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2010-06-04 09:00:00

OMAHA, Neb., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Iconic entertainment personality, Kathie Lee Gifford, has joined forces with Hayneedle.com, the popular online home furnishings retailer, to put a hammock in every backyard in America as a means of reducing stress and finding some moments of peace from the hustle and bustle of daily life. In the spirit of reducing stress among families and promoting peaceful parenting, a portion of every hammock sold via the Hayneedle.com and Kathie Lee Gifford...

2009-09-23 13:44:09

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a voluntary recall of Travel Hammock Parachute hammocks due to a fall hazard. About 2,500 single and double Parachute Hammocks were imported from Indonesia by Travel Hammock Inc., doing business as Grand Trunk of Skokie , Ill., and sold nationwide from July 2008 through June 2009 for between $50 and $60. Support hooks sold with the hammocks can fail, putting the consumer at risk, the commission said Wednesday. The hammocks were sold in...

2009-08-04 15:10:31

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a voluntary recall of Kaplan Early Learning baby hammocks due to fall and strangulation hazards. About 200 of the La Siesta Yayita Baby Hammocks were imported from Colombia by Kaplan Early Learning Co. of Lewisville, N.C., and sold through catalog sales from July 2005 through August 2008 for about $100. The hammocks are cream-colored swing seats with La Siesta printed on a tag below the restraint straps. The hammocks can flip upside down,...

2008-12-01 09:17:00

HERNDON, Va., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Audi today announced that the inauguration of the first phase of the 're:design Simpson Park' project will occur during Design Miami/ 2008 on December 3rd at 9:30 am together with Miami Mayor Manny Diaz. 're:design Simpson Park' is a philanthropic initiative in conjunction with the city of Miami aiming to revitalize the park as one of the very last original hammocks in Miami which were once a critical component of the city's identity. Audi has...

2008-08-07 09:00:39

Since its release May 20, 2008 on Darla Records, "Maybe They Will Sing for Us Tomorrow" by Southern Ambient/Post-Rock duo Hammock has met with widespread critical praise from media tastemakers including Pitchfork ("an immersive listen"), All Music Guide ("a still and stunning beauty"), eMusic ("an amazing set of soaring instrumentals") and radio stalwarts such as KCRW, KEXP, and the PRI-syndicated program Echoes. Original artwork for the six-panel, book-style CD digipak was created by...

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Ocala National Forest
2014-01-20 10:22:39

Ocala National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of Florida. This forest, established in 1908, encompasses 430,447 acres and is the oldest national forest east of the Mississippi River. It holds four designated wilderness areas including Billies Bay Wilderness and Juniper Prairie Wilderness. This forest receives millions of visitors each year, more than any other national forest within Mississippi. Ocala National Forest resides within the Florida sand...

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