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2011-07-18 09:11:00

NEW YORK, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Launched to coincide with the 14th FINA World Championships in Shanghai, China, Speedo has premiered a new short film starring Michael Phelps. See video from Speedo at: http://inr.synapticdigital.com/speedo/shanghai Made in his home city of Baltimore, Maryland, USA, the film recounts Michael's journey from a 7-year-old afraid to put his face in the water to a 15-year-old world record breaker, and beyond into the swimming phenomenon he is today....

2009-03-31 09:17:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Fina Technologies, Inc. today announced that it named Dr. Christopher Ahlberg, a pioneering entrepreneur and scientist, and founder of Spotfire, Inc., to its Board of Directors. Dr. Ahlberg most previously was Executive Vice President, Tibco, Inc., and President of Tibco's Spotfire division, dating back to 2007. Prior to TIBCO, Dr. Ahlberg was the founder and CEO of Spotfire, Inc., a provider of enterprise analytics software for next generation...

2009-03-25 06:00:00

Half-Liter Package Uses 50 Percent Less Plastic, Saving an Estimated 75 million Pounds of Plastic Annually PURCHASE, N.Y., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- PepsiCo's Aquafina, the nation's best-selling brand of bottled water, is launching the Eco-Fina Bottle, the lightest half-liter bottle of any nationally distributed bottled water brand in the market. At a weight of 10.9 grams, the Eco-Fina Bottle is made with 50 percent less plastic, eliminating an estimated 75 million pounds of plastic...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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