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2011-05-10 09:10:00

ARLINGTON, Va., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ARC announced today that Travel Guard® North America, a worldwide leader in travel insurance and assistance plans, has become an ARC Helix(TM) preferred supplier. Travel Guard will allow Helix member agencies the ability to offer their clients comprehensive travel insurance plans covering trip cancellation, interruption, delay, medical expenses, baggage loss, and other unexpected travel-related events. (Logo:...

2011-05-03 15:11:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Henkel's Right Guard®, the official deodorant and body wash of the NBA, awarded Kevin Love of the Minnesota Timberwolves with the "Best Smelling Player" award. Right Guard selected Kevin, the 2011 Kia NBA Most Improved Player, based on his determination to hit the showers immediately after practice and encourage his fellow teammates to leave the stink on the court. (Logo:...

2011-04-29 07:25:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Industry leader Iverify announces that it has recently been awarded a 5-year contract valued at $39 million dollars to provide guard replacement and shrink reduction services for an NYSE National Retailer. Iverify has evolved as the industry leader providing remotely managed security services through interactive video and audio communication to National Retailers. The company has built a track record of reducing operating security costs by up...

2011-02-11 00:00:51

Perimeter assessment is a key element in executing an effective security model for nuclear power facilities. Many facilities now use blast and ballistic resistant guard booths and guard stations at a facility's perimeter, which must not only stop attacks but deter them. Guard booths frequently defend facilities that are critical to life, environment and the economy, so they must offer critical survival advantages against serious attacks. Los Angeles, CA. (Vocus/PRWEB) February 10, 2011 The...

2010-12-23 00:00:53

Marc Spitaleri President of Victory® announced that Victory has sold over 2 million domestically produced rashguards over the past 8 years that all have been domestically made not imported. "The rash guard business has evolved into knowledgeable consumers wanting better rashguards that have unique features including fabric technology, fitment, color, graphics and technical innovation." Huntington Beach, CA (PRWEB) December 22, 2010 Marc Spitaleri President of Victory® announced...

2010-10-27 07:15:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Yerecic Label, of New Kensington, Pa., was honored by the Department of Defense with the 2010 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award on September 23, 2010 at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, DC. The highest recognition given by the U.S. Government to employers for their outstanding support of employees who serve in the Guard and Reserve, Yerecic Label was one of 15 employers nationwide to receive this year's Freedom Award at a...

2010-10-25 11:59:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Military representatives will present Aria Health leaders with the elite Seven Seals Award from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a U.S. Department of Defense organization. The award presentation will be a special highlight of Aria's "Celebration of Health," a community event featuring clinical services,...

2010-07-06 10:00:00

CUPERTINO, Calif., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Trend Micro's latest free security tool, Trend Micro(TM) Browser Guard 2010 is available today for download. Joining a suite of free tools from the company, Browser Guard is an easy to use browser plug-in which proactively protects users against Internet threats by identifying malicious web pages and blocking the threat before it can infect the user's computer. Trend Micro Browser Guard can protect users from sophisticated Internet threats such...

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2010-06-29 05:45:00

Tropical Storm Alex is forecast to reach hurricane strength on Tuesday as it moves further into the Gulf waters near southern Texas, bringing high winds and large waves that will likely hinder efforts to contain the BP oil spill. Alex had maximum sustained winds near 65 mph as of early Tuesday morning, and is projected to travel west and south of the spill.  However, the storm's outer wind field might push the oil farther inland and slow operations in the area. Coast Guard Admiral Thad...

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2010-06-25 11:15:00

The fight to gather the oil spilling into the Gulf of Mexico is facing yet another trial today as forecasters are predicting that high seas and rough winds could push crude ashore in Florida. "This will be the first time and there is no playbook," Coast Guard commandant Thad Allen told CNN of the "tropical wave" moving into the southern Gulf. "I will tell you there has been an extraordinary amount of planning being done between the folks of the national incident command and incident...


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Tibetan Mastiff
2013-06-19 12:40:48

The Tibetan Mastiff is a breed of domestic guard dog that originated in Asia, where it was used to guard livestock, palaces, tents, villages, and monasteries. The breed was known by many names in different regions, including Bhote Kukur, which translates to “someone from Tibet” and “dog” in Nepali. The term mastiff was once used to denote a number of large breeds, but the Tibetan mastiff is not a true mastiff. The Tibetan Mastiff was very popular in England in the early nineteenth...

Aidi
2013-06-12 16:26:26

The aidi, also known as the Chien de l'Atlas, is a species of guard dog that originated from Morocco. This species was used as a guard dog for sheep and livestock, but was also used alongside the hunting Sloughi as a tracking dog. This species lived with nomadic tribes and stood guard around the perimeter of camps. In the past, it was not highly regarded, unlike the Sloughi, but a recent movement is attempting to give the dog a higher status in memory of all it has done for the Moroccan...

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2012-06-18 04:20:39

Symbol: CYAE Group: Dicot Family: Bignoniaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Vine Native Status: PR    N VI    N Distribution: Cydistaaequinoctialis(L.) Miers distribution:USA+(PR, VI) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

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2008-05-27 22:40:58

The Mudi is a Hungarian herding breed of dog. It is a versatile dog which can not only herd well, but it can also guard flocks, exterminate rodents, and hunt. The breed stands 15 to 19 inches high and weighs 18 to 29 pounds. It has a medium length coat which is curly or wavy with shorter hair on its legs and face. The color of the Mudi can be black, ash, brown, white, fawn, or black merle. The tail of the breed is generally docked or is short naturally. The breed is not as popular as...

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2008-05-26 13:28:30

The Hovawart is a German guard dog which originated in the Black Forest region during medieval times. One of the first documentations of a Hovawart involved the dog saving the the son of a Lord from a besieged castle. The breed has long been held in the same esteem as hunting dogs. Eventually, the German Shepherd's popularity as a guard dog threatened the Hovawart's existence. In the early 1900s some Hovawart enthusiasts began a breeding program to restore the breed; this effort was almost...

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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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