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2012-04-18 02:23:56

NEW YORK, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 5W Public Relations, 1 of the 25 largest independent PR Firms in the U.S. has achieved significant growth in a number of practice areas according to recently released rankings by O'Dwyer's, a leading public relations publication. These rankings are based on satisfying supporting fee and employee totals with a current account list, income tax & W-3 forms per O'Dwyer's ranking rules. 5WPR has ranked as the 4th largest independent PR firm in...

2012-04-18 02:21:21

ST. LOUIS, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Solutia Inc. (NYSE: SOA), a global leader in performance materials and specialty chemicals, announces its LLumar® AIR80(TM) window film meets the United States Department of Transportation's (DOT's) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's clarification to safety regulations regarding window visibility in commercial trucks. Millions of commercial trucks may now utilize select UV window films on side windows for added protection...

Salty Sam Jackson And Delightful Deschanel Hawk iPhone 4S
2012-04-18 04:39:51

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com Apple may have successfully chosen the two most polar opposite celebrities to sell their iPhones in one ad campaign. Typically foul-mouthed Pulp Fiction star Samuel Jackson appears in the first commercial, using Siri to help him plan for “Date Night.” (And no, Jackson does not ask Siri if she knows what they call a quarter pounder with cheese in France.) On the other end of the celebrity spectrum is quirky, funky Zooey Deschanel, star of...

2012-04-17 23:04:26

In its latest case study, NetHosting looks into one of the biggest names in online streaming sites, Vimeo. Orem, UT (PRWEB) April 17, 2012 NetHosting, a top provider of Cloud Hosting, Virtual Hosting, and App Hosting, has just published a case study on the video-streaming site Vimeo. Vimeo is the brainchild of internet entertainment moguls Jakob Lodwick of College Humor and Zach Klein of Busted Tees. Inspired by the photoblogging craze, they decided to apply the same principle of...

2012-04-17 10:23:13

LOS ANGELES, April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Afrojack, one of the most sought-after DJs and producers in the world, will embark on his most extensive tour to date this summer with more than 30 headlining dates and festival stops across North America. Afrojack, who brought you the club hit and platinum single "Take Over Control", will visit major cities, including Chicago, Atlantic City, Las Vegas, Boston, Miami and Toronto. Tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, April 20th beginning at...

2012-04-17 10:21:53

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's best-selling, multi-artist album series, NOW That's What I Call Music!, will release NOW That's What I Call Music! Vol. 42 and NOW That's What I Call Classic Rock Hits on May 1. Both titles will be available on CD and for download purchase from all major digital service providers. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120417/LA89197) NOW That's What I Call Music! Vol. 42 features 16 current major chart hits from...

2012-04-17 06:29:23

PLYMOUTH, Mich., April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, April 21, more than 2,700 local Comcast employees, their families and friends are expected to volunteer and assist nonprofit organizations around the state as part of Comcast's "Comcast Cares Day." Over the previous ten Comcast Cares Days, Comcast volunteers have dedicated more than 2.1 million hours of service. The company has also contributed more than $10.5 million in grants to organizations nationwide. Comcast Cares Day is...

2012-04-17 06:28:24

LAKEVILLE-MIDDLEBORO, Mass. and LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc. and the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development celebrated the groundbreaking for Ocean Spray's juice bottling plant in the Upper Macungie Township of Pennsylvania. Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary C. Alan Walker joined Ocean Spray President and CEO Randy Papadellis to officially commemorate the beginning of construction on...

2012-04-17 06:26:50

WASHINGTON, April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) is making eye health an important component to its health programming to address the higher risk among African Americans for many eye- and overall-health issues that can impact vision. One of the goals of this focus is to drive awareness about the importance of getting a regular eye exam and protecting eyes from the sun. A recent study[i] showed that less than half of African Americans had an eye exam...

2012-04-17 10:36:55

One out of every two women of reproductive age is overweight or obese. Researchers from the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Research Institute, from the University of Ottawa (faculties of Medicine and Health Sciences) and from the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute set out to discover if overweight or obese women are in fact more likely to give birth to above average weight babies, as reported in the Journal of Maternal Fetal and Neonatal Medicine. "Obesity can become part of...


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Admiral Sir George Back
2014-01-07 10:58:04

Admiral Sir George Back FRS, born November 6th of 1796 and died on June 23rd of 1878, was a British naval officer, naturalist, artist, and explorer of the Canadian Arctic. He was born in Stockport. When he was a boy, he went to sea as a volunteer in the frigate HMS Arethusa in the year 1808 and participated in the destruction of batteries on the Spanish coast. In the following year he was involved in the fighting in the Bay of Biscay up until he was captured by the French. He remained a...

Heinrich Barth
2014-01-06 09:33:24

Heinrich Barth, born February 16 of 1821 and died November 25th of 1865, was a German explorer of Africa and a scholar. He is one of the greatest of the European explorers of Africa, and his scholarly preparation, ability to speak and write in Arabic, learning African languages, and character meant that he delicately documented the details of the cultures that he visited. He was among the first to comprehend the uses of oral history of the peoples, and he collected many. He established...

Willem Barentsz
2014-01-02 12:34:07

Willem Barentsz, born around 1550 and died on June 20th of 1597, was a Dutch navigator, explorer, cartographer, and a leader of early expeditions to the far north. He was born on the island Terschelling in the Seventeen Provinces. A cartographer by trade, he sailed to Spain and the Mediterranean to finish an atlas of the Mediterranean area, which he co-published with Petrus Plancius. His career as an explorer was spent searching for the Northeast Passage, which he reasoned must exist...

Roald Amundsen
2013-10-29 11:20:57

Roald Amundsen was a Norwegian explorer that was known for his expeditions into polar regions. He is best known for his discovery of the South Pole, being the first recognized explorer to reach the North Pole, and being the first explorer to travel along the Northwest Passage. He was born to Jens Amundsen and Hanna Sahlqvist in July of 1872. His family owned and managed a number of ships, but his mother did not want him to join the family trade, encouraging him to become a doctor. Amundsen...

William Clark
2013-10-28 14:11:26

William Clark was an American explorer, territorial governor, soldier, and Indian agent who lived between August 1, 1770 and September 1, 1838. He is best known for his exploration of the territory between the Louisiana Purchase and the Pacific Ocean, which he conducted alongside Meriwether Lewis between 1803 and 1806. William Clark, born in 1770 in Caroline County, Virginia, was the ninth child born to John and Ann Rogers Clark. His family was known in the area as common planters with a...

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