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2011-07-05 13:00:00

PLANO, Texas, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 11,000 businesses throughout North America applied for the Facebook BIG BREAK for Small Business from American Express OPEN in the spring contest, and only 10 were chosen as Finalists.

2011-07-03 07:20:00

In a case that can only be appropriately described as ironic, Senator Jim Inhofe--the former Chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works and a vocal critic of global warming theory--is blaming the environment for his recent illness.

2011-07-01 13:13:43

Integration with a picture archiving and communication system (PACS) improves radiologists' use of clinical decision support tools.

2011-07-01 12:34:09

A Duke University graduate student has found a way to double the battery life of mobile devices – such as smartphones or laptop computers – by making changes to WiFi technology.

2011-07-01 08:15:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Heineken USA premiered new television advertising for the Heineken Light brand today, kicking-off a holistic summer marketing effort and debuting a new campaign under the "Be a Man of the World" platform.

2011-07-01 00:10:00

Learn easy exercises that stimulate your brain and increase energy at the lunch and learn program Central Valley Recovery, Awareness, Preventing Strokes Program (CV-RAPS").

2011-06-30 19:24:28

An international team including University of Pennsylvania paleontologists is unearthing the appearance of ancient animals by using the world's most powerful X-rays.

2011-06-30 04:30:00

Online Video Campaign to Celebrate Heroes for LGBTQ Young People Launches July 4, 2011 WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In celebration of Trevor Hero honoree, Daniel Radcliffe, who was recently honored by The Trevor Project as a vocal ally for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people in crisis, the suicide prevention organization will launch "Trevor Hero Week" online.

2011-06-27 10:52:04

After being hunted to local extinction more than a century ago and unable to remember their ancestral calving grounds, the southern right whales of mainland New Zealand are coming home.

2011-06-27 08:00:00

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eagan Orthodontics, Michigan's first African-American orthodontic business, is celebrating its 56th anniversary by awarding 56 free sets of braces to metro Detroit charities and organizations.

Word of the Day
  • a slit in a tire to drain away surface water and improve traction.
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