014-10-07 10:51:38

Opisthiolepis is a genus of large tree species. The trees belong to the Proteaceae family and only contain one single species. Opisthiolepis heterophylla is the sole described species that makes up the genus. The Opisthiolepis heterophylla species may also be commonly referred to as the Blush silky oak, the Pink silky oak, the Brown silky oak and the Drunk rabbit. Opisthiolepis trees grow to nearly 100 feet tall and can commonly be found in rainforests, tablelands and mountains. The trees...

Embothrium
2014-10-06 11:16:18

Embothrium is a genus of shrub species in the Proteaceae family. Some of the species include Embothrium coccineum from Chile, Embothrium grandiflorum from Peru, and Embothrium lanceolatum from Chile. Embothrium are large shrubs or trees. They will grow on an average to heights between 33 to 66 feet high with a trunk up to 28 inches wide. They all contain evergreen leaves. They are usually 5 to 12 centimeters long and 2 to 4 centimeters broad. They have flowers that grow in dense bunches,...

Buckinghamia
2014-10-06 11:12:28

Buckinghamia is a genus of tree species. The plants are members of the Proteaceae family. There are only two species that make up the genus: B. celsissima and B. ferruginiflora. B. celsissima is better known and may also be commonly referred to as the Ivory curl flower. The tree typically grows to 35 feet tall when grown in cultivation, however naturally growing the tree will grow to almost 100 feet tall. In the summer months the trees bloom ivory-white flowers that have an appealing odor....

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...

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Word of the Day
reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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