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2011-10-27 22:25:00

SmarterComics has taken 'Eat That Frog' by Brian Tracy and transformed it into a digital comic-style book, and it is now available for Kindle download. (PRWEB) October 27, 2011 'Eat That Frog' by Brian Tracy is a call to procrastinators everywhere. From those who have trouble knowing where to start on their to-do lists, as well as those who focus all of their energy into completing smaller tasks first, and then dreading the major one (or two). Brian Tracy has three words of advice for...

2011-10-27 16:35:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Van Andel Institute officials today announced the appointment of Patrik Brundin, M.D., Ph.D. as the inaugural holder of the Jay Van Andel Endowed Chair in Parkinson Research. Dr. Brundin is an internationally renowned expert in the field of Parkinson's and neurodegenerative disease research, and currently Professor of Neuroscience at the Faculty of Medicine of Lund University in Sweden, where he will maintain his lab entitled the Neuronal...

2011-10-18 09:41:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Heritage Foundation will co-host a Republican presidential debate on foreign policy and national security with the American Enterprise Institute and CNN, officials of the two Washington-based think tanks and the worldwide cable news organization announced late last night. The Republican candidates' debate, scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 8 p.m. at a Washington location to be announced shortly, will air nationally on CNN and CNN en...

2011-09-15 20:19:02

A study published in the October issue of the Journal of Labor Economics suggests an unexpected consequence of the housing bust: lower college attendance. The study, by Cornell economist Michael Lovenheim, finds evidence that when home values soared in the late 1990s and early 2000's, many families borrowed against that new equity to send kids to college, boosting overall college attendance nationwide. Now that the boom is over and families have less equity in their homes, it could mean...

2011-08-17 14:40:00

GOLDEN, Colo., Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CoorsTek, the world's largest technical ceramics manufacturer, today officially launched a new on-line store offering direct sales of their legacy ceramic labware products. The site enhances customer convenience with on-line, 24-7 ordering, enables factory-direct orders from the manufacturing plant in Golden, Colorado, and saves customers 10% off list price for porcelain labware. In continuous production for nearly 100 years, CoorsTek...

2011-06-28 11:28:00

TAMPA, Fla., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Savtira Corporation (Savtira), a new provider of outsourced Cloud Commerce solutions, today announced it has selected the highly regarded law firm Foley & Lardner to manage all intellectual property. Internationally renowned and represented, Foley & Lardner LLP ("Foley"), will provide Savtira with best-in-class IP support. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110412/FL81330LOGO-b ) Savtira has thus far filed three provisional...

2011-06-23 10:07:00

NEW YORK, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Calling for "sensible rules of the road" in politics and finance, Forbes Inc. Chief Executive Officer Steve Forbes said Thursday that the manner of discourse in much of contemporary life breeds incivility. And with a troubled economy, a constant state of war, and disagreement on the role of government, "The stakes are high," said Forbes. "The tools for discourse encourage loudness," Forbes said, comparing harangues on talk radio to crass...

2011-06-15 10:25:00

ATLANTA, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading environmental news and information site Mother Nature Network has teamed with brewer MillerCoors to create "Water Works: Expert Advice on Water Stewardship Success," a portal designed to share ideas and further the conversation about how businesses use water. "When people think about water stewardship, they often don't think about the role business plays," said Travis Bright, MNN director of sponsor relations. "Protecting water resources is...

2011-05-26 11:00:00

DENVER, CO and MONTREAL, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - In a planned transition consistent with the Company's by-laws, Molson Coors Brewing Company (NYSE: TAP) (TSX: TAP) today announced that Andrew Molson, the current vice chairman of the Molson Coors board of directors will assume the role of chairman, and Pete Coors, current chairman, will assume the role of vice chairman, effective May 26, 2011. The by-laws provide for the chairman and vice chairman to alternate between the Molson...

2011-05-16 11:13:00

WASHINGTON, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Media Matters kicked off its DropFox campaign today by urging Orbitz (OWW), an online travel site, to pull its ads from the anti-LGBT Fox News network. Three high-profile gay rights organizations--GLAAD, Courage Campaign and Equality Matters--signed the letter to Orbitz CEO Barney Harford asking that the company no longer support Fox News through ad revenue. Media Matters' multi-issue DropFox campaign aims to hold Fox News accountable for its...