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2009-07-24 15:51:56

A custodian in Clark County, Ind., is facing two class D felony counts for allegedly urinating on a court reporter's chair, court documents say. The (Louisville, Ky.) Courier-Journal said Friday Clark County Government Building custodian Stephen L. Thompson, 58, stands accused of emptying his bladder on a county circuit court chair, possibly on more than one occasion. Authorities allege in a Clark Superior Court probable cause affidavit that a circuit court employee complained on July 15 of...

2009-05-19 07:20:00

WEST CHICAGO, Ill., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Potty Training is a daunting task, and not one taken lightly by any parent. Registered Pediatric Nurse and Neonatal Specialist Wendy Sweeney has successfully potty trained over 650 children in her private practice during the last 6 years. As a result of overwhelming demand from parents globally who have seen or read about Sweeney's Booty Camp(R) method in People Magazine, The Today Show, or any one of the CBS, NBC or ABC networks, the Booty Camp(R)...

2009-04-29 14:07:56

People who find they need to hit the bathroom a couple of times a night or more may be at increased risk of dying. That's the key finding from Japanese researchers who studied 788 older people living in assisted living facilities in Japan. When they compared people who got up to urinate two or more times a night with those who got up less often, they found the frequent bathroom visitors were significantly more likely to die. The finding held true over the three year study even after the...

2009-04-27 05:25:00

SINGAPORE, April 27 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Highlights (for three months ended 31/3/2009): -- The Group achieved a net profit of RMB59.1 million and full utilization of production facilities in the first quarter despite the impact of rising coal costs and the financial crisis -- Revenue decreased slightly by 0.4% YoY to RMB480.3 million -- The Group continued to focus on enhancing its cost efficiency and increasing its size, with the third urea plant...

2009-02-20 02:36:00

SINGAPORE, Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Financial Highlights (for the 12 months ended 31/12/2008): -- Revenue increased by 35% to RMB2,085 million -- Gross profit margin slightly decreased to 23% from 27% in FY2007 -- Net profit attributable to shareholders increased by 9% to RMB346 million -- Basic earnings per share was RMB34.64 cents -- Recommended dividend payment of SGD1.6 cents per share for FY2008 China XLX Fertiliser Limited ("China XLX" or...

2009-02-12 05:00:00

NEENAH, Wis., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- This year, nearly six million parents will begin potty training their toddlers, an exciting and sometimes intimidating milestone for many -- and celebrity mom of two Tori Spelling, star of the reality series "Tori & Dean Home Sweet Hollywood" is no exception. To celebrate her almost 2-year-old son Liam's potty training debut, and help families across the country say farewell to diapers, Tori has teamed up with Pull-Ups training pants to groove to...

2008-12-04 11:58:00

Inventors of the Potty Watch Find Success Despite Bad Economy SANDY, Utah, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The American economy may be finishing its worst year in decades, but don't expect Alan & Pamela Parkinson to be looking for a bailout any time soon. These parent-inventors have turned an idea for a toilet training timer (pottytimeinc.com) into a successful business that is growing exponentially, thanks to word-of-mouth advertising and the power of the internet. "The old adage 'build a...

2008-10-31 03:00:12

Highlights (for nine months ended 30/9/2008): -- Revenue increased by 42.7% YoY to RMB1,620.5 million -- Net profit increased by 23.1% YoY to RMB300.7 million -- Gross profit margin was 25.0% compared to 25.6% in 9M2007 -- Basic earnings per share were RMB30.07 cents SINGAPORE, Oct. 31 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China XLX Fertiliser Limited ("China XLX" or the "Group"; stock code: CXLX.SG), one of the largest and most cost efficient...

2008-09-22 09:00:50

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/f43d18/urea_market_outloo) has announced the addition of the "Urea Market Outlook 2008" report to their offering. The report analyzes worldwide markets for Urea, including Europe, Asia, North America, Latin America, Middle East and Africa, Oceania. It provides the most complete and current analytical account of the following areas: Urea producers, plant-by-plant capacities, supply/demand, future demand trend forecasts, Urea...

2008-08-14 06:00:38

As part of a global co-operation to protect the environment, GPIC in co-operation with Technoment of Italy and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Company, Japan will set up a carbon dioxide recycling plant to be the first petrochemical company in the Middle East to use such environmentally friendly technology. The new technology is designed to reduce carbon dioxide emissions which are responsible for climate change. In a statement, Mr. Abdul Rahman Jawahery, General Manager said with this...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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