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2014-07-30 23:04:57

Becomes only R2:2013 certified electronics recycler in the Dakotas. Sioux Falls, SD (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Bargain Bytes, Inc. has become one of the first companies in the country to earn certification to the newly upgraded Responsible Recycling Practices for Electronics Recycling (R2) Standard. Already certified to R2:2008, e-Stewards and ISO 14001, Bargain Bytes has joined the elite group of recyclers that have achieved the new R2:2013 certification. “This accomplishment sets us...

2014-07-30 23:01:19

Taking part in a national “listening tour” conducted by the Environment Protection Agency (EPA), the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) today urged states to turn to solar energy to help meet new carbon pollution targets. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Taking part in a national “listening tour” conducted by the Environment Protection Agency (EPA), the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) today urged states to turn to solar energy to help meet new carbon...

2014-07-30 20:20:30

Spacious, redesigned cargo van currently available at Matt Ford in Buckner KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Business owners in the Kansas City area continue to flock to the Ford Transit, as the cargo van comes with a variety of options that help to set it apart from the competition. Those who have been considering adding the Transit to their team are sure to appreciate that the commercial van is all-new for the 2015 model year, and the redesign has helped to...

2014-07-30 16:31:26

Affected employees to receive assistance MILWAUKEE, Wis., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill today announced that it will close its Milwaukee, Wis., beef harvest facility, which employs approximately 600 people, effective at the close of business, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. The closure of the facility results primarily from the tight cattle supply brought about by producers retaining cattle for herd expansion. The ground beef plant at the site will remain open to meet customer needs,...

2014-07-30 16:26:58

Architecture firm promotes six to principal and five to associate principal across multiple market segments. ATLANTA, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- tvsdesign, the Atlanta-based architecture and design firm, has promoted six team members into key leadership positions as well as advanced five associates to associate principal. "We are so energized by this group of talented design leaders," said Roger Neuenschwander, president of tvsdesign. "With years of experience working together and working...

2014-07-30 16:25:11

HOUSTON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northern Offshore, Ltd. (Oslo Bors: NOF.OL) today announced that the company has finalized a 2 1/2 year contract with Rosneft Oil Company, in conjunction with North Atlantic Drilling Ltd., for the provision of the jackup drilling rig Energy Endeavour. According to the agreement, any break rights expire after 100 days, after which the contract will commence in direct continuation upon the release of the rig by the current client. The company...

2014-07-30 16:24:02

Capital-investment Program Increased to More Than $7.0 Billion Through 2016 TULSA, Okla., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ONEOK Partners, L.P. (NYSE: OKS) today announced plans to invest approximately $605 million to $785 million between now and the end of the third quarter 2016 to: -- Build a new 200-million cubic feet per day (MMcf/d) natural gas processing facility - the Demicks Lake plant - and related infrastructure in northeast McKenzie County, North Dakota, which...

2014-07-30 16:23:59

RESEDA, Calif., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Community leaders and representatives from Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's and Congressman Brad Sherman's offices were on hand for the unveiling of a new solar hot water system, fully financed and installed by Skyline Innovations for WNC Community Preservation Partners. The system, installed at the Coral Wood Court Apartments, will enable low-income Reseda residents to use renewable energy and reduce energy costs while creating local...

2014-07-30 16:23:51

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seven deer testing positive for Chronic Wasting Disease are providing researchers with valuable samples and insights on combating the deadly disease. The deer from an infected Reynoldsville, Jefferson County farm tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease. Two other white-tailed deer died in April on the farm and tested positive for the disease. This marks the 14(th) white-tailed deer in the state to test positive for the...

Amazon rainforest
2014-07-30 16:22:37

WASHINGTON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has selected proposals for two new instruments that will observe changes in global vegetation from the International Space Station. The sensors will give scientists new ways to see how forests and ecosystems are affected by changes in climate or land use change. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO A laser-based system from the University of Maryland, College Park, will observe the structure of forest canopy....


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Hairy Frog, Trichobatrachus Robustus
2014-07-31 10:55:59

The Hairy Frog, Trichobatrachus robustus, is a Central African species of frog belonging to the Arthroleptidae family. It is a monotypic species within the genus Trichobatrachus. The common name refers to the somewhat hair-like structures found on the body and the thighs of the breeding male. This species is around 11 centimeters long. The head is large and is more broad than long, with a short rounded snout. The males are much bigger than the females. The former has a paired internal...

Tasmanian Tree Frog, Litoria burrowsae
2014-07-31 10:47:16

The Tasmanian Tree Frog (Litoria burrowsae) is a species of tree frog that is located on the west coast of Tasmania, Australia. The name King Tree Frog is also used regarding this species. As a moderately sized tree frog, the Tasmanian Tree Frog measures up to about 60 millimeters long. It can be a light green or dark brown on the dorsal surface. The brown form usually has some light brown patches and green flecks, while the green form frequently has light or dark brown patches. A thin...

Shoshone National Forest
2014-07-31 09:55:03

Shoshone National Forest is located in the state of Wyoming. It is comprised of 2,500,000 acres of protected land and is separated into five districts including the Washakie Ranger District and the Greybull Ranger District. It was part of the Yellowstone Timberland Reserve, which was the first national forest in America, but was given its own status as a national forest in 1891. Evidence has shown that Native American tribes have inhabited the lands of the Shoshone National Forest from as...

Superior National Forest
2014-07-31 09:38:55

Superior National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of Minnesota, between the Canada – United States border. It is located in the Arrowhead Region and comprises an area of the Boundary Waters, which separates Canada and the United States. This forest holds 3,900,000 acres of protected lands and waters that are separated into numerous ranger districts, with over a quarter of the forest comprising the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. It was established in 1903...

Sierra National Forest
2014-07-31 09:31:42

Sierra National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of California and extends along the western slope of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. It holds 1,300,000 acres of protected land that is divided into three ranger districts known as Bass lake Ranger District, High Sierra Ranger District, and Supervisor's Office. It was established in 1893 as the Sierra Forest Reserve, but in 1897, the reserve was split into two areas and it was renamed the Sierra South. It...

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lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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