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2014-08-25 16:25:43

Consumers Receive Guidance and Incentives on Path to Optimal Health with Welltok's CafeWell AVON, Conn. and DENVER, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: MGLN) and Welltok, Inc. announced today the availability of the CafeWell Health Optimization Platform within Magellan's Employee Assistance Program (EAP) offering. CafeWell delivers a personalized and rewarding approach to motivate consumers to become and stay healthy. Magellan Health, a leader in providing...

digital elevation models for Greenland and Antarctica
2014-08-21 06:00:57

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Data from the European Space Agency's (ESA) CryoSat-2 spacecraft has been used to map elevation and elevation changes in both Greenland and Antarctica by a team of researchers from the Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI) in Germany. The new maps, which are the most complete to ever be created from a single satellite mission, reveal the ice sheets are losing volume at an unprecedented yearly rate (approximately 500 cubic kilometers). The...

2014-08-19 23:11:45

American Sentinel University details how the gaming industry’s desire to create more realistic virtual worlds is requiring the application of geographic information systems (GIS) to create real-world datasets, which increases the need for more trained GIS professionals. Learn more about American Sentinel University’s geospatial degree programs at http://www.americansentinel.edu/geospatial Aurora, CO (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 AURORA, Colo. – August 19, 2014 – Gamification offers a...

2014-08-18 12:23:02

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CHS Inc. (NASDAQ: CHSCP), North America's largest farmer-owned company and a global energy, grains and foods business, announced today it has reached agreement to allow Noble Argentina S.A. to acquire a portion of the CHS share of an export terminal joint venture at Necochea, a province of Buenos Aires, Argentina. CHS Argentina currently own 30 percent of Sitio 0 de Quequen S.A. (Sitio 0). After finalizing the transaction, CHS...

2014-08-15 08:24:27

ADDISON, Texas, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ULURU Inc. (OTCQB: ULUR) today announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014 and provided a review of its operating activities.

2014-08-14 23:05:14

Drive-by Capability Delivers Massive Amounts of Data, Big Cost Savings Morgan Hill, CA (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 In yet another innovative application of LiDAR technology, Boston-based Essess (http://www.essess.com) has deployed Velodyne HDL-32 LiDAR sensors to help public utilities meet energy efficiency goals via advanced 3D thermal imaging. A hardware and software technology company, Essess provides drive-by thermal imaging capabilities that enable utility and government clients to...

2014-08-13 23:05:25

Neuralog announces the release of its newest E&P Data and Document Management application, Desktop. Desktop is an Esri-based interface for organizing all E&P well and area level data, logs and documents into meaningful global and project views. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Neuralog announces the release of its newest E&P Data and Document Management application, Desktop. Desktop is an Esri-based interface for organizing all E&P well and area level data, logs and...

2014-08-12 23:12:42

University of Akron Graduate Joshua G. Carpenter has joined KS Associates' Survey Group to provide responsive, quality surveying, mapping and 3D laser scanning services. Elyria, Ohio (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 KS Associates, Inc., a civil engineering and land surveying firm located in Elyria, Ohio, announces the appointment of Joshua G. Carpenter to the firm’s Survey Group. The KS Associates Survey Group provides responsive, quality surveying and 3D laser scanning services to public...

2014-08-11 08:21:27

AZOUR, Israel, August 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ituran Location and Control Ltd. (NASDAQ: ITRN) announced that the Board of Directors approved the distribution of a cash dividend in the amount of NIS 0.66 per share or $0.19 per share, totaling approximately NIS 13.8 million or US$4.0 million. The dividend will be paid to shareholders of record as of September 22, 2014. The Company will pay the dividend out on October 7, 2014. In its decision to approve the distribution...

2014-08-08 12:22:13

Precautionary measures taken at select locations in the Hawler License Area CALGARY, Aug. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Oryx Petroleum Corporation Limited ("Oryx Petroleum" or the "Group") today announces an update for its operations in the Hawler license area of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq ("Kurdistan Region"). The Group has implemented a number of precautionary measures to protect its employees and operations given recent security developments in northern Iraq. In the western portion of the...


Latest Geography Reference Libraries

Flower garden
2013-08-21 08:27:49

Flower gardens, used for beautification purposes, contain various flowering plants providing blooms all year long and can be elaborate or simple. Flower gardens come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. Formal flower gardens are planned out and serve as a multi-function garden, such as growing herbs around the border of a flower garden with edible blooms. Shrubs are also used in creating flower gardens suitable for plants requiring shade. A haphazard flower garden is one that is allowed to...

Dusky Pademelon, Thylogale brunii
2013-05-01 15:23:20

The dusky pademelon (Thylogale brunii), also known as the dusky wallaby, is a marsupial that can be found on the Kai and Aru islands, Papua New Guinea, and in the Trans Fly savanna and grasslands ecoregion in Papua Province in Indonesia. It prefers a habitat in both arid and tropical savannahs, forests, shrublands, lowlands, and grasslands. This species was named after its discoverer, Cornelis de Bruijn, and was once commonly known as philander, or “friend of man,” and the Aru Island...

Central and Southern mixed grasslands
2013-04-19 16:42:25

The Central and Southern mixed grasslands are a prairie ecoregion of the central United States, a portion of the North American Great Plains. This is a vast grassland area with few trees running north to south from central Nebraska through central Kansas and western Oklahoma to north central Texas, covering about 282,000 square kilometers. This is a transition zone between the Central tall grasslands and Central forest-grasslands transition ecoregions towards the east and the Western short...

Northern short grasslands
2013-04-18 23:18:40

The Northern short grasslands is only 1 of 867 terrestrial ecoregions defined by the World Wide Fund for Nature. This ecoregion includes portions of the Canadian provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan, and the American Great Plains states of Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming. The Northern short grasslands have a semi-arid climate, with the annual average precipitation ranging from 270mm to 450mm. The winters here are cold, with an average temperature of 14 degrees...

Northern tall grasslands
2013-04-18 23:14:41

The Northern tall grasslands is only 1 of 867 terrestrial ecoregions defined by the World Wide Fund for Nature. This ecoregion largely follows the Red River Valley in the Canadian province of Manitoba and the American states of Minnesota and North Dakota. The grasslands have a humid continental climate with moderate precipitation, normally between 450 and 700 mm. The winters are very cold, with an average temperature of 9.5 degrees Fahrenheit, and the summer are warm with the mean...

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maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.