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2014-10-21 16:31:30

CHEFTEC XT4 INTRODUCES INVOICES TO CUSTOMERS AND BETTER HACCP MANAGEMENT BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Culinary Software Services, the leading provider of back-of-the-house technology for the foodservice industry, announced today the launch of ChefTec xt4. The new release simplifies entry of Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Points (HACCP) information and enhances interfacing with foodservice distributors by offering a new EDI interface with FreshPoint and improved...

2014-10-21 16:25:43

Selects The Oh She Glows Cookbook by Angela Liddon as Book of the Year TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Indigo (TSX: IDG), Canada's leading purveyor of ideas and inspiration, is pleased to announce its 10 Best Books of 2014. Indigo's expert team of booksellers poured over more than 10,000 titles released this year to select the most compelling, memorable and riveting reads of 2014. From a tale of artic survival to a hilarious sequel about a newly expecting couple in New York City,...

2014-10-21 16:25:40

It's all part of Marriott's commitment to the Future of Meetings ATLANTA, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With Marriott's Meeting Services App, event professionals can manage every detail at their fingertips. And, those who book and host a qualifying event by Dec. 31, 2014, at Atlanta Airport Marriott with 75 cumulative rooms over select value dates will receive a free iPad Mini*, so access to the app has never been easier. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141021/153388...

2014-10-21 16:25:17

2 Grand Prize Winners Will Receive All-Inclusive Trips for Two to Riviera Maya, Mexico or Punta Cana, Dominican Republic NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MYX(®) Fusions, Nicki Minaj's effervescent Moscato infused with all-natural flavors, is heating up the holidays with a MYXclusive sweepstakes featuring two grand prize all-inclusive trips for two to the exotic Barcelo Hotels and Resorts in Riviera Maya, Mexico and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic!...

2014-10-21 16:21:44

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alaska Railroad is launching special midweek Aurora Winter Train departures starting on February 24 and continuing weekly through March 18. In addition to its regularly scheduled Saturday northbound and Sunday southbound services, the train will also head north from Anchorage to Fairbanks on Tuesdays and back south on Wednesdays. This midweek service conveniently coincides with most Alaska school spring breaks, as well as a number...

2014-10-21 16:20:38

2014 Score is Highest of All Small, Midsize, and Large-Ship Cruise Lines LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Crystal Cruises will embark on its 25(th) anniversary of ultra-lux cruising by celebrating a record 21 years as Conde Nast Traveler magazine Readers' Choice No.1 "Midsize Cruise Ship Line." Crystal's winning score of 90.142 was the highest of all Small, Midsize, and Large-ship cruise lines. All Readers' Choice winners and scores are listed at www.cntraveler.com/rca and...

2014-10-21 12:38:38

Integration with Apple Pay makes OpenTable mobile payment experience frictionless for diners SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenTable, the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of The Priceline Group (NASDAQ: PCLN), today announced that diners using the Pay with OpenTable mobile payments feature can now settle the check using Apple Pay. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141020/152997 "The integration with Apple Pay makes the...

2014-10-21 12:34:08

Pipeline shifting from Conversion to New Construction Activity PHOENIX, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Momentum for new hotel development continues to build at Choice Hotels International (NYSE: CHH), one of the world's leading hotel companies. At the 20(th) annual Lodging Conference, the company heralded several initiatives driving interest in new construction for Choice branded hotels. The growing volume of these projects is multi-faceted - mainly driven by the ongoing success of...

2014-10-21 12:29:47

Premier specialty sporting goods retailer offers night-friendly workout products to help athletes stay safe as the days get shorter LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The end of Daylight Saving Time begins on Nov. 2 and with the sun setting earlier, Sport Chalet offers a variety of gear to assist athletes with their after-dark workouts. The premier specialty sporting goods retailer aims to keep athletes safe in the upcoming winter evenings without compromising their workout regimens....

2014-10-21 12:29:19

North Scottsdale store grand opening includes $30,000 in product giveaways, $10,000 grant to The First Tee of Phoenix ATLANTA, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PGA TOUR Superstore (www.pgatoursuperstore.com) today announced the October 25 grand opening of its 20th retail store, which is located at 7000 East Mayo Blvd in North Scottsdale. The new store's grand opening celebration, which includes $30,000 in product giveaways and a $10,000 grant to The First Tee of Scottsdale, marks the company's...


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Norfolk Horn
2014-10-23 13:55:56

The Norfolk horn, known by many other names including the Old Norfolk, the Blackface Norfolk Horned, and the Norfolk Horned, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in the heathlands of Norfolk, England. Unlike other black-faced sheep breeds, this breed is able to survive in dry and cool conditions. It was popular in its native country until the nineteenth century, during which time more improved breeds the Southdown were introduced. These two breeds were crossbred to develop the...

Orites excelsus
2014-10-13 13:23:35

Orites excelsus is a species of rainforest tree. The species may also be referred to as the Prickly ash, the Mountain silky oak or the White beefwood. This tree is a member of the Proteaceae family. O. excelsus can be found in New South Wales and southeast Queensland. Orites excelsus will typically grow to approximately 100 feet tall. Its trunk is thick with grey or brown bark. Mature leaves become simple and smooth measuring 1.6-7.4 inches and .6-1.8 inches wide. Young leaves are covered...

Lomatia tasmanica
2014-10-07 10:48:37

Lomatia tasmanica is commonly referred to as King's Lomatia. It is a shrub species from Tasmania that belongs to the Proteaceae family. Only one small colony of L. tasmanica is thought to be alive in the wild. L. tasmanica has shiny green leaves and produces pink flowers. It is an unusual plant, being that there is no genetic difference between plants. It is defined as a triploid, which by definition means it contains all 3 chromosomes and is sterile. Reproduction for the plant happens...

Mount Bisoke
2014-10-04 17:51:30

Mount Bisoke, also known as Visoke, is an active stratovolcano that is located on the border between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its summit, which reaches an elevation of 12,175 feet, is located in Rwanda. This volcano is in the Virunga Mountains, which is part of the Albertine Rift, in the western section of the East African Rift. It is protected within Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda and Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Like all of the...

Slender Tree Frog, Litoria adelaidensis
2014-10-01 08:59:02

The Slender Tree Frog (Litoria adelaidensis) is a tree frog that is endemic to southwestern Australia. It has a very slender build, a thin and flat body with a flat and pointed snout. The dorsal surface is seen in a variety of colors, from completely brown or green, to brown with green patches. The flanks of the body have a dark brown or black stripe, which runs through the eye to the nostril; the line is much narrower between the nostril and the eye. The ventral surface is white, and the...

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